Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Creating an Adobe Experience Manager 6.3 Project using Adobe Maven Archetype 12

You can create an AEM 6.3 project by using Adobe Maven Archetype 12. This development article walks you through creating an AEM 6.3 project by using Archetype 12 and explains the default AEM files and services. Using an Archetype 12 project, you are given a set of files to start with.

2 Pages

  • English and French pages with filler text

2 Templates

  • For homepage and content pages
  • Homepages are only allowed on top level, and content pages below
  • Built with HTL templates and simple server-side JavaScript logic

Example Components

  • helloworld: example of custom HTL component with SlingModels for the logic 
  • Core components - use of Core Components like text and image, and title 

Java examples

  • Models: Models for more complex business logic of components
  • Servlets: Rendering the output of specific requests
  • Filters: Applied to the requests before dispatching to the servlet or script
  • Schedulers: Cron-job like tasks

The following illustration represents a default AEM page that is created by the Archetype 12 project.

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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.

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