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struct

A special language element to support structs (i.e. simple value objects). See the global struct function for more details.

Methods

to_json

string struct.to_json()

Creates a JSON string from the struct parameter. This method only works if all struct elements (recursively) are strings, ints, booleans, other structs or a list of these types. Quotes and new lines in strings are escaped. Examples:
struct(key=123).to_json()
# {"key":123}

struct(key=True).to_json()
# {"key":true}

struct(key=[1, 2, 3]).to_json()
# {"key":[1,2,3]}

struct(key='text').to_json()
# {"key":"text"}

struct(key=struct(inner_key='text')).to_json()
# {"key":{"inner_key":"text"}}

struct(key=[struct(inner_key=1), struct(inner_key=2)]).to_json()
# {"key":[{"inner_key":1},{"inner_key":2}]}

struct(key=struct(inner_key=struct(inner_inner_key='text'))).to_json()
# {"key":{"inner_key":{"inner_inner_key":"text"}}}

to_proto

string struct.to_proto()

Creates a text message from the struct parameter. This method only works if all struct elements (recursively) are strings, ints, booleans, other structs or a list of these types. Quotes and new lines in strings are escaped. Keys are iterated in the sorted order. Examples:
struct(key=123).to_proto()
# key: 123

struct(key=True).to_proto()
# key: true

struct(key=[1, 2, 3]).to_proto()
# key: 1
# key: 2
# key: 3

struct(key='text').to_proto()
# key: "text"

struct(key=struct(inner_key='text')).to_proto()
# key {
#   inner_key: "text"
# }

struct(key=[struct(inner_key=1), struct(inner_key=2)]).to_proto()
# key {
#   inner_key: 1
# }
# key {
#   inner_key: 2
# }

struct(key=struct(inner_key=struct(inner_inner_key='text'))).to_proto()
# key {
#    inner_key {
#     inner_inner_key: "text"
#   }
# }