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  • Niels Swimberghe 5 posts 85 karma points
    26 days ago
    Niels Swimberghe
    0

    Models Builder Api Mode questions/suggestions

    Hi all,

    I'm very very new to Umbraco, so bear with me and give feedback if this isn't the right way of suggesting this.

    I just learned about Models Builder API mode and was interested in using it, but I'm put off by the fact that you have set your URL/Username/Password on the Visual Studio level.

    This doesn't really make sense to me because every Umbraco project may have a different URL/username/password. The way I would expect the tool to work is that you generate an api key + secret which you can set in your debug config file. This way we don't have to tie our personal credentials to Visual Studio, and also have the settings on a project level which makes more sense to me.

    What do you guys think? Would you be interested in this, and if so where should I suggest this feature?

  • Dave Woestenborghs 2798 posts 8563 karma points MVP 3x admin c-trib
    26 days ago
    Dave Woestenborghs
    100

    Hi Niels,

    The username/password you enter in Visual Studio are stored atsolution level.

    In your solution folder you will find a file with the name [YourSolution].UmbracoModelsBuilder.user

    That's where it stores the information. Files with the .user extension is something you typically keep out of your source control.

    Dave

  • Niels Swimberghe 5 posts 85 karma points
    26 days ago
    Niels Swimberghe
    0

    Hi Dave,

    Thanks for the clarification. I'll check it out when I get to my dev VM. That makes more sense.

    Cheers!

  • Niels Swimberghe 5 posts 85 karma points
    23 days ago
    Niels Swimberghe
    0

    I just checked, and it works as you explained. Having a password in there still makes me feel uneasy, but since it's just a local development password it's not that relevant.

    Thanks for the help!

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