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 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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Thursday, 14 March 2013

Adobe Marketing Cloud Community

As an Adobe Marketing Cloud user, it is recommended that you visit the Adobe Marketing Cloud Community pages. These pages offer you many resources that will help you become successful with Adobe Marketing Cloud products such as Adobe CQ or Adobe Analytics. There are five product pages that you can visit. Each page offers you great resources such as articles written by different Adobe Marketing Cloud community members, product videos, training videos, training information, FAQs, and much much more.

Also during this time, you are invited to join the Adobe Marketing Cloud founders community.  Incredibly exciting things are happening on many fronts within Adobe Digital Marketing and over the coming months, this group has the opportunity to grow into a truly useful community that has the ability to shape help, support and learning for you and other members.
Our aim is to design and build, with your help, the Marketing Cloud community for all Adobe customers. Now is definitely the time to join as you have the ability to tell us what truly matters, what resources you need and who you want to talk with.

To access the Founders' community, please go to this URL:

http://help-forums.adobe.com

You can sign in using your Adobe ID (this is the one you use to authenticate on the Adobe.com main website).  After you sign in, you can add your ideas that will be used to help drive the Adobe Digital Marketing Cloud vision/roadmap, and to influence the culture of the community. You can also learn about the other founder members and discuss general topics.

Stop on by, we are looking forward to having you join the Adobe Marketing Cloud Founders' Community.

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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.

Linked Inhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/scottmacdonald2010
TwitterFollow the Digital Marketing Customer Care team on Twitter @AdobeMktgCare.