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Turn any collection of objects into its own efficient tree or linked list using Symbol

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Turn any collection of objects into its own efficient tree or linked list using Symbol.

This library has been designed to provide an efficient backing data structure for DOM trees. You can also use this library as an efficient linked list. Any meta data is stored on your objects directly, which ensures any kind of insertion or deletion is performed in constant time. Because an ES6 Symbol is used, the meta data does not interfere with your object in any way.

Node.js 4+, io.js and modern browsers are supported.

Example

A linked list:

const SymbolTree = require('symbol-tree'); const tree = new SymbolTree(); let a = {foo: 'bar'}; // or `new Whatever()` let b = {foo: 'baz'}; let c = {foo: 'qux'}; tree.insertBefore(b, a); // insert a before b tree.insertAfter(b, c); // insert c after b console.log(tree.nextSibling(a) === b); console.log(tree.nextSibling(b) === c); console.log(tree.previousSibling(c) === b); tree.remove(b); console.log(tree.nextSibling(a) === c);

A tree:

const SymbolTree = require('symbol-tree'); const tree = new SymbolTree(); let parent = {}; let a = {}; let b = {}; let c = {}; tree.prependChild(parent, a); // insert a as the first child tree.appendChild(parent,c ); // insert c as the last child tree.insertAfter(a, b); // insert b after a, it now has the same parent as a console.log(tree.firstChild(parent) === a); console.log(tree.nextSibling(tree.firstChild(parent)) === b); console.log(tree.lastChild(parent) === c); let grandparent = {}; tree.prependChild(grandparent, parent); console.log(tree.firstChild(tree.firstChild(grandparent)) === a);

See api.md for more documentation.

Testing

Make sure you install the dependencies first:

npm install

You can now run the unit tests by executing:

npm test

The line and branch coverage should be 100%.

API Documentation

symbol-tree

Author: Joris van der Wel [email protected]

SymbolTree ⏏

Kind: Exported class

new SymbolTree([description])
ParamTypeDefaultDescription
[description]string"'SymbolTree data'"Description used for the Symbol

symbolTree.initialize(object) ⇒ Object

You can use this function to (optionally) initialize an object right after its creation, to take advantage of V8's fast properties. Also useful if you would like to freeze your object.

O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - object

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.hasChildren(object) ⇒ Boolean

Returns true if the object has any children. Otherwise it returns false.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.firstChild(object) ⇒ Object

Returns the first child of the given object.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.lastChild(object) ⇒ Object

Returns the last child of the given object.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.previousSibling(object) ⇒ Object

Returns the previous sibling of the given object.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.nextSibling(object) ⇒ Object

Returns the next sibling of the given object.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.parent(object) ⇒ Object

Return the parent of the given object.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.lastInclusiveDescendant(object) ⇒ Object

Find the inclusive descendant that is last in tree order of the given object.

  • O(n) (worst case) where n is the depth of the subtree of object

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.preceding(object, [options]) ⇒ Object

Find the preceding object (A) of the given object (B). An object A is preceding an object B if A and B are in the same tree and A comes before B in tree order.

  • O(n) (worst case)
  • O(1) (amortized when walking the entire tree)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamTypeDescription
objectObject
[options]Object
[options.root]ObjectIf set, root must be an inclusive ancestor of the return value (or else null is returned). This check assumes that root is also an inclusive ancestor of the given object

symbolTree.following(object, [options]) ⇒ Object

Find the following object (A) of the given object (B). An object A is following an object B if A and B are in the same tree and A comes after B in tree order.

  • O(n) (worst case) where n is the amount of objects in the entire tree
  • O(1) (amortized when walking the entire tree)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamTypeDefaultDescription
objectObject
[options]Object
[options.root]ObjectIf set, root must be an inclusive ancestor of the return value (or else null is returned). This check assumes that root is also an inclusive ancestor of the given object
[options.skipChildren]BooleanfalseIf set, ignore the children of object

symbolTree.childrenToArray(parent, [options]) ⇒ Array.<Object>

Append all children of the given object to an array.

  • O(n) where n is the amount of children of the given parent

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamTypeDefaultDescription
parentObject
[options]Object
[options.array]Array.<Object>[]
[options.filter]functionFunction to test each object before it is added to the array. Invoked with arguments (object). Should return true if an object is to be included.
[options.thisArg]*Value to use as this when executing filter.

symbolTree.ancestorsToArray(object, [options]) ⇒ Array.<Object>

Append all inclusive ancestors of the given object to an array.

  • O(n) where n is the amount of ancestors of the given object

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamTypeDefaultDescription
objectObject
[options]Object
[options.array]Array.<Object>[]
[options.filter]functionFunction to test each object before it is added to the array. Invoked with arguments (object). Should return true if an object is to be included.
[options.thisArg]*Value to use as this when executing filter.

symbolTree.treeToArray(root, [options]) ⇒ Array.<Object>

Append all descendants of the given object to an array (in tree order).

