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DashboardXpoDataSource Class

Retrieves data from XPO (eXpress Persistent Objects).

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardCommon

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v20.2.Core.dll

Declaration

public class DashboardXpoDataSource :
    XPObjectSource,
    IDashboardDataSource,
    IDashboardComponent,
    IComponent,
    IDisposable,
    ISupportInitialize,
    ISupportPrefix,
    IDashboardDataSourceInternal,
    IExternalSchemaConsumer,
    IFederationDataProvider,
    IXpoDataSourceInfo,
    ICloneable<DashboardXpoDataSource>

Remarks

The DashboardXpoDataSource allows you to obtain data that XPO (eXpress Persistent Object) retrieves from a data source.

Runtime

  1. Create a DashboardXpoDataSource object and use the ConnectionStringName property to specify the name of the connection string defined in the application configuration file.

  2. Pass the persistent object type to the SetEntityType method.

View Example: How to Bind a Dashboard to the XPO Data Source at Runtime

The code sample below illustrates how to connect to the XPO data source.

using DevExpress.DashboardCommon;
// ...
public static DashboardXpoDataSource CreateXpoDataSource()
{
    DashboardXpoDataSource dataSource = new DashboardXpoDataSource()
    {
        ConnectionStringName = "northwind"
    };
    dataSource.SetEntityType(typeof(nwind.Customers));
    return dataSource;
}

Design Time

Refer to the following topic for information on how bind a Dashboard to an XPO Data Source at Design-Time: XPO Data Source

Inheritance

Object
MarshalByRefObject
Component
DevExpress.DataAccess.DataComponentBase
XPObjectSource
DashboardXpoDataSource
See Also