Using Sequelize with typescript and express : Import all model files
Typescript , Uncategorized / February 17, 2019

STEP 1    Install Sequelize Install the latest version of Sequelize

Now create your migration script STEP 2  Initialize your project To create an empty project you  need to run init command

This will create seeders, config, migrations and models folders Modify the configuration file in your config folder accordingly   Step 3 Create your model and migration files

This will create Migration files in the migrations folder and model files in the models folder Step 4 Using models with typescript and express When you create multiple tables multiple model files will be created. To use all these model files at once, create a model folder in your project directory, create an index.ts file and include all the files using the fs module and path module of Node.js   The index.ts file will look like this  

The code

finds the model folder which is  outside your server files folder __dirname – Gives the current directory in which the executing file is located

Finds all .js model files inside the models folder

sequelizeconnection.import  import model files.In this case, it imports all model files

Above code adds the model to the model object


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