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Revealing Hidden Oak Nodes / Properties

Did you know there are properties you can’t see in your Apache Sling / Adobe Experience Manager repository? Jackrabbit OAK includes the concept of hidden nodes and properties. Hidden nodes and properties are prefixed with a colon and are not visible to consuming applications. Examples include :nestedCugs and :topCugCnt which are used to store the […]

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Visualize OSGi Service Graphs with Composum

Here’s a neat trick for AEM developers and architects: you can create a diagram representation of the service dependencies using Composum. For those not familiar, Composum is an Open-Source project based on Apache Sling. To create a service dependency diagram, you will need to install two additional dependencies: Composum Sling Core Console Composum Sling Core […]

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Dynamic Dropdowns in AEM Content Fragments

In this post, I’ll show you how to easily and cleanly create a dynamic dropdown in an AEM Content Fragment Model driven by an ACS AEM Commons Generic List. What are Content Fragments?   But first, what are Content Fragments? Content Fragments are a powerful feature in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) for managing structure content. Each […]

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Where’s the Workflow??

Workflows are some of the most powerful tools in the toolbox of any AEM developer, however, due to some questionable UI choices in the TouchUI, they are somewhat buried. To understand why, let’s take a look at the process for starting a workflow from the AEM Assets console: Image credit Ahmed Musallam   Which of […]

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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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Lucky #11: Sling 11 and Java 11 Support

The Apache Sling project just released the latest version of the Apache Sling Starter, version 11. This artifact is an aggregator of the modules making up Apache Sling and is used by many downstream applications as a basis for the “stable” version of the Apache Sling codebase.

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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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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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