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struct

A generic object with fields.

Structs fields cannot be reassigned once the struct is created. Two structs are equal if they have the same fields and if corresponding field values are equal.

Members

to_json

string struct.to_json()

Creates a JSON string from the struct parameter. This method only works if all struct elements (recursively) are strings, ints, booleans, other structs, a list of these types or a dictionary with string keys and values of these types. Quotes and new lines in strings are escaped. Examples:
struct(key=123).to_json()
# {"key":123}

struct(key=True).to_json()
# {"key":true}

struct(key=[1, 2, 3]).to_json()
# {"key":[1,2,3]}

struct(key='text').to_json()
# {"key":"text"}

struct(key=struct(inner_key='text')).to_json()
# {"key":{"inner_key":"text"}}

struct(key=[struct(inner_key=1), struct(inner_key=2)]).to_json()
# {"key":[{"inner_key":1},{"inner_key":2}]}

struct(key=struct(inner_key=struct(inner_inner_key='text'))).to_json()
# {"key":{"inner_key":{"inner_inner_key":"text"}}}

to_proto

string struct.to_proto()

Creates a text message from the struct parameter. This method only works if all struct elements (recursively) are strings, ints, booleans, other structs or dicts or lists of these types. Quotes and new lines in strings are escaped. Struct keys are iterated in the sorted order. Examples:
struct(key=123).to_proto()
# key: 123

struct(key=True).to_proto()
# key: true

struct(key=[1, 2, 3]).to_proto()
# key: 1
# key: 2
# key: 3

struct(key='text').to_proto()
# key: "text"

struct(key=struct(inner_key='text')).to_proto()
# key {
#   inner_key: "text"
# }

struct(key=[struct(inner_key=1), struct(inner_key=2)]).to_proto()
# key {
#   inner_key: 1
# }
# key {
#   inner_key: 2
# }

struct(key=struct(inner_key=struct(inner_inner_key='text'))).to_proto()
# key {
#    inner_key {
#     inner_inner_key: "text"
#   }
# }

struct(foo={4: 3, 2: 1}).to_proto()
# foo: {
#   key: 4
#   value: 3
# }
# foo: {
#   key: 2
#   value: 1
# }