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DNN-Connect 2017 Video: Go Pro with REST and UI APIs in 2sxc

Watch the recording of our session at DNN-Connect: How to use various APIs in JavaScript, be it REST, CMS-Commands, Toolbars, Visual Queries and more.

Here's the Video


Video Contents

You can download the PDF here: DNN Connect 2017 - Go Pro with 2sxc JS

Core Transcript

  1. Background: JavaScript is ruling the entire web world
  2. Developing JavaScript in 2017 with TypeScript etc. and why Promises and two-way data-binding are dead
  3. REST - what it is, and how to use it with 2sxc
  4. Using REST with a visual-query and the resulting JSON
  5. How to get the real root-url to access the REST API
  6. Accessing the REST from non-DNN sites
  7. Setting security for read/write access
  8. Using the AngularJS services (for Angular 1.x)
  9. Creating your custom WebAPI Endpoints using C#
  10. CMS Actions in JavaScript, like edit, new, etc.
  11. Calling these actions with parameters like prefill={...}
  12. Creating custom buttons with custom actions
  13. Creating custom toolbars with various alignment settings and more
  14. Configuring such a toolbar using JSON both in C# and JavaScript
  15. Using $2sxc and the context-aware sxc-controller

Love from Switzerland,

Daniel Mettler grew up in the jungles of Indonesia and is founder and CEO of 2sic internet solutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, an 20-head web specialist with over 800 DNN projects since 1999. He is also chief architect of 2sxc (see github), an open source module for creating attractive content and DNN Apps.

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