TinyBase

Grouping Dice Rolls

In this demo, we use an IndexView component to group each Row of the Store object based on the value in a Cell within it. We roll a dice 48 times and index the rolls by result. We're making changes to the Averaging Dice Rolls demo.

We import the extra functions and components we need:

-const {MetricView, Provider, TableView, useCell} = TinyBaseUiReact;
+const {IndexView, Provider, SliceView, useCell} = TinyBaseUiReact;
-const {createMetrics, createStore} = TinyBase;
+const {createIndexes, createStore} = TinyBase;

To create the Indexes object, we use createIndexes, and configure an index called rolls for the Table called rolls, based on the result Cell of each roll Row. It sorts the dice rolls according to the color of the dice (ie blue, then green, then red for each given result). We don't need metrics in this demo:

-const metrics = createMetrics(store)
-  .setMetricDefinition('average', 'rolls', 'avg', 'result')
-  .setMetricDefinition('count', 'rolls', 'sum');
+const indexes = createIndexes(store).setIndexDefinition(
+  'rolls',
+  'rolls',
+  'result',
+  'color',
+);

As in the previous demo, each roll is going to be rendered as a dice Unicode character, but we'll add color as a CSS class:

 const Roll = ({tableId, rowId}) => (
-  <span className="roll">+  <span className={`roll ${useCell(tableId, rowId, 'color')}`}>     {String.fromCharCode(9855 + useCell(tableId, rowId, 'result'))}
   </span>
 );
 .roll {
   display: inline-block;
   font-size: 3rem;
   padding: 0 1rem;
   line-height: 3rem;
+  &.red {
+    color: #900;
+  }
+  &.green {
+    color: #090;
+  }
+  &.blue {
+    color: #009;
+  }
 }

We create a component for each slice. Its main purpose is to put each SliceView component on a new line and ensure the Roll component is used for each roll Row:

const Rolls = (props) => (
  <div className="rolls">
    <SliceView {...props} rowComponent={Roll} />
  </div>
);
.rolls {
  white-space: nowrap;
}

We then create a React app comprising a IndexView component which will render the Rolls component for each slice in the index (in turn rendering the Roll component for each roll Row):

ReactDOM.render(
  <Provider store={store} indexes={indexes}>
    <IndexView indexId="rolls" sliceComponent={Rolls} />
  </Provider>,
  document.body,
);
-ReactDOM.render(
-  <Provider store={store} metrics={metrics}>
-    <p>
-      Count: <MetricView metricId="count" />
-      <br />
-      Average: <MetricView metricId="average" />
-    </p>
-    <TableView tableId="rolls" rowComponent={Roll} />
-  </Provider>,
-  document.body,
-);

To roll the dice, we again add a new Row every half second with the result, but also add a random color:

 store.addRow('rolls', {
   result: Math.ceil(Math.random() * 6),
+  color: ['red', 'green', 'blue'][Math.floor(Math.random() * 3)],
 });

Next, we will build a minimum viable 'Todo' app. Please continue to the Todo App v1 (the basics) demo.