Constructor

Key

new Key(options)

Parameter

options

object

Configuration object.

Values in options have the following properties:

Parameter

path

array

Key path.

namespace

Optional

string

Optional namespace.

Examples

Create an incomplete key with a kind value of `Company`.

const {Datastore} = require('@google-cloud/datastore');
const datastore = new Datastore();
const key = datastore.key('Company');
<caption>Create a complete key with a kind value of `Company` and id
`123`.</caption> const {Datastore} = require('@google-cloud/datastore');
const datastore = new Datastore();
const key = datastore.key(['Company', 123]);
<caption>If the ID integer is outside the bounds of a JavaScript Number
object, create an Int.</caption> const {Datastore} =
require('@google-cloud/datastore'); const datastore = new Datastore();
const key = datastore.key([
  'Company',
  datastore.int('100000000000001234')
]);
const {Datastore} = require('@google-cloud/datastore');
const datastore = new Datastore();
// Create a complete key with a kind value of `Company` and name `Google`.
// Note: `id` is used for numeric identifiers and `name` is used otherwise.
const key = datastore.key(['Company', 'Google']);
<caption>Create a complete key from a provided namespace and
path.</caption> const {Datastore} = require('@google-cloud/datastore');
const datastore = new Datastore();
const key = datastore.key({
  namespace: 'My-NS',
  path: ['Company', 123]
});

Properties

namespace

string

path

array