How to use Visual DB

Before you start: Create a free database

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Getting Started

How to connect to your database, browse tables, and create a query.

How to build a basic form

Evan shows you how to import an Excel CSV file into your database, and create a form for adding, updating and deleting records.

How to add query parameters to a form

This video shows you how to fetch a specific record into your form, for viewing, updating or deleting. You can use query parameters to fetch a specific record, or fetch records that match specific criteria.

How to specify available values and default value

This video shows you how to offer available values in a dropdown, and how to set default values for new records.

How to change input types in a form

This video shows you how to change input types, for example, change a text input to a dropdown or radio buttons.

How to add validation to a form

This video shows you how to add client-side validation to a form. This lets you validate user input in the web browser before the data is sent to the server.

How to disable or hide inputs

This video shows you how to conditionally disable or hide inputs based on the state of other inputs.

Introduction to sheets

This video shows you what you can do with a sheet. Sheets are spreadsheet-like interfaces for viewing, adding, deleting and updating records in a database.

How to build a sheet

This video shows you how to build a sheet. Sheets are spreadsheet-like interfaces for viewing, adding, deleting and updating records in a database.