Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Submitting Adaptive Form Data to MySQL using a DataSourcePool

You can create an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) 6.3 form and submit the data to a custom AEM service. The custom service uses the Java JDBC API to persist data into a relational database.  Although an Adaptive Form does let you configure a data model to submit data to a relational database, by creating a custom service, you can fully control how the data is submitted to MySQL. For example, you can peform additional operations by using Java logic prior to updating a database.

Te following form represents the form that is created in this article.





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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Extending Adobe Experience Manager Core Components

You can customize Adobe Experience Manager core components by extending them and modifying the Java logic. In this article, you are going to customize the Java object used by the Title component to add some static text to the end of the title. The way the Core Components are written, they reference back end Java objects, implemented using the Sling Models framework, by interface name. For example, the Title component’s HTML references an interface named com.adobe.cq.wcm.core.components.models.Title.

When the HTL script asks for an implementation of this interface, Sling Models uses the implementation class which is associated with the nearest resource type. So, to provide a custom backing Java object, you need to create a Sling Model class which uses a closer resource type than the default.

The following illustration shows the Title component that uses a custom Java class that extends the Title core component class.


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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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Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Getting Started with AEM Forms

See these helpful AEM Articles about using AEM Forms:


·        Style an adaptive form
·        Test and publish an adaptive form




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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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Monday, 9 July 2018

[Webinar | July ] Ask the AEM Community Experts: Adobe Experience Manager - Explore Assets and Tags by using AEM APIs

Join Lokesh Shivalingaiah (two time AEM Community member of the year) and us for a deep dive session to explore and understand the available APIs for Assets and Tags within AEM along with some use cases.


Date: Tuesday, 24th July 2018

Time: 8:00 am PDT | 11:00 am EST | 8:30 pm IST

Duration: 60 Minutes

Playback: http://bit.ly/72018AtACE


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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.

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

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