Tasks data source

The tasks data source provides a list of tasks of a given type via TasksManager. For more information, see Tasks.

The tasks data source is part of the Magnolia 6 UI framework. The fully qualified class name is info.magnolia.task.app.TasksDataSourceDefinition.

If you work with the Magnolia 5 UI framework, see Content connector instead.

Example definition

datasource:
  class: info.magnolia.task.app.TasksDataSourceDefinition
  category: SCHEDULED

List of properties

Property Description

class

required

Fully qualified name of the definition class.

Use info.magnolia.task.app.TasksDataSourceDefinition.

category

optional, default is ALL_TASKS

Specifies the category under which a task falls. Other possible values are UNCLAIMED, ONGOING, DONE, FAILED and SCHEDULED.

name

optional, default is tasks

Name of the data source.

Data source components

Module component mappings can be defined in the context of the current data source (a component section should have an id in the form of <id>datasource-<ds-name></id>, where <ds-name> is configured in the definition).

Type Implementation Description

info.magnolia.ui.datasource.PropertySetFactory

info.magnolia.task.app.TasksPropertySetFactory

Reads and writes properties from/to item in form.

info.magnolia.ui.datasource.ItemResolver

info.magnolia.task.app.TasksItemResolver

Converts path to actual item and back.

info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.ItemDescriber

info.magnolia.task.app.TasksItemDescriber

Displays description for selected item(s) at the bottom of app.

info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.browser.ItemInteractionAvailability

info.magnolia.task.app.TaskInteractionAvailability

Checks whether item is available for interaction (selection, editing, etc).

info.magnolia.ui.observation.DatasourceObservation

info.magnolia.task.app.TaskDataSourceObservation

Observation utility wrapper used in UI framework.

info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.browser.ListPresenter

info.magnolia.task.app.TaskListPresenter

Displays items as list.

Component mappings in module descriptor
<components>
  <id>datasource-tasks</id>
  <component>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.datasource.PropertySetFactory</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TasksPropertySetFactory</implementation>
  </component>
  <component>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.datasource.ItemResolver</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TasksItemResolver</implementation>
  </component>
  <component>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.ItemDescriber</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TasksItemDescriber</implementation>
  </component>
  <component>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.browser.ItemInteractionAvailability</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TaskInteractionAvailability</implementation>
  </component>
  <component>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.observation.DatasourceObservation</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TaskDataSourceObservation</implementation>
  </component>
  <type-mapping>
    <type>info.magnolia.ui.contentapp.browser.ListPresenter</type>
    <implementation>info.magnolia.task.app.TaskListPresenter</implementation>
  </type-mapping>
</components>
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