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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Beyond the SXA Toolbox

Beyond the SXA Toolbox session was lead by Adam Najmanowicz and Mark van Aalst of Sitecore.  They gave an overview of SXA (Sitecore Experience Accelerator) and what is new in version 1.8. What is SXA A framework focusing on digital platform Mobile first Flexible renderings Layout elasticity Responsive web Grid based layout Multi-tenant / Multi-site […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Helix and JSS

This session was lead by Jean-Francois L’Heureux from Coveo.  He showed how to apply the helix guidelines for Sitecore development to a JSS solution. Helix Helix is a set of guidelines to help maintain clean architcture in MVC projects It was not designed from javascript Project dependencies Layers Project – Layouts.  Styling.  Presentation. Feature – […]

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Introducing Vue Router and Vuex to Your Sitecore Solution

Vue.js has been gaining a lot of popularity as a JavaScript framework. There are plenty of blogs out there on Vue.js. In this article I am going to provide some overview on Vue Router and Vuex, and walk through how I made use of these tools in a Sitecore solution. Use Case The use case […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: JSS Marketing Automation

JSS Marketing Automation was lead by Perficient’s own Corey Smith and Rick Bauer.  The session started with attendees visiting a url to choose their favorite type of music.  They showed an entire JSS application with some basic analytics and goal tracking. Building a JSS app JSS enables rich front end UIs Makes your page feel faster […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling

Headless CMS, The Great Uncoupling session was lead by Deane Barker from Blend Interactive.  It provided a look at how we got here and what makes a headless cms important. Software Why does software get bigger? Rational reasons Edge case support – people keep finding and using and edge case Economy of context – some things […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: The Fallacy of “Impossible”

The Fallacy of “Impossible” session was lead by Mick Ebeling of Not Impossible Labs.  What an inspirational and motivating session! What is Impossible Impossible is a fallacy Everything that is possible was impossible at one time Impossible is a temporary state of being Making Impossible, Possible Their motto is “Help 1, Help many” Use one person’s […]

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The Top New Features in Sitecore 9.1 and Why They Matter

Sitecore 9.1 is upon us, and there’s plenty of new features to get developers (including those front-end teams!), marketers, and businesses excited about. Like most major dot-releases, Sitecore 9.1 brings additional stability and bug fixes to the platform, while rolling out significant features that will create a lasting impact on the platforms for years to […]

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Sitecore Symposium 2018: Opening Keynote

The opening keynote was delivered by Mark Frost and Paige O’Neil from Sitecore to an audience of 3,000 attendees!  The theme of this year’s symposium was “Elevate the Experience”. My Takeaways Here are my notes from the session: People are not buying products, they are buying an experience The experience is the product 88% of […]

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Glass.Mapper Part 2 of 2 – What is New and Changed in Version 5

In the previous post we talked about What Glass Mapper is and How to Use it. In this post I will talk about What’s New and Changed in Glass Mapper 5. You can find a demo solution here. This series on Glass Mapper has been presented at the Atlanta Sitecore User Group and SUG Chennai by me and […]

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Glass.Mapper Part 1 of 2 – What It Is and How to Use It

In this article I will talk about what Glass Mapper is and how to use it, and in the next article I will talk about what’s new and changed in Glass Mapper 5. You can find a demo solution here. This series on Glass Mapper has been presented at the Atlanta Sitecore User Group and SUG Chennai by me […]

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