The datex template function

With the datex template function, DATEX Script code can be directly executed from a JS context and the result can be read.

const set = await datex `Set (1, 2, 'x', 'y')` // creates a Set {1,2,'x','y'}
const int = await datex `(100 + 50) / 10`; // integer calculation, returns 15n

Dynamic injections

When executing a DATEX Script, values can be passed from the JS context. Values passed into the script template string are always escaped to prevent injection attacks.

const val = $$(10);
const result = await datex `${val} + ${10}` // returns 20

Loading resources with datex.get()

The datex.get() function is completely comapatible with the native dynamic import() function.

Additionally, it supports importing DATEX scripts (.dx and .dxb files), as well as endpoint exports, pointers and other DATEX resources.


const jsModule = await datex.get("./example.js")
const dxModule = await datex.get("./example.dx")
const endpointExports = await datex.get("@example")
const pointer = await datex.get("$A3627E3737476859492")

Getting caller metadata with datex.meta

Inside function bodies, the datex.meta object contains the endpoint that triggered the function call as well as additional meta information:

  encrypted?:boolean, // the DATEX request was encrypted 
  signed?:boolean, // the DATEX request was signed
  sender:Endpoint, // the endpoint that sent the DATEX request


@endpoint class MyInterface {
  @property myMethod(a: number) {
    console.log("myMethod called by endpoint " + datex.meta.caller)  

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