Tridion

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One of the really fun projects that we worked on over the 2017 SDL MVP retreat was one that involved one of my favorite things: JavaScript. In particular, using JavaScript with SDL’s DXA framework. In two short days at the SDL MVP retreat, Bart Koopman, Raimond Kempees, Niclas Cedermalm, Saurabh Gangwar, and I, managed to

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One of the really cool things to come out of this year’s retreat was a lot of discussion around JavaScript. About 90% of the programming I do is in JavaScript. Not only is it the language where I have the most experience, it’s the language I like the most. It’s quirky and weird at times,

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I recently had a question come up of how one could do A/B Testing in Tridion. There are some old Tridion plugins out there, and it would certainly be possible to develop an Alchemy extension for one today. But there is an easy way that you could optionally show/hide components, that could be implemented in

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It came to my shock and surprise to learn in January that I’d been awarded a fourth SDL Tridion Web Tridion MVP award. In the previous year, I hadn’t felt as if my contributions were that great —but contribution is not in the eye of the beholder. One of the perks of winning an MVP

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If you haven’t heard, headless Chrome is now A Thing™. A few days ago I wrote a post on how to use Headless Chrome to grab some screenshots from the command line, using a dab o’node and a healthy dose of Promises. Well, after a little more fiddling with it, I’ve got a version 2.0

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It’s that time of year again; the time of the year when the year ends. Sure, I could reflect on it, like I did for 2014.  But, ehh, I’ve done that in years-passed. This time, I’d like to rate it. You know, like a review. Like an Amazon review or something. And I like writing

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We’ve all been there. It’s  2:00 in the afternoon. You need to pick up your kids from school. But, when you look at a component in Tridion’s Experience Manager (XPM / Site Edit), it’s broken. WTF! You’re not a front-end guy. You’re an architect. What do you do?

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The world of front-end development is changing at a lightning fast pace. It’s hard enough for a front-end developer to keep up. So, how should a Tridion architect or general back-end developer stay “in the know” about the world of front-end development? Let me share with you what I’ve been doing in 2016 that I