BackboneJS - Collection Where


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Description

It is used to display the model by using the matched attribute in the collection.

Syntax

collection.where(attribute)

Parameters

attribute − It represents the property of a defined model.

Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
   <head>
      <title>Collection Example</title>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.1.3.min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
         
      <script src = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/underscore.js/1.8.2/underscore-min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
         
      <script src = "https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/backbone.js/1.1.2/backbone-min.js"
         type = "text/javascript"></script>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <script type = "text/javascript">
         //'Player' is a model name
         Player = Backbone.Model.extend ({
            name: ""
         });

         //The 'PlayersCollection' is an instance of the collection
         PlayersCollection = Backbone.Collection.extend ({
            model: Player  //The model 'Player' is specified by overriding the "model" property of the collection
         });
         var player1 = new Player({ name: "Dravid" });
         var player2 = new Player({ name: "Raina"});
         var player3 = new Player({ name: "Jadeja"});
         var mycollection = new PlayersCollection();

         //The 'player1','player2' and 'player3' are 3 instances added to the collection by using 'mycollection' instance
         mycollection.add(player1);
         mycollection.add(player2);
         mycollection.add(player3);

         //The where() method returns the model, which contains the name with "Raina" in the collection
         var myteam = mycollection.where({ name: 'Raina' });
         document.write("Total numbers of items that matches given attribute are:", 
            +myteam.length);
      </script>
      
   </body>
</html>

Output

Let us carry out the following steps to see how the above code works −

  • Save the above code in the where.htm file.

  • Open this HTML file in a browser.

backbonejs_collection.htm
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