Professional Sitecore 8 Development

A Complete Guide to Solutions and Best Practices

Author: Phil Wicklund,Jason Wilkerson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 148422292X

Category: Computers

Page: 425

View: 2097

Structure templates and content within Sitecore, work with integrated tools, and leverage its extensive automation capabilities. Sitecore was recently recognized as one of the most reputable and reliable, enterprise-class web content management solutions (WCMS) available in the marketplace. Thousands of companies are using Sitecore to manage their digital experiences online. Because Sitecore is such a large, complex platform, developers often have a hard time coming up to speed, even after completing a Sitecore training course for developers. However, leveraging the design patterns and other practices laid out in this book will make that transition much easier. Professional Sitecore 8 Development provides a soup-to-nuts approach for a Sitecore rookie to come up to speed quickly, as well as provide more advanced techniques for seasoned veterans that they may not be exposed to otherwise. Key coverage areas include: Getting started with Sitecore development Front-end development techniques Incorporating design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Unit testing Sitecore applications Programming Sitecore’s marketing capabilities Sitecore automation with PowerShell Advanced development techniques What you’ll learn Develop solutions on the Sitecore platform Come up to speed on Sitecore without going through a training class Build front-end (HTML, CSS, Angular, etc.) solutions as well as back-end (C#) solutions on Sitecore Incorporate design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Make use of advanced Sitecore development techniques Who This Book Is For The book is a developer’s companion, both front end and back end developers. The target audience is both developers who have zero Sitecore experience, as well as seasoned veterans looking for advanced best practices. A secondary audience would be Sitecore administrators who would benefit from discussions around performance tuning and security.

Professional Sitecore 8 Development

A Complete Guide to Solutions and Best Practices

Author: Phil Wicklund,Jason Wilkerson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781484222911

Category: Computers

Page: 425

View: 1362

Structure templates and content within Sitecore, work with integrated tools, and leverage its extensive automation capabilities. Sitecore was recently recognized as one of the most reputable and reliable, enterprise-class web content management solutions (WCMS) available in the marketplace. Thousands of companies are using Sitecore to manage their digital experiences online. Because Sitecore is such a large, complex platform, developers often have a hard time coming up to speed, even after completing a Sitecore training course for developers. However, leveraging the design patterns and other practices laid out in this book will make that transition much easier. Professional Sitecore 8 Development provides a soup-to-nuts approach for a Sitecore rookie to come up to speed quickly, as well as provide more advanced techniques for seasoned veterans that they may not be exposed to otherwise. Key coverage areas include: Getting started with Sitecore development Front-end development techniques Incorporating design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Unit testing Sitecore applications Programming Sitecore’s marketing capabilities Sitecore automation with PowerShell Advanced development techniques What you’ll learn Develop solutions on the Sitecore platform Come up to speed on Sitecore without going through a training class Build front-end (HTML, CSS, Angular, etc.) solutions as well as back-end (C#) solutions on Sitecore Incorporate design patterns into your Sitecore solutions Make use of advanced Sitecore development techniques Who This Book Is For The book is a developer’s companion, both front end and back end developers. The target audience is both developers who have zero Sitecore experience, as well as seasoned veterans looking for advanced best practices. A secondary audience would be Sitecore administrators who would benefit from discussions around performance tuning and security.

Professional Sitecore Development

Author: John West

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118235258

Category: Computers

Page: 552

View: 1331

Professional Sitecore Development offers comprehensive information for programmers learning the CMS and experienced Sitecore developers alike. This guidance can help your organization minimize implementation cost and time to web, increasing revenue while decreasing IT costs. With this book, you will learn how to implement solutions with Sitecore, how the Sitecore architecture enhances the ASP.NET development process, how to use Sitecore’s extensive Application Programming Interfaces, and how to deploy the website. Professional Sitecore Development provides coverage on a range of topics including: • Installing and configuring Sitecore • Implementing an information architecture and transforming content into web pages • Using the Sitecore security infrastructure, managing errors, and testing automatically • Managing Sitecore projects, optimizing performance, and scaling Sitecore solutions • Tips, tricks, and best practices for working with the CMS • Extending Sitecore and integrating external systems, including coverage of configuration, events, pipelines, and Sitecore’s user interface technology If you're looking for a solution for web content management, then Sitecore is your answer and this book will get you started using this valuable software today.

