MentorProfileCollection

api/user. MentorProfileCollection

Represents a Mentor Profile.

Constructor

new MentorProfileCollection()

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Extends

Methods

_checkIntegrityCommonFields(doc) → {Array}

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Internal method for use by subclasses.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
doc

The profile document.

Returns:

An array of problems

Type
Array

_updateCommonFields()

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Internal method for use by subclasses.
Destructively modifies updateData with the values of the passed fields.
Call this function for side-effect only.

assertAllDefined(names)

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Verifies that the list of passed instances are all members of this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
names

Should be a list of docs and/or docIDs.

Throws:

If instances is not an array, or if any instance is not in this collection.

Type
Meteor.Error

assertDefined(name)

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Verifies that the passed object is one of this collection's instances.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
name String | List

Should be a defined ID or doc in this collection.

Throws:

If not defined.

Type
Meteor.Error

assertValidRoleForMethod(userId)

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Implementation of assertValidRoleForMethod. Asserts that userId is logged in as an Admin, Advisor or
Mentor.
This is used in the define, update, and removeIt Meteor methods associated with each class.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
userId

The userId of the logged in user. Can be null or undefined

Throws:

If there is no logged in user, or the user is not an Admin or Advisor.

Type
Meteor.Error

checkIntegrity() → {Array}

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Returns an array of strings, each one representing an integrity problem with this collection.
Returns an empty array if no problems were found.
Checks the profile common fields and the role..

Returns:

A (possibly empty) array of strings indicating integrity issues.

Type
Array

count() → {Number}

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Returns the number of documents in this collection.

Returns:

The number of elements in this collection.

Type
Number

define(username, firstName, lastName, picture, website, interests, careerGoals, company, career, location, linkedin, motivation) → {String}

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Defines the profile associated with a Mentor.
The username does not need to be defined in Meteor Accounts yet, but it must be a unique Slug.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
username

The username string associated with this profile, which should be an email.

firstName

The first name.

lastName

The last name.

picture

The URL to their picture. (optional, defaults to a default picture.)

website

The URL to their personal website (optional).

interests

An array of interests. (optional)

careerGoals

An array of career goals. (optional)

company

The company the mentor works for.

career

The mentor's career (or title).

location

The mentor's location.

linkedin

The mentor's LinkedIn user ID. (optional)

motivation

The reason why the user mentors.

Throws:

If username has been previously defined, or if any interests or careerGoals are invalid.

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Meteor.Error
Returns:

The docID of the MentorProfile.

Type
String

dumpAll() → {Object}

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Returns an object with two fields: name and contents.
Name is the name of this collection.
Contents is an array of objects suitable for passing to the restore() method.

Returns:

An object representing the contents of this collection.

Type
Object

dumpOne(docID) → {Object}

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Returns an object representing the MentorProfile docID in a format acceptable to define().

Parameters:
Name Type Description
docID

The docID of a MentorProfile

Returns:

An object representing the definition of docID.

Type
Object

find(selector, options) → {Mongo.Cursor}

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Runs find on this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
selector Object

A MongoDB selector.

options Object

MongoDB options.

Returns:
Type
Mongo.Cursor

findDoc(name) → {Object}

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A stricter form of findOne, in that it throws an exception if the entity isn't found in the collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
name String | Object

Either the docID, or an object selector, or the 'name' field value.

Throws:

If the document cannot be found.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The document associated with name.

Type
Object

findDocBySlug(slug) → {Object}

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Returns the instance associated with the passed slug.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
slug String

The slug (string or docID).

Throws:

If the slug cannot be found, or is not associated with an instance in this collection.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The document representing the instance.

Type
Object

findIdBySlug(slug) → {String}

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Return the docID of the instance associated with this slug.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
slug String

The slug (string or docID).

Throws:

If the slug cannot be found, or is not associated with an instance in this collection.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The docID.

Type
String

findIdsBySlugs(slugs) → {Array}

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Returns a list of docIDs associated with the instances associated with the list of slugs.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
slugs Array

A list or collection of slugs.

