Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Creating a Mail List Component for the Experience Manager Toy Store Site

You can create Adobe Experience Manager custom components that function as Mail Sign Up  components. An Mail Sign Up component lets web site visitors sign up to a mailing list that typically includes emailing out newsletters. In this article, the Mail List component is added to the Experience Manager Toy Store site.

When the user fills in the fields and clicks the Submit button, the data is persisted in a relational database by using a DataSourcePool

This development article discusses how to inject a DataSourcePool service into an AEM service to which an HTL component submits data. By injecting a DataSourcePool, your service can connect to a relational database such as MySQL.  

This article shows use of the following AEM technologies: 

1. Build a HTL component that can submit data to a back-end service. 
2. Use Sling Models with an HTL component. 
3. How to inject a DataSourcePool into an AEM 6.3 service. 
4. How to use the org.osgi.service.component.annotations.Component package to write an AEM Servlet.

Join the Experience League

To become an Experience Business, you need more than just great tools and online help. You need a partner. Experience League is a new enablement program with guided learning to help you get the most out of Adobe Experience Cloud. With training materials, one-to-one expert support, and a thriving community of fellow professionals, Experience League is a comprehensive program designed to help you become your best.

Join the Adobe Experience League by clicking this banner.

I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Experience League 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 AEM or other end to end articles like this, then leave a comment and let me know what content you would like to see.

Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/scottmacdonald2010

YouTube: Subscribe to the AEM Community Channel. 

Featured post

Adobe Experience Manager FAQs and other Tips

This post captures FAQs, and other tips for AEM that AEM Developers will find useful. We will update this list on an on-going basis. I a...