The resource relationship map outlines the resources available in Cortex along with the corresponding data fields, links, and relationships to other resources. This diagram is useful when first learning Cortex as it provides you with a mental image of a resource and where it fits in the overall mapping.
To use this diagram, click on the link provide, which the map in a new tab/browser window. From there, expand a single node or resource as far as you need to for understanding. It is recommended you open resources one step at a time going as deep into the given resource as required. This map becomes most useful for developing an understanding when used in conjunction with:
- Cortex Studio - Web application that interacts with Cortex and returns JSON response
- Resource Reference Guide - API documentation that provides the details about each resource
The diagram is in a "mind map" format with the resources listed on the left being those frequently referenced by the resources listed on the right. It is recommended you review the resources by mimicking the action normally done on an ecommerce site using the resources listed on the right. To facilitate usage of the diagram, nodes are visually coded: