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Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

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  • #16
    Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

    David and others ....

    How do you word the "args.set" and/or "sqlStmt" to filter results to only include records where field "Carrier" is not blank
    (old dbf method I think is isnotblank("Carrier"))

    I have tried IS NOT NULL and "ISNOT NULL" in the "args.set", but this does not work

    args.set("argSelectEmail","??????")
    sqlStmt = "SELECT fulltxtemail from texts WHERE carrier = :argSelectEmail;"

    flag = cn.Execute(sqlStmt,args)
    if flag then

    rs = cn.ResultSet
    while rs.NextRow() ...............

    Thanks
    Tony

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    • #17
      Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

      No args required... and you have to be careful of what you ask for. This is probably what you want...

      sqlStmt = "SELECT fulltxtemail from texts WHERE carrier IS NOT NULL;"


      Sometimes... depending on the circumstances...

      sqlStmt = "SELECT fulltxtemail from texts WHERE carrier <> ''; "

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      • #18
        Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

        You can hide your password in a function and then call the function. Put OPTION ENCRYPTED_TOKENS in the first line of your function. Then no one should be able to read the aex.
        Peter
        AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

        [email protected]
        https://www.alphabasesolutions.com


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        • #19
          Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

          David, the second method worked!
          Peter, I am going to try use Mandrill instead of Gmail.
          Thanks!!

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          • #20
            Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

            Sorry, but two hours later ......

            should this work?

            "SELECT fulltxtemail,member FROM texts WHERE carrier <> '' and member = 'Yes';"

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            • #21
              Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

              Yes... as long as you have a carrier that is not blank AND you have a member with the word 'Yes'... you'll get record(s) returned. Is member actually a character field?

              You ask as though it's not working... what's wrong? I usually uppercase key words... which is what you've done for everything except the word 'and'.

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              • #22
                Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

                Not at this point, will continue working on it and post back when I make some progress.
                Thanks!

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                • #23
                  Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

                  I have finally been able to get back to work on my sending email UX. I think all is working as it should with one exception. I need to be able to "pause" sending emails to allow mail program to keep up.
                  In my old dbf application (as you can see from my initial post) this was done thru "cycle-sleep-cycle" for lack of better terms on my part.

                  How is this done in SQL?

                  Below is my current working code that was pretty much written or explained thru this thread:

                  function emailSendSMTP as c (e as p)

                  dim cn as sql::Connection
                  dim flag as l
                  dim sqlStmt as c
                  dim rs as sql::ResultSet
                  'dim args as sql::arguments
                  dim cntEmail as n = 0
                  dim pm as P
                  dim ps as P

                  'change this to your AlphaDAO connection string name
                  flag = cn.open("::Name::Golf")

                  if flag then

                  'args.set("argSelectemail","No")
                  sqlStmt = "SELECT email from customers WHERE email <> '' and Notify = 'E' OR email <> '' and Notify = 'B';"

                  'first get a record count
                  flag = cn.Execute(sqlStmt)
                  if flag then
                  'ALL OK
                  rs = cn.ResultSet
                  while rs.NextRow()

                  'send your emails
                  if (email_smtp_open(ps, "smtp.gmail.com", 465, ""[email protected], "MyPassword","SSL"))then
                  pm.to = rs.data("email")
                  pm.from = "MyName"
                  pm.subject = e._currentRowDataNew.subject
                  pm.html_message = e._currentRowDataNew.messageBody
                  email_smtp_send(pm, ps)
                  end if
                  email_smtp_close(ps)

                  cntEmail = cntEmail + 1
                  end while
                  emailSendSMTP = "emailResult('" + cntEmail + "');"

                  else
                  'there was an error - close the connection and exit
                  cn.Close()
                  dim msg as c
                  msg = "Could not execute the query. Error reported was: " + cn.CallResult.text
                  msg = js_escape(msg)
                  dim jscmd as c
                  jscmd = "alert('" + msg + "');"
                  emailSendSMTP = jscmd
                  exit function
                  end if

                  else
                  'there was an error - close the connection and exit
                  dim msg as c
                  msg = "Could not open the connection. Error reported was: " + cn.CallResult.text
                  msg = js_escape(msg)
                  dim jscmd as c
                  jscmd = "alert('" + msg + "');"
                  emailSendSMTP = jscmd
                  exit function
                  end if

                  cn.FreeResult()
                  cn.close()


                  end function

                  Thanks
                  Tony

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                  • #24
                    Re: Hiding gmail password in an email xbasic function and a couple other xbasic questions

                    Do I even need a pause in this email function or will gmail put all (maybe 700 to 1000) emails in a que and send in a matte of time? (an hour or so)
                    Thanks
                    Tony

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