Category: SDL Tridion

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Forrester WCMS rapport 2017: Hippo en Episerver rijzende sterren

Begin 2017 verscheen het nieuwste tweejaarlijkse Wave-rapport van het gerenommeerde onderzoeksbureau Forrester over de marktpositie van de verschillende contentmanagementsystemen (WCMS) voor het web. Uit dit rapport blijkt dat Hippo en Episerver snel in populariteit en kwaliteit stijgen. Niet voor niets richt Indivirtual zich sterk op deze twee CMS’en. Forrester vergelijkt...

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SDL Web MVP retreat

A couple of weeks ago, it was my privilege to attend the annual retreat of the SDL Web MVPs. SDL Web is a well-known suite of web content management software that is used by many large organisations to manage their web sites worldwide. It’s a fully-featured system that comes with...

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Checking your DXA/DD4T JSON in the SDL Web broker database.

Recently, I’ve spent some time looking at both the Dynamic Delivery for Tridion (DD4T) framework, and SDL’s own Digital Experience Accelerator (DXA), which started life as a reference implementation for a modern “SDL Web”-based web  application and makes use of DD4T. In general, DD4T-based web applications get all their content-managed...

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Tridion Developer Summit 2016

The Tridion Developer Summit 2016 had great sessions this year. Some sessions touched on subject unfamiliar to myself. The two day developer summit started and ended with SDL vowing  to (re)focus on the core product (CMS, Translations, Media) and making sure they will remain a global leader in the corporate WCMS. The following...

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Testing the SDL Web 8 micro-services

A couple of days ago, at the Tridion Developer summit, I did a “lightning talk” where in fifteen minutes flat, I rattled through my recent experiences of setting up publishing and content delivery using the new Topology Manager and micro-services in SDL Web 8. It’s hard to go into much...

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SDL Web’s topology manager explained

As we’re near the release date of SDL Web 8 (Tridion’s 2015 release), it’s time to look at one of the biggest changes SDL have made to their product. Because in today’s world there are more places than just on-premise to serve your content from. Something needed to change in the...

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Top 3 announcements at Tridion Developer Summit 2015

This week (16 and 17 September) the second Tridion Developer Summit was held at Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. Around 120 of the brightest Tridion developers/architects/enthusiasts gathered there to exchange thoughts about the newest SDL products and have a lot of fun in one of the most modern eye-catching buildings in Amsterdam....

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Publishing binary assets from SDL Tridion

Introduction In this blog post, I’m going to talk about publishing binary files from SDL Tridion. In particular, I’m going to go over some strange behaviour that you might see if you’re not careful with your templating, and why this happens, and what you can do to prevent it. When...

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Adding publications to Tridion via the core service

A few weeks ago I was privileged to attend the SDL Tridion MVP summit in Evora, Portugal. Needless to say, it was a very interesting few days, and as usual, we spent quite some time on some technical subjects. The most prominent of these was the Tridion Reference Implementation (TRI),...

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Tridion’s new API for Content Porting

Our old friend the Content Porter SDL Content Porter! You can’t live with it, and you can’t live without it. Many of us have served our time, making exports and imports as we moved our Tridion templates through the DTAP street or even nursemaiding long-running “ports” of actual content from...

The Razor Mediator for Tridion 0

The Razor Mediator for Tridion – in practice

In this article, I’m going to tell you about how we used the Razor mediator for Tridion to achieve cleaner and more maintainable templating on a recent project for one of Indivirtual’s customers. This is a useful technique, which will be attractive to many Tridion developers. How does that fit...

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Tridion Ideas: To vote, or not to vote

By reading this entry you must have something to do with a SDL Tridion product, so have you voted already, or have you been voted for? I would like create some more attention for the SDL Tridion website: http://ideas.sdltridion.com  This is the place where all the people working with any...

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10 new Tridion 2011 features to look forward to

Unfortunately I haven’t been able to actually get my hands dirty with the new Tridion 2011 release. So, I have been scouring all blogs from other Tridion consultants as well as reading the release documentation to find out about all the great new features. The list is long, so I...

Tridion 2011 Sneak preview 0

Tridion 2011 Sneak preview

Recently we visited the Tridion 2011 CTP bootcamp where we received a VMware image of the new Tridion 2011 release. I made a video to show some of the new things in the Tridion 2011 GUI. If the video is not working, please go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD3IAmyZwqQ. Visit our website for more information about Tridion.