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JSONPath Support

JSONPath template is composed of JSONPath expressions enclosed by {}. And we add three functions in addition to the original JSONPath syntax:

  1. The $ operator is optional since the expression always starts from the root object by default.
  2. We can use "" to quote text inside JSONPath expressions.
  3. We can use range operator to iterate lists.

The result object is printed as its String() function.

Given the input:

{
  "kind": "List",
  "items":[
    {
      "kind":"None",
      "metadata":{"name":"127.0.0.1"},
      "status":{
        "capacity":{"cpu":"4"},
        "addresses":[{"type": "LegacyHostIP", "address":"127.0.0.1"}]
      }
    },
    {
      "kind":"None",
      "metadata":{"name":"127.0.0.2"},
      "status":{
        "capacity":{"cpu":"8"},
        "addresses":[
          {"type": "LegacyHostIP", "address":"127.0.0.2"},
          {"type": "another", "address":"127.0.0.3"}
        ]
      }
    }
  ],
  "users":[
    {
      "name": "myself",
      "user": {}
    },
    {
      "name": "e2e",
      "user": {"username": "admin", "password": "secret"}
    }
  ]
}
Function Description Example Result
text the plain text kind is {.kind} kind is List
@ the current object {@} the same as input
. or [] child operator {.kind} or {[‘kind’]} List
.. recursive descent {..name} 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.2 myself e2e
* wildcard. Get all objects {.items[*].metadata.name} [127.0.0.1 127.0.0.2]
[start:end :step] subscript operator {.users[0].name} myself
[,] union operator {.items[*][‘metadata.name’, ‘status.capacity’]} 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.2 map[cpu:4] map[cpu:8]
?() filter {.users[?(@.name==”e2e”)].user.password} secret
range, end iterate list {range .items[*]}[{.metadata.name}, {.status.capacity}] {end} [127.0.0.1, map[cpu:4]] [127.0.0.2, map[cpu:8]]
”” quote interpreted string {range .items[*]}{.metadata.name}{“\t”}{end} 127.0.0.1 127.0.0.2

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