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xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

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  • xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

    I want to move list data from one list to another list.

    I then want at the end to save all data in the new list to a database.

    I understand the basics of getting the list data, I understand how to save one record to SQL.

    My problem is I don't understand the syntax of looping through the p variable.

    Selwyn has built a video and given a static data component with Firstname, LastName and City.
    If I move 3 rows to the new list how do I save those values to my table List_Save?

  • #2
    Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

    Can you post the code you are using to move the values? Is it being done in xbasic or javascript?

    If in xbasic, you simply could do a sql insert for each row.

    If it's in javascript, you could data-connect the new list. Once all the values are moved to it, just synchronize.

    Those are the basic methods - the code would need a further study of what you have setup.


    • #3
      Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

      Larry I am rather stumbling in the dark.

      If in xbasic, you simply could do a sql insert for each row.
      I can of course save one row at a time, my aim is to save 50-100 rows in one callback.

      Here is the code Jay Talbot posted

      function steveWorkings(){
      //Submit data in a List to the server in an Ajax callbac
      var data = {dialog.object}.getListData('listTarget');
      var dataJSON = JSON.stringify(data);
      //urlencode the JSON data so it can be submitted as part of the Ajax callback
      var _dataToSubmit = A5.ajax.buildURLParam('_listData',dataJSON);
      //make a callback. 'xb' is the Xbasic function that handles the callback.



      FUNCTION saveRecord as c (e as p)
      dim sql as c = "INSERT into List_save SET Firstname = :new_firstName, Lastname = :new_LastName, City = :new_City "
      dim args as sql::arguments

      dim cn as sql::connection
      if ("::Name::MySQL_List_Save")) then
      if (cn.execute(sql,args)) then
      saveRecord = "alert('" + js_escape(cn.callResult.text) + "');"
      end if
      saveRecord = "alert('Unable to open connection');"
      end if



      The code above is me testing the saving of one record.

      So I have _dataToSubmit.



      • #4
        Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

        May be this will help:

        e is _dataToSubmit. Then instead of the JSON array in the code take e._listData as the array of JSON objects, like this:

        dim arr[0] as p
        a5_JSON_PopulateArray(arr, e._listData)


        • #5
          Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

          a little embarrassing I am asking the same question twice. Although 3 years ago!


          • #6
            Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

            The pre-release has some new sql import functions... one of them "sql_import()" which takes data in a couple of different ways... JSON being an option.

            var listData = {dialog.object}.getListData('list1');
            var jsonDataStr = JSON.stringify(listData);
            var _dataToSubmit = A5.ajax.buildURLParam('__sqlData',jsonDataStr);
            function sqlImportList as c (e as p)
            dim result as p
            result = sql_import("::Name::Test","tblListImport","",e.__sqlData)
            if result.hasError = .T. then
            	sqlImportList = "alert('" + result.errorText + "');"
            	sqlImportList = "alert('Data Imported');"	
            end if
            end function


            • #7
              Re: xbasic Help Saving list data to a database

              Thanks, David

              I am just reading the documentation. Busy weekend but I will try to use it Monday.