Importing and exporting data in your application

Importing and exporting data in your application

5 videos

Beginner

18min

About

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When starting to build or use an application, you're probably going to need some data. You don't want to waste your time manually inserting records in your application.

This course includes...

Learn how to use Betty Blocks' built-in import tool. The tool can be used multi-purposely, both triggering the process manually, or by using it in an action.

In short, during this course you'll learn:

  • How to map new data to records in your app
  • How to use imports in an action
  • How to extract data from your app
  • How to use exports in an action

At the end of this course...

You've built some basic import and export flows and know how to use this knowledge for your own business.

Ready to get started?

All you need is:

  • A computer or laptop

  • Chrome or Safari browser

  • Betty Blocks account

  • Betty Blocks application

Assignments

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1. Importing data in your own application

After seeing how to enable your own models to import data to, it's time to put it into practice.

Download: tasks.csv

2. Exporting data from your application

Now you know how to use exports both manually and in actions, try it out yourself. 

Jip will give you a short summary, but you can find the requirements below.

Frequently asked questions

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Can I follow this course without knowledge of Betty Blocks?

Yes, you can! The course is divided in chapters, where each chapter touches an aspect of the platform. It starts off easy so you can get the basics under control.

Do I need a Betty Blocks account to follow the course?

Yes, you do. Each chapter is concluded with an assignment. You'll need a Betty Blocks account so you can build in your own app.

Am I restricted to a learning environment when following this course?

No, you're not. You can follow the course, build the assignments in your own app and use it for whatever goal you have. Feel free to continue building on your app after finishing the course.

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5 videos

Beginner

18min