Monsieur Zartosht

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Turn Mongoose Object into Plain Object

When getting a document out from mongo with mongoose client, the output is not of plain object type and it means you cannot easily use it inside template engines. I came across this problem and thought that couldn't use the output inside handlebars "each" helper.

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    Turn Mongoose Documnet to Plain Javascript Object

    This is a really short blog post about turning Mongoose Document into a plain javascript object. for doing so all you need to do is add a lean() method after your find method:

    let post = findOne({
        _id: "ID"

    And then pass this post object to your template engine. As a matter of fact, you can't find any difference between this to objects but some template engines such as handlebars can take the results count but not the properties out.

    I hope it helps.

    Posted in Express , Javascript , Mongo , Node js , Web on by

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