Extending from yesterday’s tutorial on base content from the content management system, today’s tutorial was on the event content. Event content is any data that can be used describe an event. This will give you access to fields such as:
- Start Time
- End Time
- Contact Person
Normal usage of event content will be for things such as parties, shows, weddings, meetings, etc. But I want to take a second and try to expand the way one thinks to see things in a new light. Take a second and forget about the fact that it’s called ”event content” and remember that we do not have to use every field. And the possibilites should start to open up.
Example: We have address, city, state, zip and contact person to work with. Hmmm, maybe with those fields we could create an address book, and that is not related to an event. Take another second and we can add longitude and latitude. We could map out the stores in town or city and coordinate with google maps. With the country field we can take this global and none of that had anything to do with an event. Sweet!
My point is just because field has a certain name or the method is called createEventContent, the data in those fields do not have to be associated with an event. It can be anything that you wish it to be.
Event Content - http://www.prodigyview.com/tutorials/slideshare/396/113