langchain_core.document_loaders.base.BaseLoader

class langchain_core.document_loaders.base.BaseLoader[source]

Interface for Document Loader.

Implementations should implement the lazy-loading method using generators to avoid loading all Documents into memory at once.

load is provided just for user convenience and should not be overridden.

Methods

__init__()

alazy_load()

A lazy loader for Documents.

aload()

Load data into Document objects.

lazy_load()

A lazy loader for Documents.

load()

Load data into Document objects.

load_and_split([text_splitter])

Load Documents and split into chunks.

__init__()
async alazy_load() AsyncIterator[Document][source]

A lazy loader for Documents.

Return type

AsyncIterator[Document]

async aload() List[Document][source]

Load data into Document objects.

Return type

List[Document]

lazy_load() Iterator[Document][source]

A lazy loader for Documents.

Return type

Iterator[Document]

load() List[Document][source]

Load data into Document objects.

Return type

List[Document]

load_and_split(text_splitter: Optional[TextSplitter] = None) List[Document][source]

Load Documents and split into chunks. Chunks are returned as Documents.

Do not override this method. It should be considered to be deprecated!

Parameters

text_splitter (Optional[TextSplitter]) – TextSplitter instance to use for splitting documents. Defaults to RecursiveCharacterTextSplitter.

Returns

List of Documents.

Return type

List[Document]

Examples using BaseLoader