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Area: Episerver Commerce
Applies to versions: 10 and higher
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Inventory events

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This topic describes the events used when inventory information is updated in Episerver Commerce. The events are handled through the CatalogKeyEventBroadcaster class.

Listening to events

To listen to new events, register your method to the event of the CatalogKeyEventBroadcaster class:

public event EventHandler<InventoryUpdateEventArgs> InventoryUpdateEvent;

To listen to remote events, first get the event from Events engine.

Ensure that you call your AddEvent in an IInitializationModule.

Triggering events

When inventories are saved through the default implementation, the event is automatically triggered. In a custom implementation of the interface, the event must be triggered for the system to know when there are inventory changes.

To broadcast events, use the CatalogKeyEventBroadcaster class. It has one public method for triggering inventory events:

public virtual void InventoryUpdated(object source, InventoryUpdateEventArgs args)

Whenever changes are done to the inventory system, call the method to raise an event.

To trigger an event in your inventory system implementation, add the following code to your void Save(IEnumerable<InventoryRecord> records); method:

_broadcaster.InventoryUpdated(this, new InventoryUpdateEventArgs(catalogKeys.ToList()));
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Last updated: Oct 24, 2016

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