Throws:

If the slug cannot be found, or is not associated with an instance in this collection.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

A list of docIDs.

Type
Array

findOne(selector, options) → {Mongo.Cursor}

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Runs findOne on this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
selector Object

A MongoDB selector.

options Object

MongoDB options.

Returns:
Type
Mongo.Cursor

findSlugByID(docID) → {String}

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Returns the slug name associated with this docID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
docID

The docID

Throws:

If docID is not associated with this entity.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The slug name

Type
String

getCollectionName() → {string}

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Returns the collection name.

Returns:

The collection name as a string.

Type
string

getCollectionNameForProfile(profile) → {String}

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Returns the name of the collection associated with the given profile.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
profile

A Profile object.

Returns:

The name of a profile collection.

Type
String

getID(instance) → {String}

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Returns the docID associated with instance, or throws an error if it cannot be found.
If instance is a docID, then it is returned unchanged. If instance is a slug, its corresponding docID is returned.
If instance is the value for the username field in this collection, then return that document's ID.
If instance is an object with an _id field, then that value is checked to see if it's in the collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instance String

Either a valid docID or a valid slug string.

Throws:

If instance is not a docID or a slug.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The docID associated with instance.

Type
String

getIDs(instances) → {Array.<String>}

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Returns the docIDs associated with instances, or throws an error if any cannot be found.
If an instance is a docID, then it is returned unchanged. If a slug, its corresponding docID is returned.
If nothing is passed, then an empty array is returned.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instances Array.<String>

An array of valid docIDs, slugs, or a combination.

Throws:

If any instance is not a docID or a slug.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The docIDs associated with instances.

Type
Array.<String>

getProfile(user)

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Returns the profile associated with the specified user.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
user

The user (either their username (email) or their userID).

Throws:

If user is not a valid user, or profile is not found.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The profile document.

getPublicationName() → {String}

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Return the publication name.

Returns:

The publication name, as a string.

Type
String

getType() → {String}

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Return the type of this collection.

Returns:

The type, as a string.

Type
String

getUserID(profileID)

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Returns the userID associated with the given profile.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
profileID

The ID of the profile.

Returns:

The associated userID.

hasProfile(user)

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Returns non-null if the user has a profile in this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
user

The user (either their username (email) or their userID).

Throws:

If user is not a valid user.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The profile document if the profile exists, or null if not found.

hasSlug(slug) → {boolean}

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Returns true if the passed slug is associated with an entity of this type.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
slug String

Either the name of a slug or a slugID.

Returns:

True if the slug is in this collection.

Type
boolean

isDefined(instance) → {boolean}

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Return true if instance is a docID or a slug for this entity.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instance String

A docID or a slug.

Returns:

True if instance is a docID or slug for this entity.

Type
boolean

publish()

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Default publication method for entities.
It publishes the entire collection.

removeAll()

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Removes all elements of this collection.
This is implemented by mapping through all elements because mini-mongo does not implement the remove operation.
So this approach can be used on both client and server side.
removeAll should only used for testing purposes, so it doesn't need to be efficient.

Returns:

true

removeIt(profileID)

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Removes this profile, given its profile ID.
Also removes this user from Meteor Accounts.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
profileID

The ID for this profile object.

restoreAll(dumpObjects)

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Defines all the entities in the passed array of objects.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
dumpObjects

The array of objects representing the definition of a document in this collection.

restoreOne(dumpObject) → {String}

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Defines the entity represented by dumpObject.
Defaults to calling the define() method if it exists.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
dumpObject

An object representing one document in this collection.

Returns:

The docID of the newly created document.

Type
String

subscribe()

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Default subscription method for entities.
It subscribes to the entire collection.

toString() → {String}

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Returns a string representing all of the documents in this collection.

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Type
String

update(docID, company, career, location, linkedin, motivation)

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Updates the MentorProfile.
You cannot change the username or role once defined.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
docID

the id of the MentorProfile.

company

the company (optional).

career

the career (optional).

location

the location (optional).

linkedin

LinkedIn user ID (optional).

motivation

the motivation (optional).