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Why You Should be Using the Principal Permissions View in AEM

Before AEM 6.5, we really only had one UI to manage user permissions.  That’s not to say we couldn’t go to the JCR directly and set ACLs, but the user admin screen was just simpler. For instance, take this example from the classic user admin console. Typically, this meant that we would check the root […]

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Spring Around at the Speed of Sound: Using Springboot to Jumpstart Middleware

Introduction In our last post, we described the architecture for Handshake, Perficient’s Search Connector Framework. In this post, we’ll be diving into Spring and Springboot, the backbone of the Handshake application. Other colleagues have written great resources for to help get started with Spring. In this post, we discuss common use cases for Spring, when […]

Creating a Custom YAML file for the Access Control Tool

In my previous post I talked about how to add service users to the YAML file exported by the AC Tool.  But what if you want to do something else that isn’t currently possible without a recompile? There may be many reasons to create a custom file, the reason I did it was to include […]

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Netcentric AC Tool – Adding Service Users to Your YAML Files

In my last post, I showed you how to create your YAML output files.  By default, these files do not contain any user information, however, the tool does give you a pretty easy way to include these by using an OSGi configuration.  The only drawback to this approach is that you can’t change it without […]

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Elevating Digital Experience to Another Dimension with Interactive 3D

Raise your hand if you’ve watched a movie or played a video game in the past 20 years. Keep those hands up if you’ve ever been in a car, or a building, or used a smartphone. Most of the modern world we live in, from the entertainment we consume to the products and spaces we […]

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Getting Started with the Netcentric Access Control Tool

Keeping permissions in sync across environments is an issue for most organizations.  In AEM, you can export permissions using packages but this becomes a tedious process if you need to do this on a regular basis. I won’t say that the AC Tool solves the problem completely but it’s a good place to start.  In […]

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A Good Taxonomy Can Make the Difference

In a world of sophisticated search engines and machine learning (ML), it might seem like investing in a taxonomy is overkill. After all, can’t those ML-enabled search engines find everything? Sometimes even technology needs an assist. Let’s look at why you might want a taxonomy. What Taxonomies Are Good For Taxonomies enable three main digital […]

Google's Ben Morss and Eric Enge on Why Google Now Allows Third Party Javascript In Amp

Why Google Now Allows Third Party JavaScript in AMP – Here’s Why #235

Many web developers had been dreaming about including JavaScript in AMP pages as the natural form of AMP bans JavaScript. Now it looks like their dream has come true. In this episode of the award-winning Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Ben Morss joins Eric Enge to explain why Google now allows third-party JavaScript in AMP and […]

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Automation IaC Solution for WordPress, Drupal & Magento Applications

  Objective Automatic installation and configuration solutions for WordPress, Drupal, and Magento application using AWS CloudFormation infrastructure orchestration and content management  tools like Puppet, Ansible, or Chef. The infrastructure as code (IaC) solution should follow architecture best practices such as setting up the database in a private segment, secure authentication, and provisioning. It should also […]