Simple .lc Script to INSERT data...?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Jun 9 17:59:43 EDT 2015


Often when encountering unexpected results like this I will step through the code and check the contents of every variable I touch. It’s tedious, but is the best way I have found to isolate this kind of bug. I actually have found other bugs I didn’t know about that way. 

Bob S


> On Jun 6, 2015, at 15:46 , JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com> wrote:
> 
> Yup. That was it… It’s incredible how easy it is to miss this kind of thing and waste time :( 
> 
> I can’t wait until I can just tell the robot to write the code for what I describe. The robot would never make this type of error ;)
> 
> Thanks Again!
> 
> 
>> On Jun 5, 2015, at 5:14 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> You're putting your data to post into ArgList
>> And you're posting tArgList
>> 
>> If thats not a typo here, I suspect its the typo culprit there.
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 5:01 PM, JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Thanks Matthias,
>>> 
>>> I did try both ways $_POST and $_GET.  I get the same results; a new
>>> record is created but the fields are empty.  By the way, the "LiveCode
>>> Cloud" tutorials show $_POST for inserting new record too.
>>> 
>>> I’ll keep looking :)
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Jun 5, 2015, at 3:39 PM, Matthias Rebbe | M-R-D <
>>> matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> John,
>>>> 
>>>> if you post data to a livecode server script then you need to use
>>> $_post[] instead of $_get
>>>> 
>>>> $_get[] is used if you add the parameters to the url like
>>>> 
>>>> put  URL ("http://username.on-rev.com/ipad_1/add_datga_2.lc?object_name=“
>>> & tName) into tResult
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> Matthias
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> Am 06.06.2015 um 00:31 schrieb JOHN PATTEN <johnpatten at me.com>:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I must be missing something simple and I can’t find it…
>>>>> 
>>>>> I have a mysql database with one table and one field. Varchar(1000)
>>>>> 
>>>>> I have a LiveCode project with one button and the following code:
>>>>> 
>>>>> on mouseUp
>>>>> put urlEncode(the name of target) into tName
>>>>> put "object_name=" & tName into ArgList
>>>>> --answer ArgList
>>>>> post tArgList to URL "http://username.on-rev.com/ipad_1/add_data_2.lc"
>>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> My .lc file looks like this:
>>>>> 
>>>>> <?lc
>>>>> put revOpenDatabase ("mysql”,"username.on-rev.com”,"username_ipad_2”,"username_ipad_2”,"password")
>>> into tConID
>>>>> put "ipad_data" into tTableName
>>>>> put $_GET["object_name"] into object_name
>>>>> put "object_name" into tFields
>>>>> 
>>>>> put "INSERT INTO" && tTableName && "(" & tFields & ") VALUES (:1);"
>>> into tSQL
>>>>> 
>>>>> revExecuteSQL tConID, tSQL, "object_name"
>>>>> revCloseDatabase tConID
>>>>> put empty
>>>>> ?>
>>>>> 
>>>>> The .lc script creates a new record but it never puts the name of the
>>> button in the object_name field? The record is completely empty.  I was
>>> having the same problem on a much more complex database and script, so I
>>> thought I would super simplify but I’m still having the problem.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Does anybody see anything I’m missing?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thank you!
>>>>> John Patten
>>>>> SUSD
>>>>> 
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