Datastores provide access to data through a standardized interface for talking to data services. The most common operations performed on data are:
Useful definitions used throughout the documentation.
A definition of what data sources are and examples of connecting data stores to widgets.
How to fetch a single data item and display attributes of that item.
How to fetch multiple items at once and display attribute values.
How to select subsets of items through query filters.
How to access item attributes that have values which are other data items and how dojo.data defines lazy-loading of child items should be done.
How to use the dojo.data interface to access large data sets through subsets (pages).
How to issue a fetch of data that returns data items in sorted order.