In this edition of Unlocking xDB, we’ll expand from the last blog and demonstrate how we can map CSV data uploaded to List Manager into complex facet elements.
Blog Series: Unlocking xDB – Vol: #1 Referenced Sitecore Version: Sitecore 8.1U3 – 8.2 Creating Custom Sitecore xDB Contact Facets in Sitecore 8.1U3 and Sitecore 8.2 Over the last couple of days, I’ve enjoyed the challenge of trying to create a custom Sitecore xDB Contact Facet. If you’re unsure what a Facet is, don’t worry. There are so… Read More ›
In true Sitecore fashion, I wanted to quickly get an initial working version of Dynamic Sites Manager out the door for the Sitecore 8.2 Initial Release. Tonight, I went back into the code and realized that the SiteManager.Providers property has been marked obsolete, something that wasn’t very clear in the Release Notes. This means at… Read More ›
Version 1.9 Released Today, Sitecore officially released Sitecore 8.2 Initial Release (Revision 160729). As such, I spent some time updating Dynamic Sites Manager to support Sitecore 8.2 in the most recent release. In addition, earlier releases support Sitecore 8.1, 8.0, 7.5, 7.2, and 7.0. With the release, the following versions will continue to be supported… Read More ›
Recently, I’ve been battling through a problem that a particular client was having with their Sitecore 8.1 Update-3 installation. The original issue manifested itself when, in trying to upgrade from Sitecore 7.2 and Email Campaign Manager 2.3 to Sitecore 8.1 Update 3 and Email Experience Manager 3.3, the ability to upload a contact or recipient… Read More ›
Over the past several weeks, I’ve been working my way through trying to get Sitecore 8.1 to work with the latest tools: Solr Server v6, Autofac v3.5, and Glass Mapper v4. Turns out it was quite a journey and definitely in need of some blogging support. This is the first part in a series of blog… Read More ›
Read This Open Letter from Technology Sector Leaders on Donald Trump Though I have very little political clout, I am astounded and enlightened reading this open letter. It pleases me to no end how encouraged I am that this many number of top technology leaders are willing to stand in solidarity, and have their… Read More ›
Part 1 in a series of blogs on Sitecore authoring security.
Sitecore Hacker Is Here Well, as of tonight, sitting on my comfy couch, watching the televised Spartan race and realizing that I have quite a ways to go before I can climb over any muddy walls, I have made the decision to start the epic journey of socializing, blogging, and trying to get my name… Read More ›
Over the last 15 years, I’ve been exposed to a number of varying working conditions that either enhanced or negated my productivity. In the last 6 years though, one working condition that I have become increasingly used to (and at an alarming rate) is how much I love my dual 30 inch monitors at work…. Read More ›