Methods

This section describes methods that control the ArrayStore.

byKey(key)

Gets a data item with a specific key.

Parameters:
key:

Object

|

String

|

Number

A data item's key value.

Return Value:

Promise<any> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after the data item is loaded. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

// Getting the data item with key 1
store.byKey(1)
    .done(function (dataItem) {
        // Process the "dataItem" here
    })
    .fail(function (error) {
        // Handle the "error" here
    });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        // Getting the data item with key 1
        this.store.byKey(1).then(
            (dataItem) => { /* Process the "dataItem" here */ },
            (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
        );
    };
}

clear()

Clears all the ArrayStore's associated data.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.clear();
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.store.clear();
    }
}

createQuery()

Creates a Query for the underlying array.

Return Value:

Object

The Query object.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

var query = store.createQuery();
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
import DevExpress from "devextreme/bundles/dx.all";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    query: DevExpress.data.Query;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.query = this.store.createQuery();
    }
}
See Also

insert(values)

Adds a data item to the store.

Parameters:
values:

Object

A data item.

Return Value:

Promise<any> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after a data item is added. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

In the following code, dataObj is a data object added to the database and returned from the server. If the server returns nothing or the store works with local data, dataObj contains the data object passed to the insert method.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.insert({ id: 1, name: "John Doe" })
     .done(function (dataObj, key) {
         // Process the key and data object here
     })
     .fail(function (error) {
         // Handle the "error" here
     });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.store.insert({ id: 1, name: "John Doe" })
            .then(
                (dataObj) => { /* Process the data object here */ },
                (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
            );
    };
}
NOTE
The data item's key value should be unique, otherwise, the insertion will fail.

key()

Gets the key property (or properties) as specified in the key option.

Return Value: any

The key option's value.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ...
    key: "ProductID"
});

var keyProps = store.key(); // returns "ProductID"
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ...
            key: "ProductID"
        });
        let keyProps = this.store.key(); // returns "ProductID"
    };
}

keyOf(obj)

Gets a data item's key value.

Parameters:
obj:

Object

A data item.

Return Value: any

The data item's key value.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ...
    key: "id"
});

var key = store.keyOf({ id: 1, name: "John Doe" }); // returns 1
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ...
            key: "id"
        });
        let key = this.store.keyOf({ id: 1, name: "John Doe" }); // returns 1
    };
}

load()

Starts loading data.

Return Value:

Promise<any> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after data is loaded. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

load(options)

Starts loading data.

Parameters:
options:

LoadOptions

Data processing settings.

Return Value:

Promise<any> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after data is loaded. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.load(options)
     .done(function (data) {
         // Process "data" here
     })
     .fail(function (error) {
         // Handle the "error" here
     });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
import DevExpress from "devextreme/bundles/dx.all";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        let options: DevExpress.data.LoadOptions = {
            // Data processing settings are specified here
        };
        this.store.load(options)
            .then(
                (data) => { /* Process "data" here */ },
                (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
            );
    };
}

off(eventName)

Detaches all event handlers from a single event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

Return Value:

ArrayStore

The object for which this method is called.

See Also

off(eventName, eventHandler)

Detaches a particular event handler from a single event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

eventHandler:

Function

The event's handler.

Return Value:

ArrayStore

The object for which this method is called.

See Also

on(eventName, eventHandler)

Subscribes to an event.

Parameters:
eventName:

String

The event's name.

eventHandler:

Function

The event's handler.

Return Value:

ArrayStore

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to one of the events listed in the Events section.

See Also

on(events)

Subscribes to events.

Parameters:
events:

Object

Events with their handlers: { "eventName1": handler1, "eventName2": handler2, ...}

Return Value:

ArrayStore

The object for which this method is called.

Use this method to subscribe to several events with one method call. Available events are listed in the Events section.

See Also

push(changes)

Pushes data changes to the store and notifies the DataSource.

Parameters:
changes:

Array<any>

Data changes to be pushed.

There are three possible data change types:

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.push([{ type: "insert", data: data }]);
store.push([{ type: "update", data: data, key: key }]);
store.push([{ type: "remove", key: key }]);
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.store.push([{ type: "insert", data: data }]);
        this.store.push([{ type: "update", data: data, key: key }]);
        this.store.push([{ type: "remove", key: key }]);
    };
}

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remove(key)

Removes a data item with a specific key from the store.

Parameters:
key:

Object

|

String

|

Number

A data item's key value.

Return Value:

Promise<void> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after the data item is removed. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

// Removing the data item with key 1
store.remove(1)
     .done(function (key) {
         // Process the "key" here
     })
     .fail(function (error) {
         // Handle the "error" here
     });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        // Removing the data item with key 1
        this.store.remove(1)
            .then(
                (key) => { /* Process the "key" here */ },
                (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
            );
    };
}

totalCount(options)

Gets the total count of items the load() function returns.

Parameters:
obj:

Object

Filtering and grouping options.

Object structure:
filter:

Object

A filtering expression; described in the Filtering section.

group:

Object

A grouping expression; described in the Grouping section.

Return Value:

Promise<Number> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after the total item count is obtained. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.totalCount()
     .done(function (count) {
         // Process the "count" here
     })
     .fail(function (error) {
         // Handle the "error" here
     });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.store.totalCount()
            .then(
                (count) => { /* Process the "count" here */ },
                (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
            );
    };
}

update(key, values)

Updates a data item with a specific key.

Parameters:
key:

Object

|

String

|

Number

A data item's key value.

values:

Object

An object with new values for the data item.

Return Value:

Promise<any> (jQuery or native)

A Promise that is resolved after the data item is updated. It is a native Promise or a jQuery.Promise when you use jQuery.

In the following code, dataObj is a data object updated in the database and returned from the server. If the server returns nothing or the store works with local data, dataObj contains the data object passed to the update method.

jQuery
JavaScript
var store = new DevExpress.data.ArrayStore({
    // ArrayStore is configured here
});

store.update(1, { name: "John Smith" })
     .done(function (dataObj, key) {
         // Process the key and data object here
     })
     .fail(function (error) {
         // Handle the "error" here
     });
Angular
TypeScript
import ArrayStore from "devextreme/data/array_store";
// ...
export class AppComponent {
    store: ArrayStore;
    constructor() {
        this.store = new ArrayStore({
            // ArrayStore is configured here
        });
        this.store.update(1, { name: "John Smith" })
            .then(
                (dataObj) => { /* Process the data object here */ },
                (error) => { /* Handle the "error" here */ }
            );
    };
}