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Data Model Questions /

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DataObject Manger in SS3

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Community Member, 244 Posts

12 January 2012 at 5:14pm

Edited: 13/01/2012 6:21am

I might be being a bit hasty here, but I'm playing with the latest pre release of SS version 3. I can define has_many, has_one relations as before and it sets up the database ok. However, I'm wondering how best to manage the data in the CMS

i usually the dataobjectmanager plugin in ss2, but i think this no longer works in ss3. Using a complextablefield doesn't really work either. I've read about the DataGrid, but i can't see any examples of how to use it.

does any one know anything about this yet?



Community Member, 31 Posts

12 January 2012 at 6:25pm

Edited: 13/01/2012 6:21am

It looks like Grid Field is replacing both DataObject Manager and Complex Table Field in SS3.

I haven't had a chance to try it out myself yet so let us know how you go!


Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

13 January 2012 at 6:20am

Edited: 13/01/2012 6:21am

Ingo said, "I don't know what Uncle cheese plans are for this", because when CTF goes this will mean DOM will not work.


Forum Moderator, 4102 Posts

17 January 2012 at 4:03am

Yeah, I have no intentions of bringing DOM into SS 3.0. The whole point of DOM was to provide an alternative to CTF, and now that SilverStripe has put together a robust entity manager, DOM will have no utility in 3.0.

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