Using the Developer area in the Frontastic studio

You can use Developer to access the developer actions in the Frontastic studioFrontastic studio - The interface you use to manage, build, and edit all areas of your project and commerce sites. Previously known as `backstage`..

Once you've clicked Developer, you'll find the below screen:

Each section is outlined below.

Schemas

In Schemas, you can manipulate basic settings regarding your project or page folder configuration.

To download the current configuration, click the download icon.
To upload a new version of your configuration, click the upload icon.

Each environment has its own schema, so you can have different settings for each environment if you wish.

See the extending page folder schema article and extending the project schema artcuke for more information.

Deployment

You can execute a zero downtime deployment of a new version of your backend, as well as a zero downtime rollback if anything goes wrong.

You can do a deployment from any environment setting in the Frontastic studioFrontastic studio - The interface you use to manage, build, and edit all areas of your project and commerce sites. Previously known as `backstage`..

For more information, see the deployment article.

Continuous Integration

You can get an overview of your build process regarding success, duration, or version running throughout the pipeline.

You'll see the same logs no matter which environment you're in.

Click the version name to see the build, the revision link to see the changes, or the down arrow to view the difference. Or open the Build log.

For more information, see the Continuous Integration (CI) article.

Sandboxes

You'll find your Frontastic sandboxesFrontastic sandboxes - A virtual machine hosted in the cloud that you can use for backend and some frontend development. They're provisioned from the developer area of the Frontastic studio. for development.

You can access all the same sandboxes in any environment selected.

Find out more in the Frontastic sandboxes in the Frontastic studio article.

Data sources

When you first open this area, it'll be empty. You'll need to add schemas for data sourcesData sources - The data provided from an API to display products, content, or anything from an extension. A data source filter is created and can be selected for a Frontastic component that will display the data source filter on your site. for your project.

Find out more in the using data sources in the Frontastic studio article.

Dynamic pages

When you first open this area, it'll be empty. You'll need to add schemas for dynamic pagesdynamic pages - A type of page that creates the default layout of pages that use the same structure but with different data, for example, a Product Details Page, wishlist, cart, search, and so on. Previously known as `master pages`. for your project.

Find out more in the using dynamic pages in the Frontastic studio article.


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