Sitecore Cookbook for Developers

Author: Yogesh Patel

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784390240

Category: Computers

Page: 338

View: 1620

Over 70 incredibly effective and practical recipes to get you up and running with Sitecore development About This Book Build enterprise-level rich websites quickly and deliver the best possible content management to your website Get maximum usage of functionalities like different user interfaces, workflow, publishing, search, analytics, etc and learn different rendering techniques using presentation components for data bindings, events, handlers, schedulers, media, etc. Add a surprising amount of functionality just by customizing the Sitecore architecture through the best practices contained in this book Who This Book Is For If you are a Sitecore developer or a programmer who wants to expand your Sitecore development skills, this book is ideal for you. You will need working knowledge of ASP.NET WebForms or MVC, as well as HTML, and a basic knowledge of Sitecore installation. What You Will Learn Create, access, and personalize your website content using different Sitecore presentation components Learn how to extend the presentation components to fulfill some real-life requiremnts such as improving the site's performance, generating Rss feeds and so on Work with multiple websites on a single Sitecore instance and create multilingual websites Customize the Sitecore interfaces as per your business requirements to provide easier and error-free user interface to content authors to save time and improve accuracy Customize the Sitecore backend architecture as per your business needs Automate tasks and achieve scalability by altering the development and configuration settings Integrate external systems with Sitecore to import or export content and secure user interactions Integrate the advanced features of analytics and personalization, to get the best possible customer experience and generate its reports In Detail This book will get you started on building rich websites, and customizing user interfaces by creating content management applications quickly. It will give you an insight into web designs and how to customize the Sitecore architecture as per your website's requirements using best practices. Packed with over 70 recipes to help you achieve and solve real-world common tasks, requirements, and the problems of content management, content delivery, and publishing instance environments. It also presents recipes on Sitecore's backend processes of customizing pipelines, creating custom event handler and media handler, setting hooks and more. Other topics covered include creating a workflow action, publishing sublayouts and media files, securing your environment by customizing user profiles and access rights, boosting search capabilities, optimising performance, scalability and high-availability of Sitecore instances and much more. By the end of this book, you will have be able to add virtually limitless features to your websites by developing and deploying Sitecore efficiently. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide is full of hands-on recipes on real-world development tasks to improve your existing Sitecore system. Each topic is presented with its benefits and detailed steps to achieve it through well-explained code and images.

The Little Book of Sitecore® Tips

Volume 1

Author: Neil Shack

Publisher: Coretec Digital Ltd

ISBN: 1999774019

Category: Computers

Page: 138

View: 4632

The main purpose of this book is a light-hearted look at some useful Sitecore tips (current version is 8.2 rev. 170728 Update-5). These tips are targeted at all levels of user but whether you’re recapping or learning, you should find something useful, or at the very least... entertaining.

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How to Use Data and Experience Marketing to Create Lifetime Customers

Author: Lars Birkholm Petersen,Ron Person,Christopher Nash

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111896361X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 9157

"Marketing is going through a revolution that rivals the impact of Gutenberg's printing press. Customers are in control and marketers have become an unnecessary annoyance. Smart marketers have learned to think in new ways, use new technology, and apply new processes. They've moved to a higher level that achieves their business objectives while being more relevant to the customer.In this "age of the customer," a marketer's message must be personal, relevant, and accessible at all touch points throughout acustomer's life cycle, both online and offline. This takes new ways of thinking and new processes to be relevant to individual customers, to be accessible through multiple online and offline channels, and to link digital goals and metrics to business objectives.It's a tough new world of marketing, but Owning the Customer Experience takes you inside this world to see how the winners are jumping ahead of their competitors. "--

