[dancer-users] SimpleCRUD question

Rene Stoutjesdijk r.stoutjesdijk at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 09:19:50 GMT 2014

Hi David,
thx for the answers and explanations.

Looking forward to hear from you.

I'll start looking into the option you proposed for the custom_callbacks
option as it looks the best option for now.


On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 11:29 AM, David Precious <davidp at preshweb.co.uk>wrote:

> On Sun, 2 Feb 2014 11:43:05 +0100
> Rene Stoutjesdijk <r.stoutjesdijk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > first let me say that i'm not an experienced dancer user.
> > My experience for now is that it really works :).
> >
> > I've just started to use the SimpleCRUD plugin, which makes live very
> > easy for this kind of actions.
> >
> > I do have 2 related questions which i don't know how to resolve:
> > 1) can i remove the option to add an entry in the database, as i
> > would only want the users to do an edit action (delete was easy to
> > remove as it's a configurable parameter).
> OTTOMH, I think adding and editing are lumped together at the moment;
> I'll see how difficult it would be to add a config parameter to
> disallow adding, too.
> > 2) can i have somewhere the option to filter (eg by a where clause in
> > mysql) based upon the login credentials? I would like to limit the
> > table view by a where clause based upon the login name.
> Hmm, there's nothing like that, currently, but it may well be possible
> to add a hook in the right place that would let you modify the query
> about to run, or pass extra criteria to go in the WHERE clause.
> What you could do, is use the custom_callbacks option to pass callbacks
> to HTML::Table::FromDatabase to modify/skip rows upon output - that'd
> be a bit hacky though, as:
>  - if you used the download options, you'd get the original data
>    unchanged
>  - if you were using pagination, filtering out rows at that step would
>    throw the pagination out
> So, a way to supply additional criteria for the where clause via a hook
> may be the way to go.  I'll take a look at that when I have a chance,
> but I'm afraid I can't make any guesses as to when that'll be - $work,
> and life in general at the moment, is keeping me rather busy!
> Cheers
> Dave P
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