abstract class DB::ResultSet


The response of a query performed on a Database.

See DB for a complete sample.

Each #read call consumes the result and moves to the next column. Each column must be read in order. At any moment a #move_next can be invoked, meaning to skip the remaining, or even all the columns, in the current row. Also it is not mandatory to consume the whole ResultSet, hence an iteration through #each or #move_next can be stopped.

Note: depending on how the ResultSet was obtained it might be mandatory an explicit call to #close. Check QueryMethods#query.

Note to implementors

  1. Override #move_next to move to the next row.
  2. Override #read returning the next value in the row.
  3. (Optional) Override #read(t) for some types t for which custom logic other than a simple cast is needed.
  4. Override #column_count, #column_name.

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Instance Method Summary

Instance methods inherited from module DB::Disposable

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Constructor Detail

def self.new(statement : DB::Statement) #

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Instance Method Detail

abstract def column_count : Int32 #

Returns the number of columns in the result

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abstract def column_name(index : Int32) : String #

Returns the name of the column in index 0-based position.

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def column_names #

Returns the name of the columns.

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def each(&block) #

Iterates over all the rows

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def each_column(&block) #

Iterates over all the columns

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abstract def move_next : Bool #

Move the next row in the result. Return false if no more rows are available. See #each

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def read(type : DB::Mappable.class) #

Reads the next columns and maps them to a class

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def read(type : T.class) : T forall T #

Reads the next column value as a type

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def read #

Reads the next columns and returns a named tuple of the values.

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abstract def read #

Reads the next column value

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def read(*types : Class) #

Reads the next columns and returns a tuple of the values.

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