Dan Klco, Author at Perficient Digital
Posts written by Dan Klco

Adobe Digital Marketing Technical Director

I am an experienced Adobe Digital Marketing Technical Lead, Solution Architect, Consultant and Advisor. Through my career, I have become viewed as a valued thought leader in the industry, with solid skills in leading teams to implement successful digital marketing programs in the Adobe ecosystem. I am also a PMC Member of the Apache Sling project, which is the basis for Adobe's Experience Manager product, this allows me unique insight into the AEM platform.

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4 Steps for Personal and Digital Marketing Fitness

As Digital Marketers we are bloated with options for tools and processes and have bloated backsides from sitting at desks all day long. Over the past 3 years I have lost and kept off 80 lbs and have led multiple end-to-end digital marketing transformations. I can safely say I’m a bit of an authority on […]

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Migrating AEM Content with Groovy

Migrating content into AEM is nobody’s idea if fun. Creating experiences and authoring content in the powerful AEM authoring experience is great, but identifying, classifying and mapping legacy content? Not so much. AEM’s repository structure contributes to this challenge. AEM, being based on the Java Content Repository (JCR) offers a massively more flexible content taxonomy […]

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5 New Features in AEM 6.5

  Now that AEM 6.5 has finally been released at Adobe Summit 2019, we can talk about some of the new features and functions available in the product. Here are 5 new features I’ve already seen in exploring AEM 6.5.   Feature 1: Edit Folder Metadata   I am so excited to see this as a […]

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Welcome to Adobe Summit!

The Perficient Digital team has descended on Las Vegas for Adobe Summit. Today, we’re attending Partner Day to hear about Adobe’s coming plans for 2019 / 2020. Everyone at Perficient Digital is excited to talk about Perficient Digital’s expertise in the Adobe and Digital Experience, including Summit Bot!     We hope you join us […]

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What’s in a Certification?

  Jörg Hoh recently wrote a post about the value of a good business consultant, which sparked a few of my own thoughts. In the post, Jörg argues that the role of a business consultant is in many ways more vital to a projects success than having technical expertise. This is because a good business consultant will […]

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New Release: AEM DataLayer 0.3.0

I’m proud to announce the release of AEM DataLayer version 0.3.0. This version includes: Support for AEM 6.4 and 6.5 (beta) Improved (and less verbose) logging Changing from Gson to Johnzon for JSON Serialization For more details on using the AEM DataLayer, please consult the release notes. Using the AEM DataLayer on Your Project The AEM […]

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Managing Multiple Projects with Repo

In my previous post Creating a Scalable Application Ecosystem, I described how to create an ecosystem of applications, libraries, and services rather than isolated applications. With this paradigm, you should end up with smaller, more manageable projects, but how do you manage all of these separate codebases? The Android project has this same problem in the […]

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Mastering AEM Dispatcher Part 7: Securing the Dispatcher

We’re locking down the AEM Dispatcher as we continue in the series, Mastering the AEM Dispatcher. In this post, we’ll discuss gotchas with Sling Servlets and the AEM Dispatcher and a tool to scan your Dispatcher for common security issues. The AEM Dispatcher is not just a caching engine and load balancer is the first […]

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Adobe Solution Overview: Marketing Website

  The cornerstone of your brand’s digital presence is its website. Successfully building a website to market your brand requires coordination with multiple teams and different solutions to deliver a cohesive experience. In this video, we discuss strategies for building a world-class marketing website using the Adobe Experience Cloud platform.    

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Building a Zero Cost Website with Apache Sling CMS

  For some time now I’ve been using an intuitive, full-featured Content Management System for managing my blog posts and other content on danklco.com. This system supports rich text editing, using a component-driven page builder, all of the content management bells & whistles, a full java app server stack for developing integrations and is 100% free […]

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