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Rebecca: Oh, do you believe in ghosts, Ted?
Ted: I do. But more importantly, I believe they need to believe in themselves.
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Action
A
@Formula
-based action in a doc, triggered by the user manually through a
@Button
or automatically via an
@Automation
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Automation
Automations are rules that you give your Coda
@Doc
to follow, defined by
@Formula
s ,
@Table
s , & row references. These rules can be set to trigger at defined times or when changes are made to a table in your doc.
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Block
@Page
s,
@Table
s,
@Formula
s,
@Pack
s,
@Button
s
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Button
A Button
@Block
that executes an
@Action
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Doc
The Coda doc, the comprehensive digital organism made of
@Block
s
Document, Application
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Domain
The context the
@Doc
refers to.
It’s the array of
@Entity
describing the world where all the
@Doc
‘s users live.

Context
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Entity
It’s usually a noun represented as a
@Table
‘s row - such Project, a Person, a Task, a Key Result - related to the
@Domain
scope
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Front Page
It’s a
@Page
built to satisfy a specific
@Functional
need or
@Use Case
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Functional
Everything related to how the
@Doc
should work from a user’s perspective as a specific work and carried out in the
@Front Page
s
e.g. assign tasks, update OKRs, take meeting notes, manage clients, ... See also
@Use Case
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Helper Table
A
@Table
designed to carry out specific needs, but not intrinsically related to a
@Domain
.
For example: User Preferences, Templates, ...
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Model
It’s the set of
@Table
s containing all the structured data needed for the
@Doc
Database, Data, DB, Tables
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Pack
Connect with other application and/or services
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Page
A Page containing Text,
@Block
s
Pages can be nested hierarchically to easily create logical sections.
A good practice is to distinguish between:
Content Pages:
@Front Page
s
@Service Page
s
Section Pages: Container of other pages
Although any Page can be both.
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Service
It’s the section that contains all the main
@Block
s for the
@Doc
.
Usually kept hidden or not accessible for everybody.
It contains
@Table
, Configurations,
@Action
s and it’s ideally the root of all the
@Service Page
s
Engine, Admin, Backend
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Service Page
It’s a
@Page
used mainly as a convenience container (such a
@Table
holder, or a section parent) that does not explicitly carry out
@Functional
purposes
Back Page
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Table
A Table
@Block
It could represent an
@Entity
or an
@Helper Table
and displayed in multiple modes, through
@View
s
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Use Case
The definition of a functionality and how it should be accomplished.
It usually implies some data, decisions and actions.
For instance: “changing the status of a Project. Or “Notify all the overdue Tasks”
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View
It is a reference to a
@Table
.
There can be multiple Views per each
@Table
.
It’s a good practice to keep
@Table
in the
@Model
section and
@View
s as a way to consume their data in the
@Front Page
s
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