Practical Sitecore 8 Configuration and Strategy

A User Guide for Sitecore's Content and Marketing Capabilities

Author: Phillip Wicklund

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484212363

Category: Computers

Page: 317

View: 7314

Sitecore was recently recognized as one of the most reputable/reliable web content management solutions (WCMS) in the marketplace. Thousands of companies use Sitecore to help manage their web and mobile digital properties. Sitecore is a very large, complex platform that performs many robust functions and capabilities. As such, marketers and end users often have a hard time coming up to speed on the technology. Practical Sitecore 8 Configuration and Strategy: A User Guide for Sitecore's Content and Marketing Capabilities provides that opportunity. The flow of the book will take newbies step-by-step on how to configure Sitecore content, personalization, and marketing automation capabilities. Sprinkled in through the book will be callouts that highlight strategies and best practices—taking the book beyond just the “how to” step-by-step procedures that can be found elsewhere. Practical Sitecore 8 Configuration and Strategy: Brings you up to speed on Sitecore without requiring a training class. Provides the information in a clear, logical outline that takes users from simple, foundational concepts to more advanced concepts at the end. Rounds out existing sources of documentation with strategies and best practices from real-world experience. What You'll Learn How to manage content in Sitecore How to create web forms and landing pages How to optimize the site through personalization and A/B/N testing How to use Sitecore for your marketing campaigns How to leverage analytics for custom measurement/engagement strategies How to create a robust governance plan for your Sitecore properties Who This Book Is For The key target audience for this book are content administrators (content authoring, forms development, etc.) and digital marketers (campaigns, analytics, marketing automation, experience optimization, etc.) using the Sitecore platform.

Beginning Drupal 7

Author: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430228601

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 3858

This book focuses on the nontechnical user who is responsible for building, maintaining, and managing Drupal web sites. The book covers why you should consider using Drupal when building a new web site, what Drupal is, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and more advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views. By reading this book, you will: Understand why you should use Drupal and the power of the platform. Quickly build confidence in your ability to use Drupal. Gain the knowledge necessary to build, deploy, and manage web sites of moderate complexity on Drupal 7.

Enterprise Drupal 8 Development

For Advanced Projects and Large Development Teams

Author: Todd Tomlinson

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484202538

Category: Computers

Page: 309

View: 6267

Successfully architect a Drupal 8 website that scales to meet project requirements of any size and scope. Starting with a one-chapter review of Drupal basics, you'll dive into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, you'll also review many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems. Building and maintaining an enterprise-ready Drupal website presents a unique set of challenges and complexities. From development processes and content management to deployments, version control and more, all aspects of Drupal development are impacted when two or more developers are on a project. If you are involved in a Drupal project that requires frequent updates and long-term support from a team of developers, system administrators, and end-users, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development is for you. Whether you're an experienced Drupal developer looking to expand your skills, a systems administrator managing a Drupal project, or a PHP developer new to Drupal, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development will give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to manage large and complex projects. What You'll Learn Architect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projects Integrate 3rd party applications with Drupal Manage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environments Build a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators Who This Book Is For The primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to Drupal The secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects

Azure Serverless Computing Cookbook

Author: Praveen Kumar Sreeram

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1788392590

Category: Computers

Page: 332

View: 6721

Over 50 recipes to help you build applications hosted on Serverless architecture using Azure Functions. About This Book Enhance Azure Functions with continuous deployment using Visual Studio Team Services Learn to deploy and manage cost-effective and highly available serverless applications using Azure Functions This recipe-based guide will teach you to build a robust serverless environment Who This Book Is For If you are a Cloud administrator, architect, or developer who wants to build scalable systems and deploy serverless applications with Azure functions, then this book is for you. Prior knowledge and hands-on experience with core services of Microsoft Azure is required. What You Will Learn Develop different event-based handlers supported by serverless architecture supported by Microsoft Cloud Platform – Azure Integrate Azure Functions with different Azure Services to develop Enterprise-level applications Get to know the best practices in organizing and refactoring the code within the Azure functions Test, troubleshoot, and monitor the Azure functions to deliver high-quality, reliable, and robust cloud-centric applications Automate mundane tasks at various levels right from development to deployment and maintenance Learn how to develop statefulserverless applications and also self-healing jobs using DurableFunctions In Detail Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segment of code in the Cloud with Azure Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and building simple APIs and microservices. The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some use cases on benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we'll deep dive into the core aspects of Azure Functions such as the services it provides, how you can develop and write Azure functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them. Moving on, you'll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure functions, and providing continuous integration and continous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. It also provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases, to guide you through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you'll see how to manage Azure functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to your serverless code architecture. By the end of this book, you will have all the skills required to work with serverless code architecture, providing continuous delivery to your users. Style and approach This recipe-based guide explains the different features of Azure Function by taking a real-world application related to a specific domain. You will learn how to implement automation and DevOps and discover industry best practices to develop applications hosted on serverless architecture using Azure functions.

