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Dynamic Data Store Feature List in EPiServer CMS 6 Release Candidate

The EPiServer CMS 6 Release Candidate is quite near now so I wanted to list the features in the Dynamic Data Store that have made it this far.

Saving Data

+ Save compile-time typed data (normal .NET classes)

+ Save runtime typed data (using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.PropertyBag class)

Loading Data

+ Load data as the Type is was saved as

+ Load data into a PropertyBag

+ Load data into a different .NET Type to the one that was saved

Finding & Searching Data

+ Simple Find using equality matching for one or more properties

+ LINQ support for more advances scenarios

POCO Support

+ Internally managed identity for object graph support

+ Stateful store instances for CRUD operations

+ Ability to provide identity separate from object when saving

Type to Store Mapping

+ Globally using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.GlobalTypeToStoreMap

+ Globally using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.EPiServerDataStoreAttribute

+ Locally using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.TypeToStoreMapper delegate

Store to Custom Big Table Mapping

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.StoreDefinitionParameters

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.EPiServerDataTableAttribute and EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.EPiServerDataColumnAttribute

Indexing of Properties

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.StoreDefinitionParameters

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.EPiServerDataIndexAttribute

Custom Mapping of .NET Type

+ Using System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContractAttribute and DataMemberAttribute

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.EPiServerDataContractAttribute and EPiServerDataMemberAttribute

+ Using EPiServer.Data.Dynamic.ITypeHandler

Store Re-mapping

+ Add new properties

+ Remove properties

+ Rename properties

+ Change data type of properties (where convertible)

Type Resolving

+ Automatic .NET Type resolving (e.g. when an assembly gets a new version number)

+ Programmer controlled .NET Type resolving via Assembly redirects

 

I aim to provide some simple How To’s for all of the features over the coming days and weeks.

Dec 22, 2009

(By , 9/21/2010 12:33:00 PM)

The How To´s could be presented at Techforum in Norway 21th of January? We look forward to see and hear you!

Guest
(By Guest, 9/21/2010 12:33:01 PM)

Indeed! Looking forward to it.
/ Paul Smith

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