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  1. API documentation for Razor/C#, JavaScript (incl. $2sxc and $cms), WebServices, Edit-UIs etc. will be found on the 2sxc wiki.
  2. Internal API docs for the EAV on api.2sxc.org new 2sxc 10.20, WIP
  3. Features-documentation will be found on this page
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  5. Extensive tutorials for Razor, RazorBlade and Koi
  6. Blogs, examples etc. are of course in Blog

Features of 2sxc with Details and How-To-Use

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With the new DataSource called App you can retrieve data from another App. For example, you can query a References-App from another Portal to show the same references again. added-06.01.00
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Apps Data and Data Sources For experts Razor new in 6.x
This app datasource helps you access data from other apps or just group your information by content-types (like tables) added-07.00.00
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Data and Data Sources DataSource Visual Query - Data Pipeline Designer Query (Data/Visual)
Now you can easily get all Categories with App.Data["Category"] or all questions with App.Data["Question"]. You can also use this as the input for further filtering, sorting and more. added-06.01.00
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Apps Content Types Data and Data Sources Database Entities For experts Lists Multi-Language new in 6.x
Passing data in query through this DataSource will help you remove many attributes to make your JSON smaller and also keep hidden fields hidden. added-07.00.00
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DataSource Data and Data Sources New in 7.x For experts WebApi
This data source ensures that duplicate requests are served from the cache and that the query doesn't happen any more. added-07.02.00
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Visual Query - Data Pipeline Designer SQL DataSource New in 7.x WebApi Query (Data/Visual) Lists Data and Data Sources Database For experts
Use simple tokens like [QueryString:Person] or [User:UserId] to configure data pipelines. This even allows for fallback-scenarios (like when the querystring doesn't have a configuration, like [QueryString:AppId|[AppSettings:DefaultAppId]] added-06.00.00
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Data and Data Sources Database Entities Linking Lists with Details
CSVs are a popular file format to sync data from a backend system like an ERP into the web site. Now you can just use the exported file as data, cache it, publish - whatever you want. added-07.02.00
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Data and Data Sources Database DataSource For experts Lists New in 7.x Query (Data/Visual) Visual Query - Data Pipeline Designer SQL
Supports placing all data in the module into the DNN-Search. This works for simple items (like title/text/image) as well as for lists. The special feature is that it allows you to change how the index works. You could specify an alternate (detail-page) url for each item. added-06.02.00
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Apps Data and Data Sources Entities For experts Razor new in 6.x Lists Lists with Details Search
Now you can easily add any kind of data to the pipeline with the DataTableDataSource. This is great for adding XML, RSS, NoSQL sources, Resx-files and much, much more. added-06.00.06
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Apps Data and Data Sources Database Entities For experts Import/Export Lists Lists with Details new in 6.x Razor
Easily access backend data with a DataSource. Attach some filters and viola! you get a very powerfull, configuration based data query system. added-04.00.00
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Apps Lists Lists with Details Razor For experts Database Data and Data Sources
All data (entities) are versioned automatically and can easily be restored whenever you need a previous version. added-06.00.00
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Data and Data Sources Database Entities new in 6.x
To keep things nice and separate data-preparation from data presentation we added a method called CustomizeData(). This is always called before the template is processed - for showing, for JSON delivery and for search-indexing. added-06.01.00
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Data and Data Sources Database For experts Razor new in 6.x Lists Lists with Details Search
A data source which will deliver Form And List data (formerly known as UdT or User Defined Table) to your templates, razor, tokens or WebAPI / JSON. added-07.00.00
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DataSource Data and Data Sources For experts Lists New in 7.x Query (Data/Visual)
A DataSource allowing you to add SQL but only run on the DNN Database. It also prevents you from using statements such as Insert and protects you against SQL Injection. added-07.00.00
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DataSource New in 7.x Query (Data/Visual) Data and Data Sources
Now you can easily query all or some user profiles to show in user directories or show extracts of users for any kind of use case. Highly cachable :) added-08.05.00
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Data and Data Sources DNN/DotNetNuke new in 8.x Query (Data/Visual) Visual Query - Data Pipeline Designer
All content from 2sxc is 100% cached by default, meaning it will not access the database at all. added-04.02.00
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Entities Apps For experts Data and Data Sources
2sxc provides an extensive, advanced content import/export system to help you migrate from other tools or import data from Excel and other lists. added-07.00.00
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New in 7.x Entities Data and Data Sources Import/Export
In your Queries you can use the In-Token like [In:StreamName:ValueName] to use parameters from existing Content-Items. This is usually used together with Module-Content to allow the editor to configure queries. added-07.00.00
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DataSource For experts Data and Data Sources New in 7.x Query (Data/Visual)
The JavaScript API provides various automation helping you connect data from 2sxc with JavaScript. added-04.00.00
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JavaScript Apps Data and Data Sources For experts
You can use strongly typed data sources with safe configuration to supply your templates with any data you need. added-05.00.00
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Apps Content Types Database Entities For experts Razor new in 5.x new in 6.x Data and Data Sources
This data source delivers the content-items which were specifically added to a module. It's the default data-source on all modules and also provides Presentation-information. added-07.00.00
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New in 7.x Data and Data Sources For experts Query (Data/Visual) DataSource
You can easily use PetaPoco in Razor Templates with DNN and 2sxc. added-06.00.06
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Apps Data and Data Sources Database For experts Razor new in 6.x Import/Export
The new RelationshipFilter helps in list-pages to find all items with a category and similar scenarios. added-06.01.00
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Data and Data Sources Entities Razor Linking Lists with Details
It was always possible to use SQL data before, but with the new data sources it actually is fun to use and fully integrated. added-06.00.06
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Apps Database Data and Data Sources Entities For experts Lists Razor new in 6.x
This data source allows you to choose from various data sources. It returns the first one actually containing data - so it's ideal to try various filters and return "All" if none of the filters match. added-07.00.02
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DataSource Data and Data Sources Query (Data/Visual) For experts
Use this to filter / find one or more items comparing values like name, category etc. Since 08.05 it also has many comparisons like contains, between, etc. added-07.00.00
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Data and Data Sources DataSource Entities For experts Lists Lists with Details new in 8.x Query (Data/Visual) Visual Query - Data Pipeline Designer