neridaj neridaj - 1 month ago 34
Javascript Question

Lodash group by multiple properties if property value is true

I have an array of vehicles that need to be grouped by make and model, only if the 'selected' property is true. The resulting object should contain properties for make model and count. Using lodash, how can I organize the vehicle objects into the desired result objects. I'm able to get the vehicle objects grouped by makeCode but I'm not sure how to group by more than one property.

group by make code works

var vehicles = _.groupBy(response.vehicleTypes, function(item)
{
return item.makeCode; // how to group by model code as well
});


initial vehicles

{
id: 1,
selected: true,
makeCode: "Make-A",
modelCode: "Model-a",
trimCode: "trim-a",
yearCode: "2012"
},
{
id: 2,
selected: false,
makeCode: "Make-A",
modelCode: "Model-a",
trimCode: "trim-a",
yearCode: "2013"
},
{
id: 3,
selected: true,
makeCode: "Make-B",
modelCode: "Model-c",
trimCode: "trim-a",
yearCode: "2014"
},
{
id: 25,
selected: true,
makeCode: "Make-C",
modelCode: "Model-b",
trimCode: "trim-b",
yearCode: "2012"
},
{
id: 26,
selected: true,
makeCode: "Make-C",
modelCode: "Model-b",
trimCode: "trim-a",
yearCode: "2013"
}


result object

{
Make-A: {
Model-a: {
count: 1
}
}
},

{
Make-B: {
Model-c: {
count: 1
}
}
},
{
Make-C: {
Model-b: {
count: 2
}
}
}

Answer

Since you're already using lodash, you can take advantage of the _.filter function. This will return only the items where selected is true.

var selectedVehicles = _.filter(response.vehicleTypes, 'selected');

Now that you have the selectedVehicles array, you can use your original code for grouping by the makeCode.

selectedVehicles = _.groupBy(selectedVehicles, function(item) {
  return item.makeCode;
});

This returns an object, so we will need to iterate through those keys, and perform our second groupBy

_.forEach(selectedVehicles, function(value, key) {
  selectedVehicles[key] = _.groupBy(selectedVehicles[key], function(item) {
    return item.modelCode;
  });
});

From this you will have an object of the form. I'll leave it to you to get the count from each array.

{ 'Make-A': { 'Model-a': [ ... ] },
  'Make-B': { 'Model-c': [ ... ] },
  'Make-C': { 'Model-b': [ ..., ... ] } }