Data Centric Functions
Data-centric functions are XSLT-based CMS functions that allow you to programmatically manage data in data types - retrieve, create, update and delete data items.
In this guide you will learn how to use these functions, primarily, the Get<DataType>Xml-like functions generated by the system automatically.
Who Should Read This Guide
This guide is intended for web developers who want to learn how to use data-centric functions in C1 CMS to manage data.
As a web developer, you must be an expert in XML and XSLT and know how to work with C1 CMS and in its Administrative Console.
You need to have access to the Data and Functions perspectives with sufficient permissions to create, edit and delete data types and functions. To use the XSLT functions on pages and layout templates, you might also need to have access to the Content and Layout perspectives.
To get started with data-centric functions, you are supposed to take a number of steps.
In the following few chapters, you will learn more about these and other activities.