Thursday, 28 February 2013

Creating Adobe CQ Feed Components that display Twitter data

You can create a custom Adobe CQ data feed component that retrieves external data and displays the data within  a CQ web page. For example, a CQ component can retrieve data from an RSS feed to let your users view recent forum data. Likewise, a CQ component can retrieve data from a social site like Twitter to keep your users updated with the latest social data, as shown here.

A custom twitter feed component displaying data from the AdobeMktgCloud twitter feed

This development article guides you through how to build a custom CQ twitter feed component and add it to the CQ sidekick.

The CQ sidekick displaying a custom twitter feed component

Once added to the sidekick, authors can drag and drop it onto a CQ page during design time. To view this development article, click this link:

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About the Author

I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Digital Marketing Community Manager at Adobe Systems with over 16 years in the high tech industry. I am also a programmer with knowledge in Java, JavaScript, C#,C++, HTML, XML and ActionScript. If  you would like to see more CQ or other Adobe Digital Marketing end to end articles like this, then leave a comment and let me know what content you would like to see.

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