XML and RSS views
Starting from CubicWeb version 4.0 all code related to generating html views has been moved to the Cube cubicweb_web.
If you want to migrate a project from 3.38 to 4.* while still using all the
html views you need to both install the cubicweb_web cube AND add it to
your dependencies and run
cubicweb_web can be installed from pypi this way:
pip install cubicweb_web
In the long run cubicweb_api will be merged inside of CubicWeb.
XML and RSS views#
Creates a RSS/XML view and call the view rssitem for each entity of the result set.
Create a RSS/XML view for each entity based on the results of the dublin core methods of the entity (dc_*)
RSS Channel Example#
Assuming you have several blog entries, click on the title of the search box in the left column. A larger search box should appear. Enter:
Any X ORDERBY D WHERE X is BlogEntry, X creation_date D
and you get a list of blog entries.
Click on your login at the top right corner. Chose “user preferences”, then “boxes”, then “possible views box” and check “visible = yes” before validating your changes.
Enter the same query in the search box and you will see the same list, plus a box titled “possible views” in the left column. Click on “entityview”, then “RSS”.
You just applied the “RSS” view to the RQL selection you requested.
That’s it, you have a RSS channel for your blog.
Try again with:
Any X ORDERBY D WHERE X is BlogEntry, X creation_date D, X entry_of B, B title "MyLife"
Another RSS channel, but a bit more focused.
A last one for the road:
Any C ORDERBY D WHERE C is Comment, C creation_date D LIMIT 15
displayed with the RSS view, that’s a channel for the last fifteen comments posted.
show that the RSS view can be used to display an ordered selection of blog entries, thus providing a RSS channel
show that a different selection (by category) means a different channel