CQ5/AEM, Technology

AEM: Ways to populate a Selection Widget

One of the powerful features that AEM offers is its authoring capabilities. It provides easy to use GUI for authors to create and edit content. When it comes to authoring the content, dialog plays a vital role in that. A dialog accepts inputs via Widgets and then makes that input available for further use. One of the most commonly...

by Surabhi Katiyar
Tag: AEM6
20-Jul-2015

CQ5/AEM, OSGI

Changing the Port of a Running AEM Instance

AEM derives the port number from the quickstart jar file. As the documentation says that by renaming the jar file, we can configure AEM to run on a different port. But this requires an instance shutdown. What if we want to change the port number of a running AEM instance? What if it is an e-Commerce site and shutting down the server...

by Geetika Chhabra
Tag: AEM6
20-Jul-2015

CQ5/AEM

AEM : Robust Sling Eventing using Sling Jobs

So far we have used OSGi Event Admin for event publishing that uses publisher subscriber model. Though it works really well, there is a downside in using this: - No guarantee of delivery As soon as an event is published, job of the publisher is done. No matter whether any subscriber has worked on it or not, the event just dies...

by Vivek Sachdeva
Tag: AEM6
08-Jul-2015

CQ5/AEM

Access Content Repository via getServiceResourceResolver() in AEM6/Sling7

JCR Sessions and Sling Based Authentication are always the important in code where someone need to get an access of the Content Repository. But this same way to get an access over content repository was remains controversial due to its administrative privileges . So with the new AEM6 version below methods have been deprecated to get an...

by Vivek Dhiman
Tag: AEM6
22-Dec-2014

CQ5/AEM

Debugging in AEM

While working on one of a complex requirements in our Adobe CQ5 / AEM project , we felt the need to continuously observe the flow. Though, logs are of good help but we wanted to analyze the complete flow . In this scenario, debugging feature in IDE becomes very handy. Software Stack being used :  CQ Server : AEM 5.6.1 IDE :...

by Geetika Chhabra
Tag: AEM6
24-Apr-2014