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Shu Jackson

Technical Consultant at Perficient, certified Sitecore developer, UGA M.S. of Artificial Intelligence & Master of Fine Arts.

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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 […]

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 […]

Adding and Sorting Child Items in Sitecore Experience Editor

If you have a Sitecore component that picks up and renders its child items, such as a Hero Slider or a Navigation component, you can enable Inserting, Deleting and Sorting child items in the Experience Editor simply by adding some Experience Editor Buttons on the rendering: Here is how it looks to insert or sort […]

My Experience with the Coveo for Sitecore Dev Certification Exam

I have recently passed the Coveo for Sitecore 4.0 Cloud Certified Developer Exam and I’d like to share some of my experience here. It’s a three-hour exam but you probably won’t need that much time. It took me around two hours. You can choose to pause the exam and finish it later. There are 90 […]

Sitecore PowerShell – Enable Item Level Language Fallback

The use case for this blog is to enable item-level fallback on all items based on any user-defined template (or based on any template located in a given folder). Here are three steps you need to follow in order to set up the language fallback functionality in Sitecore: Enable site-level fallback in WebsiteApp_ConfigIncludeSitecore.LanguageFallback.config. Specify the […]

Experiencing the New Sitecore Developer Certification Exam (MVC)

I passed the new Sitecore® Professional Developer Certification exam, and I’d like to share some of my experiences. It’s a two-hour exam but you are likely to finish it in one hour or less. 70 multiple choice questions in total, no notes allowed. The exam questions are not very hard, but they are very comprehensive. […]