Native table

Native tables are built-in data sources that empower you to create, control, and modify data within Starion seamlessly.

Compared to syncing data from external sources like Google Sheets or Airtable, Native Tables in Starion provide significant advantages.

It provides instant data updates without any sync delays. Your app users will receive real-time data updates, ensuring they always have the most up-to-date information at their fingertips.

Also, Starion's Admin API simplifies data modification for Native Tables. You can make changes instantly through the API, ensuring that your app users can always access the most recent and accurate information.

This article will provide step-by-step instructions to leverage this feature effectively.

Adding a new native table

  • Access the Data Studio, then click the button + Add a Table

  • Choose your preferred access mode.

    • With "Shared table" mode, select Native table and click Continue.

    • With "Private table" mode, your new table will be a native table by default. Click Continue.

Managing columns

Adding a new column

To add a new column for your native table, click the + button next to the last column.

Add a new column within a native table

Editing a column

Click on the heading row of the column to edit its properties: name and data type

  1. The name should be clear and descriptive

  2. The data type should match the nature of the content.

Modify a column's name and data type

Removing a column

  • Click on the heading row of the column

  • Click the trash bin button

  • Click the "Delete" button to confirm

Delete a column

Managing rows

Adding a new row

To add a new row, click the button + Add Row button at the bottom.

Removing a row

  1. Select the row you want to delete. You can either select several rows, all rows, or a specific one.

  2. Click the "Delete all selected rows" button on the bottom bar of the table view.

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