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Discussion on: How to massively update records through a Web UI?

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Can you think of a better solution?

Write a desktop application in a native programming language, resulting in an optimized, incredibly fast database UI for any embeddable database of your choice.

Just because you can do something in a web browser does not mean that you should even try. Web browsers are the second-to-most horrible environment for anything more complicated than a guestbook, only beaten by a smartwatch.

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Paula Santamaría Author

That's an interesting solution, thanks!
It would increase the cost of the software, of course, but it would definitely be easier to provide a better UX through a desktop application rather than validate everything server-side and then have the user fix the issues and re-upload the whole spreadsheet.