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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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A Retrospective on HTL: The Wrong Solution for the Problem

I have a confession to make: in my heart of hearts I know JSP is better than HTL / Sightly. There I said it! whew, that’s a load off my chest! So why, besides my paradoxical Luddite tendencies, would I be so firmly convinced that a widely-panned, ancient technology to be superior to Adobe’s latest […]

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The Ultimate Code Quality Setup for Your AEM Project

If you’re a developer or come from a development background, you’ve seen a lot of bad code in your career. It’s just part of the learning experience… we all wrote bad code at some point in time and learned from it. src: xkcd comics I can’t cure bad code. That’s something to be fixed through a […]

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Misconceptions and the Missing Modules of Apache Sling

One of the concepts I see confused quite a bit is the relationship between Apache Sling and AEM. In their quest to find the right version of a bundle, many developers think of Sling as a single dependency of AEM. To understand this why this concept is incorrect and why it arises, we first need […]

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ACS Tools Contribution: Dumplibs

If you’ve ever worked with clientlibs in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), you are probably familiar with the dumplibs tool: http://localhost:4502/libs/granite/ui/content/dumplibs.html. The tool allows you to find clientlibs by category, path, etc. However, the UI is lacking and searching for a clientlib is not as easy as it should be. The page refreshes with every action and […]

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Take the Quiz: What is My Content Production Approach?

What is My Content Production Approach? Building a content production approach is critical to a successful implementation of Adobe Experience Manager. By carefully considering the business needs, goals and objectives, you can start with a content production approach that will enable your team to successfully leverage Adobe Experience Manager to create a pipeline of relevant, […]

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Architecting a Taxonomy for Articles in AEM

One of the most common content structures in Content Management is articles. Articles are self-contained pieces of content relating to a single subject. This can range from blog posts to knowledge base articles, to news articles. Articles pose a challenge in Content Management as they don’t follow the content structure of the rest of the […]

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AEM Development Quick Tip: Component Unique ID

Often times, you need a unique ID for the AEM component. You either need to trigger custom action with JS or make a backend server side call. A hard-coded field ID is not unique if the component is dragged and dropped multiple times in the page. This post will give you a quick tip to […]

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Highlight of Adobe Summit Day 2: DAM 2.0

In day 2 of Adobe Summit, I saw some great innovations and new features in the AEM Assets platform which together solve the most difficult challenges of Digital Asset Management.   Bringing AI to DAM   Today’s general session highlighted a new capability which I believe is as much of a revelationary step forward in […]

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