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insert function


Invoked when an item is insert into a table.


function insert(item, user, request) { }


  • item
    Type: object

    The rowset to be inserted into the table.

  • user
    Type: object

    The user object that represents an authenticated user when authentication is required, otherwise undefined.

  • request
    Type: object

    The request object that represents the request for the operation.

Return Value

Type: undefined 

When the insert operation succeeds, a response with 201 HTTP status code is returned with the state of the inserted item in the body. This item includes the ID of the item generated during the insert operation.


You can control data that is inserted by modifying the state of the item object before the execute method is called.

You can override the default success and error behaviors. For more information, see Mobile Services JavaScript (Node.js) backend library

See Also

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