[Catalyst] method to repeatedly submit form

Dermot paikkos at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 11 18:14:09 BST 2008

I think there is something I can take from each of these. 1) only
allow validating records to be allowed to be selected for inserting
into other DB. 2) Use LWP.


2008/7/10 Mesdaq, Ali <amesdaq at websense.com>:
> Ok so the flow would be read cvs file (lets assume its submitted by the
> user) then you want all validated (whatever that may be) records to
> automatically be inserted to that other db then only the records that
> were not validated would be presented to the user so they could correct
> it or deselect it from being inserted right?
> Well I would create a validation method in your controller and not use
> FormFu. Call that method for each record and if it fails just push the
> record on to an array for presentation to the user. Then when they
> resubmit just call that method again for each submitted record and get
> rid of the non submitted records.
> All validated records should be inserted into db directly if you can but
> if you can't have direct access do a post of serialized json data or
> name value pairs for each record.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dermot [mailto:paikkos at googlemail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2008 12:47 AM
> To: The elegant MVC web framework
> Subject: Re: [Catalyst] method to repeatedly submit form
> 2008/7/9 Mesdaq, Ali <amesdaq at websense.com>:
>> Just to better understand what your trying to do. Are you saying you
>> want to display records and only the records that are selected you
> want
>> to be passed to the other db?
> Yes in part that correct. However up to that point there wouldn't have
> been any validation on the records (there are imported from csv). I
> had thought that I should, for each record, open it in a FormFu, do
> the validation, if ok send it, if not halt and prompt the user.
> Perhaps I should try a different approach, like validating the data at
> the import stage. I had thought about using Chain also.
> Thanx,
> Dp.

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