Data Browser

Data Browser is a WYSIWYG GUI for adding, modifying and viewing your appbase.io app’s data.

Data is stored as JSON documents in a type. You can read more about the data schema here.

Installation

The data browser is available within appbase.io app dashboard. But it can also be:

Creating An App

You can go to the appbase.io dashboard and create an app. In the below gif, we create an app called newstreamingapp.

Adding Your First Data

You can access the databrowser from the dashboard or independently via dejavu app.

Follow the above steps to add your first data.

Operations

Adding Data

The data browser allows adding data as a single JSON object or multiple JSON objects (passed as an array). It is recommended to pass up to 100 objects at a time.

Updating Existing Data

Existing data records can be updated easily. Select a record from the view and tap the Update button.

Deleting Data

Data records can also be deleted easily. Select a record (or multiple) from the view and tap the Delete button.

Doing more with data

While data browser is great to get started with appbase.io and for visualizing data, the recommended way to add data programmatically is via the REST API or one of the Javascript or Golang libraries.

The data browser is still a great place to visualize and debug the existing data records with its filters and continuous query functionalities.