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From Alexander Bolotnov <abolot...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: schema-driven data entry UI
Date Thu, 16 Dec 2010 10:50:49 GMT
Kenneth,

what I see on the page looks quite promising yet I haven't figured how to
use this to do what I explained in my original post. Your help on this will
be greatly appreciated.

Alexander Bolotnov
www.gorizont-zavalen.ru




On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 5:44 AM, Kenneth Tyler <ken@8thfold.com> wrote:

> Alexander,
> I have been working on something like this. In my case I am building
> documents inside of the couchdb that are templates. These templates are
> then
> used by a javascript library to erect a UI for data entry.
>
> I have written a little about it at http://crumbsinthecouch.com/ although
> i
> am behind in documenting what I'm doing.
>
> If you're interested i be glad to send you more information
>
> ken tyler
>
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Alexander Bolotnov <abolotnov@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there a tool (I suspect something like this exists for SQL databases)
> > that will allow me to define a schema and build a data-entry UI that
> users
> > will fill out to push data to couchDB? Or nothing has yet been created in
> > this field and I have to write something by myself. Perhaps, something
> like
> > this may exist for python or ruby but I couldn't find anything.
> >
> > Ideally, this would look like this:
> >
> >   1. I define a data schema (XML or anything, that's not important how)
> >   something like:
> >
> > Name, Short description, Color, Image (attachment).
> >
> > It does not have to support data types, length, image size or any other
> > validations.
> >
> >   1.
> >
> >   There is UI that will display fields of each of the data fields that
> >   users can fill out and click a button.
> >   2.
> >
> >   A document is created in couchDB.
> >
> > Futon does not seem to suit here since it's data entry process is schema
> > free, besides, I haven't figured how to attach files in it and I don't
> want
> > to users to learn all the woodoo.
> >
> > Many thanks for all your ideas on this.
> > Alexander Bolotnov
> > www.gorizont-zavalen.ru
> >
>

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