VerificationRequestCollection

api/verification. VerificationRequestCollection

Represents a Verification Request, such as "LiveWire Internship".
A student has completed an opportunity (such as an internship or project) and wants to obtain ICE Points by
having it verified.

Constructor

new VerificationRequestCollection()

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Creates the VerificationRequest collection.

Extends

Methods

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
Student.
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 studentID, opportunityInstanceID, semesterID.

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(student)

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Defines a verification request.

Example
VerificationRequests.define({ student: 'joesmith',
                              opportunityInstance: 'EiQYeRP4jyyre28Zw' });
or
VerificationRequests.define({ student: 'joesmith',
                              opportunity: 'TechHui',
                             semester: 'Fall-2015'});
Parameters:
Name Type Description
student Object

and opportunity must be slugs or IDs. SubmittedOn defaults to now.
status defaults to OPEN, and processed defaults to an empty array.
You can either pass the opportunityInstanceID or pass the opportunity and semester slugs. If opportunityInstance
is not defined, then the student, opportunity, and semester arguments are used to look it up.

Throws:

If semester, opportunity, opportunityInstance or student cannot be resolved,
or if verified is not a boolean.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The newly created docID.

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 VerificationRequest docID in a format acceptable to define().

Parameters:
Name Type Description
docID

The docID of an VerificationRequest.

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

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

findVerificationRequest(opportunityInstanceID)

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Returns the VerificationRequestID associated with opportunityInstanceID, or null if not found.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
opportunityInstanceID

The opportunityInstanceID

Returns:

The VerificationRequestID, or null if not found.

getCollectionName() → {string}

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Returns the collection name.

Returns:

The collection name as a string.

Type
string

getOpportunityDoc(verificationRequestID) → {Object}

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Returns the Opportunity associated with the VerificationRequest with the given instanceID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
verificationRequestID

The id of the VerificationRequest.

Throws:

If instanceID is not a valid ID.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The associated Opportunity.

Type
Object

getOpportunityInstanceDoc(verificationRequestID) → {Object}

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Returns the Opportunity associated with the VerificationRequest with the given instanceID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
verificationRequestID

The id of the VerificationRequest.

Throws:

If instanceID is not a valid ID.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The associated Opportunity.

Type
Object

getPublicationName() → {String}

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Return the publication name.

Returns:

The publication name, as a string.

Type
String

getSemesterDoc(instanceID) → {Object}

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Returns the Semester associated with the VerificationRequest with the given instanceID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instanceID

The id of the VerificationRequest.

Throws:

If instanceID is not a valid ID.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The associated Semester.

Type
Object

getSponsorDoc(instanceID) → {Object}

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Returns the Sponsor (faculty) profile associated with the VerificationRequest with the given instanceID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instanceID

The id of the VerificationRequest.

Throws:

If instanceID is not a valid ID.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The associated Faculty profile.

Type
Object

getStudentDoc(instanceID) → {Object}

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Returns the Student profile associated with the VerificationRequest with the given instanceID.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
instanceID

The id of the VerificationRequest.

Throws:

If instanceID is not a valid ID.

Type
Meteor.Error
Returns:

The associated Student profile.

Type
Object

getType() → {String}

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Return the type of this collection.

Returns:

The type, as a string.

Type
String

isDefined(name) → {boolean}

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Returns true if the passed entity is in this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
name String | Object

The docID, or an object specifying a documennt.

Returns:

True if name exists in this collection.

Type
boolean

publish()

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Depending on the logged in user publish only their VerificationRequests. If
the user is in the Role.ADMIN, ADVISOR or FACULTY then publish all Verification Requests.

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(name)

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A stricter form of remove that throws an error if the document or docID could not be found in this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
name String | Object

A document or docID in this collection.

Returns:

true

removeUser(user)

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Removes all VerificationRequest documents referring to user.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
user

The user, either the ID or the username.

Throws:

If user is not an ID or username.

Type
Meteor.Error

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

setVerificationStatus(verificationRequestID, verifyingUser, status, feedback)

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Sets the verification status of the passed VerificationRequest.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
verificationRequestID

The ID of the verification request.

verifyingUser

The user who is doing the verification.

status

The status (ACCEPTED, REJECTED, OPEN).

feedback

An optional feedback string.

Throws:

If the verification request or user is not defined.

Type
Meteor.Error

setVerified(verificationRequestID, verifier)

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Sets the passed VerificationRequest to be verified.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
verificationRequestID

The VerificationRequest

verifier

The user who did the verification.

Throws:

If verificationRequestID or verifyingUser are not defined.

Type
Meteor.Error

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(selector, modifier)

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Runs a simplified version of update on this collection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
selector Object

A MongoDB selector.

modifier Object

A MongoDB modifier

Returns:

true

updateStatus(requestID, status, processed)

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Updates the VerificationRequest's status and processed array.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
requestID

The VerificationRequest ID.

status

The new Status.

processed

The new array of process records.