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A Way to Handle Dates in AEM

Nobody likes an awkward date. But they happen and hopefully this post will help break the ice. Puns aside, handling dates in Adobe Experience Manager can be tricky, and in this post, I’ll show you one of the many ways you can handle dates in AEM. The Problem Typically, you’d use the Date field to […]

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Resource Streams in Apache Sling

Jörg Hoh recently wrote an interesting post on Content Architecture where he discussed how expensive JCR Queries could instead be replaced with targeted content structure traversals to allow finding relevant content without searching the whole AEM repository. Unfortunately, from a developer perspective, this means writing a fair amount of boilerplate code to traverse the AEM […]

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Adobe Grows (Again), Shaking Things Up with Marketo Acquisition

When I first heard the news that Adobe was acquiring Marketo, my first thought was ‘Wow, this immediately resets the Marketing Automation and Experience Management software platform market.’ In many ways, this was a long time in the making. In others, it will fundamentally transform the way customers consume, engage, and experience content and messaging. […]

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Adobe Attribution IQ – The Next Level of Attribution

The customer journey to conversion is becoming even more unpredictable, non-linear, and includes more cross-device touchpoints than ever before. Brands are often challenged with selecting the best media spend mix and have difficulty understanding the impact of each channel across the customer journey. As Adobe shared in its recent Attribution IQ Solution Partner Webinar, the […]

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Adobe Insider Tour Part 1: Coming Soon

As I drive past the windmills* on the way back from the Adobe Insiders tour in Chicago I think about how much of a privilege it is to be able to see ahead to what Adobe has in the works for Analytics and to know what will be coming soon. I’d like to share some […]

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The Critical Role of Content in Commerce Today

Remember what life was like, say, a decade ago? Myspace reigned supreme of all social networks (there wasn’t much competition). Most of us carried a Blackberry (forget iMessages, we sent BBMs instead). The World Wide Web had been around for some time, but we hadn’t reached the era of ubiquitous internet. Given this, eCommerce companies […]

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Markdown in AEM with Flexmark

  Markdown is a light markup language with text-based syntax which can be converted to HTML, PDFs or any number of different styled formats. Markdown is a popular format for text-heavy content such as documentation, wiki content and comments as it is easy to maintain and read the content without the added complexity of including […]

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