Any callback in the application that is passed the
request object can access the Models programmatically. If the
actions property in the model definition is set, some of the methods cannot be invoked. The
actions property restricts which CRUD operations can be invoked on the models.
- Retrieve an instance to API Builder using the
- Retrieve the Model instance using API Builder's
getModel('name')method by passing it the name of the model.
- Invoke one of the following methods on the Model instance and pass it a callback function, which is passed an
create(object, callback): Creates a model
query(options, callback): Retrieves models specified by the query
findAll(callback): Retrieves all models
findById(id, callback): Retrieves the model specified by the id parameter
update(instance, callback): Updates the passed model
deleteAll(callback): Deletes all models
delete(instance, callback): Deletes the passed model
The Route example below retrieves all car model.