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Understanding Fields

Dec 13, 2010 at 2:07 AM

I just watched the two excellent videos by Bradley Millington presented at tech.ed Europe 2010 - ( ). I would like to understand more about fields. The videos go into detail about how the datefime and boolean fields can be added to Orchard.

What I don't understand is why the basic types like boolean and integer were not implimented as fields in Orchard out of the box. If you take a look at "Edit Page" in the Dashboard, you will see that a boolean ("Set as home page") is being used, but not as a field. Also there is a Title which is a string but no "string field" in Orchard.

Am I missing something? 

Dec 13, 2010 at 9:12 AM

Because we didn't have time to do it. Also, don't confuse fields with part properties. The checkbox in edit page is a part property.