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divideBy

divideBy(Array<T>, Number): Array<Array<T>>

Breaks up a list (array) into sub-lists (sub-arrays) that contain the specified number of elements.

When there are fewer elements in the input array than the specified number, the function fills the sub-array with those elements. When there are more elements, the function fills as many sub-arrays needed with the extra elements.

Parameters

Name Description

items

Items in the input array.

amount

The number of elements allowed per sub-array.

Example

This example breaks up arrays into sub-arrays based on the specified amount.

Source

%dw 2.0
import * from dw::core::Arrays
output application/json
---
{
  "divideBy" : [
      { "divideBy2" : [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] divideBy 2 },
      { "divideBy2" : [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] divideBy 2 },
      { "divideBy3" : [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] divideBy 3 }
  ]
}

Output

{
 "divideBy": [
  {
    "divideBy2": [
      [ 1, 2 ],
      [ 3, 4 ],
      [ 5 ]
    ]
  },
  {
    "divideBy2": [
      [ 1, 2 ],
      [ 3, 4 ],
      [ 5, 6 ]
    ]
  },
    {
      "divideBy3": [
        [ 1, 2, 3 ],
        [ 4, 5 ]
      ]
    }
 ]
}

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