Manipulating data in a database often requires writing lots of queries. When the same data is required in multiple places, this will probably result in duplicate code. When these queries also need to be updated, it can be an “inconvenience” to say the least.

When using ThingsDB, you can make use of something called procedures. The official definition of a procedure is: “A named closure that is attached to a scope and available to use in an API call”. But simply put, it is just a function stored in ThingsDB that you can run as many times as you want…

Rob van den Boom

Software Engineer @ Transceptor Technology

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