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loads data from a local data source

parse(data: object[] | string, driver?: object | string): void;


  • data: array | string - the data to load
  • driver: object | string - optional, DataDriver or type of data ("json", "csv", "xml"), "json" by default


const dataset = [
"value": "Ben",
"short": "Ben is a very cautious 5-year-old Siberian Husky.",
"thumbnailName": "01.jpg"
"value": "Izzy",
"short": "This is our most beloved kingfisher bird Izzy.",
"thumbnailName": "02.jpg"
"value": "Momo",
"short": "Momo is a 25-year-old elephant with a big heart.",
"thumbnailName": "03.jpg"

const dataview = new dhx.DataView("dataview_container");

// loads data into the dataview from the JSON array;

Related sample: Data. Parse