[the-datatank] newbie on the loose
vansteenlandt.jan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 15:02:22 UTC 2012
On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Marc Portier <marc.portier at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi all,
> Have just started playing with the datatank, and am getting stuck on
> the SHP support.
> The related [SHP] section is not showing up under the TDTInfo/Admin
> I know it has a dependency on php-base but I'm too new to php to
> know where to look for what.
> I've been trying
> (failure during build on the launching an embedded mysql apparently)
> (there is no ext/dbase to be found)
> to no avail...
Hmm, I think Lieven Jannsen can help you out with that.
> Do I have php-dbase? How can I check? If not how do I get it?
> Any help and suggestions welcome.
> Looking further I see that in fact CSV is the only resource type I
> have information about in the TDTInfo... will I be able to start off
> with XML and excel imports too?
Excel imports are normally supported, you can browse through our branches (
I think on the development branch, and pretty much all the rest of the
branches ) you will find the Excel resource.
XML imports are afaik not supported (yet).
> And on the side:
> * what is the status on https://github.com/iRail/The-DataTank-GUI or
> any alternative?
> * is an ajax UI possible: ie can PUT/DELETE be tunneled through POST?
> (either through using X-HTTP-Method header or some _method request
The GUI project has been put aside since the end of september last year, so
far there has been no talks about getting on with it .
Hopefully these answers were of good use, and can put you back on the road
!! Nice to see ppl playing with The DataTank!!
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