# Ottoman

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# Introduction

Ottoman is an ODM built for Couchbase and Node.js.

Ottoman's goal is to provide a better development experience while using Couchbase, bringing to developers a reliable tool to build systems that are easy to design, maintain, and scale.

# Installation

npm install ottoman

That's it, you are ready to use Ottoman.

# Dependencies Matrix

Supported version are:

Ottoman Nodejs Couchbase SDK Couchbase Server
^2.0.0 ^8.0.0 ^3.0.0 ^6.5.0

Notice: make sure you are using supported versions

# Getting started

const { connect, model, start, close } = require('ottoman');

const User = model('User', { name: String });

const user = new User({ name: 'Jane Doe' });
    .then(() => console.log('Nice Job!'))
    .finally(() => close());


You should see results similar to the following:

Nice Job!


If you are using legacy database must check out this ottomanjs.com (opens new window)

# Ottoman v2 main goals

  • To add support to Couchbase SDK 3.
  • To add typescript support.
  • To have a powerful query builder built-in.
  • To allow adding indexes to improve queries performance.
  • To have extendable Schemas using statics, methods, hooks.
  • To have Pluggable Schemas.

# Documentation

Checkout our examples (opens new window) and docs (opens new window) for typescript and javascript implementation.

# Questions

For questions and support please use the official forum (opens new window) or contact community (opens new window). Please make sure to read the Issue Reporting Checklist (opens new window) before opening an issue.

# Changelog

Detailed changes for each release are documented in the release notes (opens new window).

# Stay In Touch

# Contributions

Thank you to all the people who already contributed to Couchbase Ottoman!

# Guide for Developers

  1. Install Couchbase Server Using Docker (opens new window).


Check results on http://localhost:8091/ (opens new window) couchbase web client.

  1. Get the repo and install dependencies
$ git clone https://github.com/couchbaselabs/node-ottoman.git
$ cd node-ottoman
$ yarn install
  1. Available scripts
$ yarn dev
$ yarn build
$ yarn lint
$ yarn test
$ yarn test --coverage
$ yarn docs
$ yarn docs:dev

# Deploying Ottoman to NPM

  • Pull master branch from repo
  • yarn install
  • ensure version number is bumped
  • yarn build
  • yarn is:ready

# Publishing to NPM

When publishing a new package to NPM, please follow the following steps:

  • git pull (master branch)
  • yarn install && yarn build
  • update the package.json file w/ new version
  • yarn test:legacy (Use test:legacy Until CB 7 Release)
  • yarn pack (ensure package is packing as intended)
  • npm publish (--tag alpha or --tag beta)
  • push changes to package.json file w/ new version
  • deploy docs *if required

Once package is published, *update the docs:

  • yarn docs:dev (preview site)
  • yarn docs (generate docs directory)
  • copy files in docs/.vuepress/dist to ottomanjs-site
  • ensure CNAME file is correct
  • git push changes to ottomanjs-site

# License

© Copyright 2021 Couchbase Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. See the Apache 2.0 license (opens new window).