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From Karel Minařík <>
Subject Re: client-side upload
Date Sat, 03 Apr 2010 07:33:09 GMT
Hello Todd,

I am not sure if I understand your question correctly, and you have  
probably solved it already, but you should be able to upload files  
from the browser, via JavaScript, just fine -- supposed you are  
loading the HTML with a <form> from the CouchDB itself, as a part of a  
CouchApp [].

See this gist for a snippet:


On 19.Mar, 2010, at 1:35 , Todd Chambery wrote:

> Hi all,
> I need to upload a lot of static data to a CloudDB.  Currently, I  
> upload all
> my Javascript files containing the data as attachments, then run a  
> loader
> script on the server that populates the database.
> I'd like to do my "drop-create-populate" with client-side  
> Javascript, but my
> investigations (trying Java, Javascript, and curl) have led me down  
> a number
> of frustrating ends.  On the browser, it's cross-site scripting.  On
> jclouddb, it's the svenson parser chokes on my (valid) JS.  With  
> curl, I'm
> missing some dependency.
> Is there a "done and done" script for uploading JSON data from a  
> client to
> CloudDB?
> Thanks,
> Todd

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