Enterprise Data Provider

Creating Custom JSON Data Providers

The JSON File Sample Data Provider illustrates how to select and parse a typical JSON file and load a set of records and fields into EasyCatalog. The sample file can be downloaded here: JSON Sample File


Connecting to Perfion

EasyCatalog provides a direct connection to Perfion without the need to export data files. With the Enterprise Data Provider installed, the script which handles the connection can be installed from the File->New->EasyCatalog Panel->Manage Enterprise Data Providers… menu. After selecting this you should see Perfion API listed as one of the installable scripts. Select it and …

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Managing Enterprise Data Provider

EasyCatalog allows access to third party systems, such as PIM or DAM systems, via Custom Data Providers.  The Enterprise Data Provider allows these scripts to installed, updated or removed using the “File->EasyCatalog->Manage Enterprise Data Providers…” menu option. Publicly available scripts are hosted by us in a central location. To download and install a provider, click …

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Custom Data Providers

Overview Through optional modules EasyCatalog provides a number of data providers (ODBC, XML, Excel, CSV, Sqlite).  The Enterprise Data Provider also provides additional connections to a number of third party systems.  For connections to other systems, such as JSON or REST APIs, the Enterprise Data Provider enables the ability to create custom data providers. Creating …

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EasyCatalog Server and Salsify

The Enterprise Data Provider supports direct connections to a Salsify Data Sources.  The normal login procedure uses OAuth based authentication, which uses a browser to login to Salsify. InDesign Server does not allow user interaction, so an alternative method method is supported where a static ‘access token‘ can be used as part of the data source …

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