Jars of jam

CMS Integrations with JAMstack Sites

It is often assumed that static site generators have limitations that server side rendering or client side rendering is necessary to get beyond. Single page applications, progressive web apps, engaging and dynamic UI’s, integrations with databases and content management systems; these cannot be used with a statically generated site can they? They certainly can. One … Continued

AEM Groovy Console

New Releases of ICF Next AEM Open Source Libraries

ICF Next maintains several open source libraries for the Adobe Experience Manager platform.  In anticipation of the release of AEM version 6.5, we’ve updated our libraries (detailed below) to provide preliminary support for the upcoming 6.5 release in addition to backward compatibility with AEM versions 6.3 and 6.4.  Historically, these libraries have been coupled to … Continued

Little Bits of Polish in AEM

TL;DR AEM implementors can see a large benefit with only a little effort if they take advantage of some of the more neglected out of the box features in AEM. Features such as component groups, thumbnails, descriptive text, and permissions can make authors more effective and happy while reducing the need for training on new … Continued

Definitions of Default in AEM Authoring

TL;DR There are many different definitions for “default” when discussing AEM authoring requirements. All of these different scenarios must be considered when determining the requirements for a component. This process can be greatly accelerated by agreeing on a definition of “default” for the project and marking some scenarios as out of scope or undefined behavior. … Continued