How to build a simple journal database with no-code | Scribe

    How to build a simple journal database with no-code

    • Scott Colenutt |
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    • 6 minutes
    Navigate to [https://baserow.io/](https://baserow.io/)
    Click "**Try now for free**"
    Once you've signed up, you'll be taken your dashboard. \ \ It's good practice when working with databases to clearly label and organise your workspaces as you'll potentially be working with lots of different datasets in the future.\ \ Click "**Create workspace**".
    Give your workspace the name "**100DaysofNoCode**" and **click "Add workspace"**.
    Your new workspace has been created. \ \ Now click **'Create new'**.
    Click "**Database**".
    Give your database the name "**100DaysofNoCode**".\ \ Click "**Add database**".
    As is standard with most database platforms, there will be a default table configured with columns and rows. \ \ You're going to edit these columns and add new columns to configure your journal. \ \ Start by clicking the down arrow in the "**Name**" field to open the field menu.
    Click "**Edit field**".
    Change the name of the field to "**Day**".\ \ This field will be used to enter the day of the challenge.
    Using the drop-down menu highlighted below, find and select the "**#Number**" format.
    Click "**Save**".
    Now click the down arrow for the "**Notes**" field menu.
    Click "**Edit field**".
    Replace the name of this field with "**Task description**".\ \ You'll use this field to enter the task you're completing.
    Click the drop-down menu and select the "**Single line text**" format.
    Click "**Save**".
    Click the down arrow for the "**Active**" field menu.
    Click "**Edit field**".
    Change the field name from "**Active**'" to "**Complete**?"\ \ You'll use this column for adding a checkbox that you can check upon lesson completion. \ \ This field already uses the "Boolean" format that you need and so there's no need to change it.
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