|In the quickstart Simple Schema example we have a hands-on interaction that shows the technical details|
A simple schema defines a list of nodes. Each node is an entity with the following attributes:
name(required) that you can use to access the entity.
avro_name(optional) conforms to the naming rules for Avro. Is derived from
nameunless it was explicitly set.
type(required) an integer, string, float or a
repeated(optional) that defines whether or not the field can occur more than once. Defaults to false.
required(optional) that defines whether or not the sender must fill in this field value. Defaults to false.
doc(optional) documents the purpose of the field.
nodes(optional) holds child-nodes for nested data structure. This is only valid when the
An example of a simple schema:
name: Clicks nodes: - name: Session Id type: STRING doc: the string value that connects events to a single sequence - name: User Name type: STRING doc: we use an event contract to define that this is private - name: url type: STRING doc: the url on the website - name: Prijs in GB£ type: FLOAT doc: price in UK pounds - name: mouse positions repeated: true type: NODE nodes: - name: x type: INTEGER - name: "y" # warning. Put quotes around y or it is a boolean true: type: INTEGER