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Ahmed is an Adobe Technical Lead and expert in the Adobe Experience Cloud.

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AEM: Fixing Last Dropdown Visibility in Fullscreen Dialog

I recently saw an issue with AEM dialogs where, if you have a Dropdown in the dialog and open that dialog in full screen, you have to scroll down to see the Dropdown items. This issue happens on AEM 6.5.0 Banner Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash The issue:   This is especially annoying on the page […]

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SunEditor: An Alternative to the AEM RTE

Ever since I first worked with the AEM Rich Text Editor, it was clear to me that it was buggy, not easily extensible, and sometimes unusable. But the main issue for me was extensibility. There is no official API documentation or any documentation on how to build RTE Extensions. This is the reason I started […]

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Introducing AEM Dialog Editor

Recently, my colleagues and I discussed frustration with the editing process for AEM dialogs. You have to edit the dialog XML, sync it, and preview it on an AEM page. One idea discussed was having a tool to edit AEM dialogs within AEM and how beneficial that would be for us. I thought it was […]

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Simple, Local SAML Integration With AEM + Gotchas

If you’ve configured SAML with AEM and done a Google search on the matter, you’d have likely come across one of these lengthy examples: [1] [2] [3] [4] or looked at the Official AEM Doc for SAML integration. In this article, I’d like to show you 2 things: The fastest local SAML setup (which takes […]

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Running a Local SonarQube Server with AEM Rules

SonarQube is undoubtedly one of the top tools for code quality. By default, it has a whole lot of rules that catch common bugs and code smells. It even reports code coverage! In this post, we’ll look at quickly setting up a local instance that devs can use to improve their code quality and we’ll […]

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The Java Commons Annotations Was Removed in JDK 11

The Java Common Annotations Module java.xml.ws.annotation was deprecated in Java version 9 and was removed in java version 11. So what does this mean for your AEM 6.5 project running on JDK 11?   AEM 6.5 and JDK 11 As of AEM 6.5, JDK 11 is supported along side JDK 8. As such, Devs will […]

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How to Add a Filter to AEM Granite Select Widget

Adobe Experience Manager’s Granite Select Widget is a simple dropdown widget that you add to dialogs and page properties to allow users to pick an option from a list. But, the list is not searchable. To add searchability, OOTB, you have to use the Autocomplete widget. This works well in AEM 6.4 but in AEM […]

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How to Export/Import Namespaces Between AEM Instances

Recently, I ran into a scenario where I needed to export namespaces from one AEM instance and import them to another. I previously wrote two groovy scripts on how to do this and they work very well. However, they require the AEM Groovy Console which is hard to put into a production environment, because of […]

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Deploy AEM Packages with Jenkins like a Pro

You’ve probably seen the curl command shown below in many articles online. curl -u admin:admin -F file=@”name of zip file” -F name=”name of package” -F force=true -F install=true http://localhost:4505/crx/packmgr/service.jsp It allows you to upload and install a package to an AEM server, and can also be used in builds within Jenkins to deploy a package […]

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