Converts an Avro data representation into CFML data.

deserializeAvro(data, readerSchema [, strictMapping, useCustomSerialization]) → returns any

This function requires Adobe ColdFusion 2023 and up.  Not supported on Lucee, etc.

Argument Reference

data any

Avro serialized data

readerSchema string

The Avro schema as a string or the absolute path to the schema

strictMapping boolean
Default: true

Specifies whether to convert the Avro strictly. If true, converts the Avro binary to matching ColdFusion data types.

useCustomSerialization boolean
Default: true

Whether to use the customSerializer

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Sample code invoking the deserializeAvro function

news = queryNew("id,title",
    [ {"id":1,"title":"Dewey defeats Truman"}, {"id":2,"title":"Man walks on Moon"} ]);
newsSchema = '{  
    "namespace": "my.example",
    "type": "record",
    "name": "News",
    "fields": [ {"name":"id","type":"int"}, {"name":"title","type":"string"} ]
avro = serializeAvro(news, newsSchema);
writeDump(deserializeAvro(avro, newsSchema));

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