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Zoho Deluge: Convert Map to HTML Table without a FOR loop

A very quick article on converting a Map string into a HTML table without using a for each loop.

I have quite a big response from our CRM that hits a statement execution limit if I use a for loop. I have a map with 3 columns: first_name, last_name, and ID. What I want is a HTML table now with the headers and data but without using a for loop.

What I have:
  1.  {"First_Name":"Joel","Last_Name":"Lipman","id":"1"},{"First_Name":"Another","Last_Name":"Person","id":"2"} 
What I want:
First NameLast NameID

This is a bit of a dirty solution and as long as "id" is not your first column (because "id" can be found in names like "David") it will work.

Assume a Map specified in deluge:
l_Data = List();
m_Data = Map();
m_Data = Map();
v_Data = l_Data.toString();
info v_Data;

// yields
// {"First_Name":"Joel","Last_Name":"Lipman","id":"1"},{"First_Name":"Another","Last_Name":"Person","id":"2"}
  1.  l_Data = List()
  2.  m_Data = Map()
  3.  m_Data.put("First_Name","Joel")
  4.  m_Data.put("Last_Name","Lipman")
  5.  m_Data.put("id","1")
  6.  l_Data.add(m_Data)
  7.  m_Data = Map()
  8.  m_Data.put("First_Name","Another")
  9.  m_Data.put("Last_Name","Person")
  10.  m_Data.put("id","2")
  11.  l_Data.add(m_Data)
  12.  v_Data = l_Data.toString()
  13.  info v_Data; 
  15.  // yields 
  16.  // {"First_Name":"Joel","Last_Name":"Lipman","id":"1"},{"First_Name":"Another","Last_Name":"Person","id":"2"} 

Some formatting and a lot of replaceAll:
l_Keys = List();
l_Keys = v_Data.toMap().keys();
v_DataHtml = v_Data.replaceAll("},{", "}{", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(l_Keys.get(0) + "\"", "<td>", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\",\"" + l_Keys.get(1) + "\"", "<td>", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\",\"" + l_Keys.get(2) + "\"", "</td><td>", true);
// tidy up
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("{", "<tr>", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\"}", "</td></tr>\n", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(":\"", "", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(">\"", ">", true);
v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\"<", "<", true);
info "<table>\n" + v_DataHtml + "</table>";
  1.  l_Keys = List()
  2.  l_Keys = v_Data.toMap().keys()
  3.  v_DataHtml = v_Data.replaceAll("},{", "}{", true)
  4.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(l_Keys.get(0) + "\"", "<td>", true)
  5.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\",\"" + l_Keys.get(1) + "\"", "<td>", true)
  6.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\",\"" + l_Keys.get(2) + "\"", "</td><td>", true)
  7.  // tidy up 
  8.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("{", "<tr>", true)
  9.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\"}", "</td></tr>\n", true)
  10.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(":\"", "", true)
  11.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll(">\"", ">", true)
  12.  v_DataHtml = v_DataHtml.replaceAll("\"<", "<", true)
  13.  info "<table>\n" + v_DataHtml + "</table>"
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