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Sqlitex

An Elixir wrapper around esqlite. The main aim here is to provide convenient usage of SQLite databases.

Updated to 1.0

With the 1.0 release, we made just a single breaking change. Sqlitex.Query.query previously returned just the raw query results on success and {:error, reason} on failure. This has been bothering us for a while, so we changed it in 1.0 to return {:ok, results} on success and {:error, reason} on failure. This should make it easier to pattern match on. The Sqlitex.Query.query! function has kept its same functionality of returning bare results on success and raising an error on failure.

Usage

The simple way to use sqlitex is just to open a database and run a query:

Sqlitex.with_db('test/fixtures/golfscores.sqlite3', fn(db) ->
  Sqlitex.query(db, "SELECT * FROM players ORDER BY id LIMIT 1")
end)
# => [[id: 1, name: "Mikey", created_at: {{2012,10,14},{05,46,28}}, updated_at: {{2013,09,06},{22,29,36}}, type: nil]]

Sqlitex.with_db('test/fixtures/golfscores.sqlite3', fn(db) ->
  Sqlitex.query(db, "SELECT * FROM players ORDER BY id LIMIT 1", into: %{})
end)
# => [%{id: 1, name: "Mikey", created_at: {{2012,10,14},{05,46,28}}, updated_at: {{2013,09,06},{22,29,36}}, type: nil}]

Pass the bind option to bind parameterized queries.

Sqlitex.with_db('test/fixtures/golfscores.sqlite3', fn(db) ->
  Sqlitex.query(
    db,
    "INSERT INTO players (name, created_at, updated_at) VALUES (?1, ?2, ?3, ?4)",
    bind: ['Mikey', '2012-10-14 05:46:28.318107', '2013-09-06 22:29:36.610911']
  )
end)
# => [[id: 1, name: "Mikey", created_at: {{2012,10,14},{05,46,28}}, updated_at: {{2013,09,06},{22,29,36}}, type: nil]]

If you want to keep the database open during the lifetime of your project, you can use the Sqlitex.Server GenServer module. Here's a sample from a phoenix projects main supervisor definition.

children = [
  # Start the endpoint when the application starts
  worker(Golf.Endpoint, []),
  worker(Sqlitex.Server, ['golf.sqlite3', [name: Golf.DB]])
]

Now that the GenServer is running you can make queries via

Sqlitex.Server.query(Golf.DB,
                     "SELECT g.id, g.course_id, g.played_at, c.name AS course
                      FROM games AS g
                      INNER JOIN courses AS c ON g.course_id = c.id
                      ORDER BY g.played_at DESC LIMIT 10")

Looking for Ecto?

Check out the SQLite Ecto2 adapter

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