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    ReQL command: hashMap

    Command syntax

    r.hashMap(key, value)[.with(key, value) ...] → object


    Take a key/value pair, with extra key/value pairs optionally specified by chaining one or more with(key, value) terms after hashMap, and return an object.

    hashMap is a convenience provided by the RethinkDB Java driver, and is not actually a ReQL term. It returns a MapObject, a RethinkDB-provided class that inherits from Map<Object,Object>. You can use hashMap outside the context of a ReQL query.

    Example: Create a hashmap.

    import com.rethinkdb.model.MapObject;
    MapObject newData = r.hashMap("user", "fred")
        .with("email", "")
        .with("id", 101)
        .with("admin", true);

    This creates the object (in JSON):

        "admin": true,
        "email": "",
        "id": 101,
        "user": "fred"

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