Unified Customer View – Approach

Understanding customer behavior plays a vital role in the modern digital marketing world to ensure success in any digital initiative.  There is no other proven source or tool to understand customers than a Unified Customer View that provides a 360-degree view of the customer including demography, buying behaviour, activity history, product preferences, etc. The problem … Continued

Setup Storybook for AEM

Storybook is an open source tool for developing UI components with various technologies, including AEM. It allows frontend developers to develop components in isolation and it captures functional test scenarios for each component. Let’s find out how to setup a new project created with the AEM Project Archetype for use with @storybook/aem. These steps will … Continued

Getting Started with a 3D React Workflow

Dependencies Gatsby & Sass plugin ThreeJS React-Three-Fiber Zustand   Environment setup Let’s start with a Gatsby boilerplate project. Go into command line of your favorite directory and type: gatsby new my-hello-world-starter https://github.com/gatsbyjs/gatsby-starter-hello-world After installation, let’s add our needed dependencies to our project: cd my-hello-world-starter
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Video Podcast: The Future of AEM in the Cloud

In preparation for Adobe Summit week, I sat down (well socially-distanced, unfortunately!) with two colleagues at ICF Next to discuss the future of AEM in the cloud.  We give some context for folks to inform their decision-making process on whether or not it’s a good time to move their marketing workloads to AEM as a … Continued

Introspection Fragment Matching in GraphQL

GraphQL helps empower the front-end developer to be able to retrieve data from a single endpoint with ease. By utilizing the query function, we can receive data stored remotely through a JSON-like structure. Since GraphQL prioritizes speed and ease of setup, there are some features that you will need to pass to your GraphQL client … Continued

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Empower Your Front End Development With Sass Mixins

Thanks to modern CSS preprocessors such as Sass and Less, writing CSS is exponentially more efficient, organized and powerful. Sass mixins are one feature of Sass that can greatly enrich a front end developer’s styling process. Sass mixins are CSS functions with reusable functionality that can be included anywhere in Sass files. This blog post … Continued

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Accessible?

The dream of an inclusive web The internet is built for people, and one of the fastest growing areas of web development is that of accessibility. Fueled in part by a steady growth of lawsuits, a realization that there is a large underserved segment of internet users, and some seeing a commitment to good accessibility … Continued

Local AEM Dispatcher Made Easy

Testing and developing an Adobe Experience Manager dispatcher in a local environment can be a challenge. Configuring Apache on a local computer always seems to be unique to the operating system. Where is Apache installed? Where are the configuration files? Where is the error log? What version is installed? What do you do if you … Continued