  • O(n) where n is the amount of objects in the sub-tree of the given object

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamTypeDefaultDescription
rootObject
[options]Object
[options.array]Array.<Object>[]
[options.filter]functionFunction to test each object before it is added to the array. Invoked with arguments (object). Should return true if an object is to be included.
[options.thisArg]*Value to use as this when executing filter.

symbolTree.childrenIterator(parent, [options]) ⇒ Object

Iterate over all children of the given object

  • O(1) for a single iteration

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - An iterable iterator (ES6)

ParamTypeDefault
parentObject
[options]Object
[options.reverse]Booleanfalse

symbolTree.previousSiblingsIterator(object) ⇒ Object

Iterate over all the previous siblings of the given object. (in reverse tree order)

  • O(1) for a single iteration

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - An iterable iterator (ES6)

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.nextSiblingsIterator(object) ⇒ Object

Iterate over all the next siblings of the given object. (in tree order)

  • O(1) for a single iteration

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - An iterable iterator (ES6)

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.ancestorsIterator(object) ⇒ Object

Iterate over all inclusive ancestors of the given object

  • O(1) for a single iteration

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - An iterable iterator (ES6)

ParamType
objectObject

symbolTree.treeIterator(root, options) ⇒ Object

Iterate over all descendants of the given object (in tree order).

Where n is the amount of objects in the sub-tree of the given root:

  • O(n) (worst case for a single iteration)
  • O(n) (amortized, when completing the iterator)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - An iterable iterator (ES6)

ParamTypeDefault
rootObject
optionsObject
[options.reverse]Booleanfalse

symbolTree.index(child) ⇒ Number

Find the index of the given object (the number of preceding siblings).

  • O(n) where n is the amount of preceding siblings
  • O(1) (amortized, if the tree is not modified)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Number - The number of preceding siblings, or -1 if the object has no parent

ParamType
childObject

symbolTree.childrenCount(parent) ⇒ Number

Calculate the number of children.

  • O(n) where n is the amount of children
  • O(1) (amortized, if the tree is not modified)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
parentObject

symbolTree.compareTreePosition(left, right) ⇒ Number

Compare the position of an object relative to another object. A bit set is returned:

  • DISCONNECTED : 1
  • PRECEDING : 2
  • FOLLOWING : 4
  • CONTAINS : 8
  • CONTAINED_BY : 16

The semantics are the same as compareDocumentPosition in DOM, with the exception that DISCONNECTED never occurs with any other bit.

where n and m are the amount of ancestors of left and right; where o is the amount of children of the lowest common ancestor of left and right:

  • O(n + m + o) (worst case)
  • O(n + m) (amortized, if the tree is not modified)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree

ParamType
leftObject
rightObject

symbolTree.remove(removeObject) ⇒ Object

Remove the object from this tree. Has no effect if already removed.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - removeObject

ParamType
removeObjectObject

symbolTree.insertBefore(referenceObject, newObject) ⇒ Object

Insert the given object before the reference object. newObject is now the previous sibling of referenceObject.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - newObject
Throws:

  • Error If the newObject is already present in this SymbolTree
ParamType
referenceObjectObject
newObjectObject

symbolTree.insertAfter(referenceObject, newObject) ⇒ Object

Insert the given object after the reference object. newObject is now the next sibling of referenceObject.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - newObject
Throws:

  • Error If the newObject is already present in this SymbolTree
ParamType
referenceObjectObject
newObjectObject

symbolTree.prependChild(referenceObject, newObject) ⇒ Object

Insert the given object as the first child of the given reference object. newObject is now the first child of referenceObject.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - newObject
Throws:

  • Error If the newObject is already present in this SymbolTree
ParamType
referenceObjectObject
newObjectObject

symbolTree.appendChild(referenceObject, newObject) ⇒ Object

Insert the given object as the last child of the given reference object. newObject is now the last child of referenceObject.

  • O(1)

Kind: instance method of SymbolTree
Returns: Object - newObject
Throws:

  • Error If the newObject is already present in this SymbolTree
ParamType
referenceObjectObject
newObjectObject

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What is symbol-tree?

Turn any collection of objects into its own efficient tree or linked list using Symbol

Is symbol-tree popular?

The npm package symbol-tree receives a total of 12,442,653 weekly downloads. As such, symbol-tree popularity was classified as popular.

Is symbol-tree well maintained?

We found that symbol-tree demonstrated a not healthy version release cadence and project activity. It has 1 open source maintainer collaborating on the project.

Last updated on 12 Jun 2019
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