Monday, 18 March 2013

Creating custom Adobe CQ commerce providers

An Adobe CQ shopping cart component is used within an Adobe CQ online retail site and provides functionality such as:
  • provides an overview of selected items
  • links to the individual product pages
  • updates to quantity
  • removal of the item
A shopping cart component lets visitors to your Adobe CQ online retail site purchase items, as shown in the following illustration.

A shopping cart component 

This development article guides you through building an Adobe CQ custom commerce provider that uses the Adobe CQ Commerce API (this API belong to the com.adobe.cq.commerce.api package). A shopping cart component uses a commerce provider to obtain product data. Included in the custom commerce provider developed in this article is an OSGi bundle that exposes operations that the Geometrix Outdoors web application invokes. By following along with this walk through, you learn how to setup, develop, and configure an Adobe CQ custom commerce provider.

To read this article, click Creating custom Adobe CQ commerce providers.

Note: You can watch this related video: AEM (CQ) eCommerce Integration Framework.

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I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Digital Marketing Community Manager at Adobe Systems with 20 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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