development, CrownPeak, software, CrownPeak templates, CrownPeak panels
Do Not Repeat Yourself
One of the main principles of software development is “Don’t Repeat Yourself,” or DRY. Yet when working with CrownPeak, many people will consistently repeat the boilerplate in their input templates.
Development, AEM, adobe experience manager, image rendition, thumbnail
Custom Thumbnail Servlet
What image rendition should I use? AEM has a workflow that will create all kinds of renditions depending on how you want to work with your original image. AEM has a ThumbnailServlet. Now given that information, we have created a better more extensible servlet that can be customized any way you like it.
Development, AEM, adobe experience manager, thumbnail servlet, cms
Lessons from the AEM School of Hard Knocks
There are a lot of AEM configurators, but not many true AEM developers. Ask an AEM configurator what a thumbnail servlet is and they probably won't know, whereas an AEM developer will know what a thumbnail servlet is and how it is used. So if you're planning on building out a site in AEM, there are some lessons I’ve learned that you may want to take into consideration.
Development, eCommerce, Sitecore
uCommerce is a .NET based ecommerce system seamlessly integrated with the enterprise class Content Management System Sitecore, giving you the best of both worlds.
Extend xBlog Search
xBlog does a good job searching within each blog, but there is a issue with searching across all blogs. What if i want to find all blog post with a certain search criteria?
Development, Bootstrap, Sitecore
Bugs With Bootstrap and Sitecore 8
If you are the type of developer that builds for Experience Editor first and you are implementing a Twitter Bootstrap solution you will know that there are some CSS conflicts and issues in the Experience Editor. These issues don't change the functionality, but they are annoying and create a bad user experience.