Managing Chaos

Digital Governance by Design

Author: Lisa Welchman

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

ISBN: 1933820829

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 1388

Few organizations realize a return on their digital investment. They’re distracted by political infighting and technology-first solutions. To reach the next level, organizations must realign their assets—people, content, and technology—by practicing the discipline of digital governance. Managing Chaos inspires new and necessary conversations about digital governance and its transformative power to support creativity, real collaboration, digital quality, and online growth.

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

A JavaScript and jQuery Developer's Guide

Author: Addy Osmani

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449334873

Category: Computers

Page: 254

View: 2258

With Learning JavaScript Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to write beautiful, structured, and maintainable JavaScript by applying classical and modern design patterns to the language. If you want to keep your code efficient, more manageable, and up-to-date with the latest best practices, this book is for you. Explore many popular design patterns, including Modules, Observers, Facades, and Mediators. Learn how modern architectural patterns—such as MVC, MVP, and MVVM—are useful from the perspective of a modern web application developer. This book also walks experienced JavaScript developers through modern module formats, how to namespace code effectively, and other essential topics. Learn the structure of design patterns and how they are written Understand different pattern categories, including creational, structural, and behavioral Walk through more than 20 classical and modern design patterns in JavaScript Use several options for writing modular code—including the Module pattern, Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD), and CommonJS Discover design patterns implemented in the jQuery library Learn popular design patterns for writing maintainable jQuery plug-ins "This book should be in every JavaScript developer’s hands. It’s the go-to book on JavaScript patterns that will be read and referenced many times in the future."—Andrée Hansson, Lead Front-End Developer, presis!

The DevOps Handbook

How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Author: Gene Kim,Patrick Debois,John Willis,Jez Humble

Publisher: IT Revolution

ISBN: 194278807X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

View: 7608


Pro ASP.NET 4 CMS

Advanced Techniques for C# Developers Using the .NET 4 Framework

Author: Alan Harris

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430227125

Category: Computers

Page: 320

View: 2577

To be a successful ASP.NET 4 developer, you need to know how to apply the vast array of new functionality available in the latest release of the .NET 4 Framework and Visual Studio 2010. This book will immerse you in a variety of advanced topics, including architecting different application data tiers, memory caching paradigms, data mining, and search engine optimization. Working through step-by-step exercises using P/LINQ, DLR, MEF, MVC, IronPython, Axum, and Ajax, you will learn a variety of approaches to building each of the key application tiers common to all web solutions. Using a proven technique of illustrating advanced concepts with functional solutions, all topics in the book are modeled on a fully operational content management system (CMS), built from the ground up. This ensures that you’ll be introduced to real-world examples that demonstrate the full functionality of the .NET 4 Framework for ASP.NET, and that you’ll be able to apply your new skills to any web development situation. What you’ll learn How to use the new functionality of Visual Studio 2010 of interest to ASP.NET developer What is new within the .NET 4 framework and how it impacts ASP.NET development All about different application tiers using P/LINQ, the Entity Framework, DLR, MEF, MVC, and AJAX When to use advanced caching techniques Memcached and Velocity How to optimize the content that the user sees to reduce server loads and response times How to develop highly scalable & concurrent approaches to data mining using IronPython and the Axium languages Who this book is for Intermediate and advanced developers alike will find comprehensive information about how Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET 4 framework impact ASP.NET development. Centered around a full CMS implementation, readers will find a vast array of tailored discussions, exercises, and solutions that will enable them to quickly upgrade their skills from previous versions of the .NET framework. Table of Contents Visual Studio 2010 and NET CMS Architecture and Development Parallelization Managed Extensibility Framework and the Dynamic Language Runtime jQuery and Ajax in the Presentation Tier Distributed Caching via Memcached Scripting via IronPython Performance Tuning, Configuration, and Debugging Search Engine Optimization and Accessibility

