Ryan DeForest

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  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    How to start using Flatfile (define your data flow)

    Flatfile solutions fit into your existing data onboarding flows, and enable new flows. Let's walk through what data you want, and what you want to do with it. Jump to the deployment project checkli...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Step Hooks Examples

      Specific documentation for the step hooks, which can be used with Portal 2.0: https://flatfile.com/developers/javascript/datahooks#step-hooks   Step hooks are a powerful feature that open up a lo...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Load data into Flatfile from a data source

    Here is the code in order to load data into Flatfile from a data source for Portal 2.0:   import FlatfileImporter from "@flatfile/adapter";import $ from "jquery";import CONTACTS from "../contacts...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Change width of the grid fields in Portal 2.0

    In Portal 2.0, when you define the fields, you can specify a sizeHintvalue. A value of 1 is normal size, 0.5 will give you 1/2 width. You can play around with those values to ensure that each colum...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Implement "Request Corrections from User"

    This script allows you to ask the user to correct some fields prior to import in Portal 2.0: import FlatfileImporter from "@flatfile/adapter";import $ from "jquery";import { schemas } from "./sche...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Display a dropdown with possible options in Portal 2.0

    Select-boxes with defined options are documented a little bit here: https://flatfile.com/developers/javascript/fields#options   And the configuration syntax is: {    label: "Select Field",    key: ...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Split full name into First Name and Last Name

    You can use the following code in order to split a full name into 2 separate columns import FlatfileImporter from "@flatfile/adapter";import $ from "jquery";import { format, isDate, isFuture, pars...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    How to verify addresses

    Here is the code in order to verify addresses on Import.   import FlatfileImporter from "@flatfile/adapter";import $ from "jquery";import { schemas } from "./schemas";const { contactSchema } = sche...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Specify which columns need to be nested before being sent in Portal 2.0

    You might have a column with the key `extra_data.back_to_back`. When this gets sent to the backend, you'd want `extra_data`: {`back_to_back`: value}.   ...

  • Ryan DeForest created an article,

    Send Flatfile Errors via Data Hook®

      Unfortunately at this time Data Hooks® are used only for external validation and not the other way around. They can validate values outside of Flatfile but are not ...