Managing Assets in the Restaurant of Mistaken Orders: Creating or Updating Main Files from External URLs
In a software kitchen, like the Restaurant of Mistaken Orders, where unexpected dishes (files) are often served, managing the menu (assets) can be a challenging task. In this article, we'll learn how to create or update an asset's main file from an external URL, using a recipe that even the most distracted waiter can follow.
- Sitecore Content Hub SDK: A rich library to manage your digital assets.
- C#: Our programming language to cook the code.
- HttpClient: To fetch the external URL.
- MemoryStream: To hold the content of the file.
- A Mistaken Order (External URL): The URL pointing to the new main file.
Step 1: Preparing the Mistaken Order
First, we need a method to fetch the content from the mistaken order (external URL). Think of it as a waiter running to grab a dish from a neighboring restaurant.
Step 2: Cooking the New MainFile (Asset Creation)
If the order is new and the asset doesn't exist yet, we'll create a new dish.
Step 3: Updating the MainFile (Asset Update)
If the asset already exists, and we want to replace the main file, we'll need to follow a different recipe.
In the Restaurant of Mistaken Orders, managing assets and main files can be as delightful as tasting a new dish. Whether it's creating a new asset or updating an existing one, the ingredients and steps outlined in this article provide a nourishing recipe for success.
So the next time a customer (user) comes in with a mistaken order (external URL), you'll know exactly how to cook up the perfect solution. Bon appétit! 🍽️