November 6, 2019

XC9 + K8S + AKS = Bingo?! 🌟

Sitecore 9 is moving towards a micro-service based architecture and is designed with the cloud in mind. The community has picked this development up by creating Docker images for Sitecore. This works great for local development, but it still has some challenges when deploying to the cloud. This changed with the recent introduction of Windows support for Kubernetes (K8S) and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) support for Windows containers.

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September 23, 2019

JSS Commerce part 6 - Creating a product cluster 🎽

Part 5 describes how to create a dynamic product page. This is great for navigating the catalog, but does not allow a content editor to select products to display on (e.g.) a landing page. This part presents how to create a product cluster component that enables displaying a configured set of products.

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September 19, 2019

JSS Commerce part 4 - Tracking Cart events 🛤️

In part 3 of our JSS and Commerce series we have been adding cart actions. It would be great if we could track these using Sitecore Experience Analytics. This article presents how we achieved tracking a Lines Added To Cart event using JSS, and describes the pros and cons of the chosen approach.

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September 18, 2019

JSS Commerce part 3 - Cart actions 🤸

Now that we have a catalog available (see part 2) the next step is to add some cart actions: e.g. add and remove sellable items to/from a cart. All cart actions follow the same design pattern. For simplicity this article presents only how to add a sellable item to a cart.

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August 13, 2019

JWTs in Sitecore XC9 🔐

Sitecore XC9 uses JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) for authentication & authorization. JWTs are well explained here. In this blog post we investigate how JWTs are configured and handled in the Sitecore Identity Server and Commerce Engine.

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