convert model and component to JS utilities

Pat VachonPat Vachon ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž
edited June 25, 2020 in Ideas
I've been working with creating dynamic models and components. The tutorial does a good job of showing how it's done, but the process is repetitive and tedious for creating very little compared to the typical way creating a page.

Can you create utilities for converting models and components into the JS code? It would be very very useful.
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  • edited June 25, 2020
    Can you post the code that your using? It can probably be optimized in some way...
  • Pat VachonPat Vachon ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž
    edited January 5, 2016
    The code I'm using works fine. It's the creation of this code that I'd like a utility for.
    var allModels = [];     var currentTimeEntryModel = new skuid.model.Model();      currentTimeEntryModel.objectName = 'Time_Entry_CB__c'; = 'CurrentTimeEntry';     currentTimeEntryModel.recordsLimit = 1;     currentTimeEntryModel.fields = [         { id: 'End_Time__c' },         { id: 'Start_Time__c' },         { id: 'Unique_Time_Entry__c' },         { id: 'Unique_Time_Entry__r.Name' },     ];          currentTimeEntryModel.doQuery = true;      currentTimeEntryModel.conditions = [         {              enclosevalueinquotes: false,             field: 'End_Time__c',              inactive: false,             name: 'End_Time__c',             operator: '=',             type: 'blank',              value: 'null'         }         ,{             enclosevalueinquotes: true,             field: 'Time_Entry_for__c',             inactive: false,             mergefield: 'userid',             operator: '=',              originalInactive: false,             type: 'userinfo'         }     ];           allModels.push(currentTimeEntryModel);     // Initialize each of our Models     // so that they have index maps created     // and other internal guts,     // then register them with Skuid     // so that Skuid officially knows about them     $.each(allModels,function(){        // Register each of our Models with Skuid         this.initialize().register();     });     // Load all Models --- this will:     // (a) populate all metadata     // (b) run the queries on the models          skuid.model.load(allModels);
  • Rob HatchRob Hatch ๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ’Ž
    edited September 1, 2016
    There was a sigh and grimace in the dev cave this morning. ย Your idea is good, ย but it just represents more we 'should' do. ย  Thanks for keeping them coming. ย  We'll keep the ideas in the backlog...ย 
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