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AEM Spark: Replicate a Node

This is a new series that covers things you might already know about Adobe Experience Manager, but perhaps have forgotten – or just need a good Google Search for. Our first entry discusses how to replicate a node from AEM. Adobe Experience Manager is a very deep product. If you don’t live and breathe it …


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Do not rely on Online Compaction in AEM 6.x

Most of you should probably already be aware that there are some challenges in AEM 6.x with repository disk growth. While this has improved marginally in more recent releases, it’s absolutely vital to a healthy Adobe Experience Manager stack that offline compaction be performed regularly. For our Managed Services clients, this is a service our …


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Best Practice: Treat OSGi Configurations as Code

The Question A few months ago, one of our customers who self-manages their Adobe Experience Manager stack was doing some digging in the filesystem underneath the crx-quickstart folder. They noticed a correlation between the filenames found there (specifically, under crx-quickstart/launchpad/config and the changes they would make in the Felix Console at system/console/configMgr to configure OSGi …


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Demonstrate sling:osgiConfig by runmodes

In some of our previous articles, we have made a passing reference to the Sling runmodes property; I have found upon occasion that there are Adobe Experience Manager developers and admins out there who don’t fully understand how these work. I am not going to go into all the information about runmodes—we will have a …


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Parity Restored: IntelliJ Gets AEM Plugin

One of the things I love about working at Axis41 is that we’re very tool-neutral. Some of our developers really love their Eclipse configuration, and may have been toting it around with them for years. Myself, I am more of a minimalist, and prefer Sublime Text. But a large segment of our development teams prefers …