Building Intelligent Systems

A Guide to Machine Learning Engineering

Author: Geoff Hulten

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484234324

Category: Computers

Page: 339

View: 2536

Produce a fully functioning Intelligent System that leverages machine learning and data from user interactions to improve over time and achieve success. This book teaches you how to build an Intelligent System from end to end and leverage machine learning in practice. You will understand how to apply your existing skills in software engineering, data science, machine learning, management, and program management to produce working systems. Building Intelligent Systems is based on more than a decade of experience building Internet-scale Intelligent Systems that have hundreds of millions of user interactions per day in some of the largest and most important software systems in the world. What You’ll Learn Understand the concept of an Intelligent System: What it is good for, when you need one, and how to set it up for success Design an intelligent user experience: Produce data to help make the Intelligent System better over time Implement an Intelligent System: Execute, manage, and measure Intelligent Systems in practice Create intelligence: Use different approaches, including machine learning Orchestrate an Intelligent System: Bring the parts together throughout its life cycle and achieve the impact you want Who This Book Is For Software engineers, machine learning practitioners, and technical managers who want to build effective intelligent systems

High Performance MySQL

Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More

Author: Baron Schwartz,Peter Zaitsev,Vadim Tkachenko,Jeremy D. Zawodny,Arjen Lentz,Derek J. Balling

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554753

Category: Computers

Page: 712

View: 5626

High Performance MySQL is the definitive guide to building fast, reliable systems with MySQL. Written by noted experts with years of real-world experience building very large systems, this book covers every aspect of MySQL performance in detail, and focuses on robustness, security, and data integrity. High Performance MySQL teaches you advanced techniques in depth so you can bring out MySQL's full power. Learn how to design schemas, indexes, queries and advanced MySQL features for maximum performance, and get detailed guidance for tuning your MySQL server, operating system, and hardware to their fullest potential. You'll also learn practical, safe, high-performance ways to scale your applications with replication, load balancing, high availability, and failover. This second edition is completely revised and greatly expanded, with deeper coverage in all areas. Major additions include: Emphasis throughout on both performance and reliability Thorough coverage of storage engines, including in-depth tuning and optimizations for the InnoDB storage engine Effects of new features in MySQL 5.0 and 5.1, including stored procedures, partitioned databases, triggers, and views A detailed discussion on how to build very large, highly scalable systems with MySQL New options for backups and replication Optimization of advanced querying features, such as full-text searches Four new appendices The book also includes chapters on benchmarking, profiling, backups, security, and tools and techniques to help you measure, monitor, and manage your MySQL installations.

Comparing European and U.S. Securities Regulations

MiFID versus Corresponding U.S. Regulations

Author: Tanja Boskovic,Caroline Cerruti,Michel Noel

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821382547

Category: Law

Page: 184

View: 8099

This paper, aimed at professionals, scholars, and government officials in the field of securities regulations, compares the European (specifically the Market in Financial Instruments Directive MiFID) and U.S. securities regulations. The analysis focuses on the regulatory and supervisory framework, trading venues, and the provision of investment services. We show that although there may be regional differences in the structure and rules of current securities regulation, the objectives and some outcomes of regulation are comparable. Similarly, as the current global financial and economic crisis exposed gaps in securities regulations worldwide, regulators in both regions face similar challenges. This study will be particularly useful for World Bank member countries that are looking at either the European or U.S. regulations when conducting market reforms.

Building Microservices

Author: Sam Newman

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491950331

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 3454

Annotation Over the past 10 years, distributed systems have become more fine-grained. From the large multi-million line long monolithic applications, we are now seeing the benefits of smaller self-contained services. Rather than heavy-weight, hard to change Service Oriented Architectures, we are now seeing systems consisting of collaborating microservices. Easier to change, deploy, and if required retire, organizations which are in the right position to take advantage of them are yielding significant benefits. This book takes an holistic view of the things you need to be cognizant of in order to pull this off. It covers just enough understanding of technology, architecture, operations and organization to show you how to move towards finer-grained systems.

Moodle 3.x Teaching Techniques

Author: Susan Smith Nash

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786467666

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 2100

Creative ways to build powerful and effective online courses with Moodle 3.0 About This Book Unleash your teaching talents and develop exciting, dynamic courses Put together effective online courses that motivate students from all backgrounds, generations, and learning styles Find powerful insights into developing more successful and educational courses Who This Book Is For If you want to unleash your teaching talents and develop exciting, dynamic courses that really get students moving forward, then this book is for you. Experienced Moodlers who want to upgrade to Moodle 3.0 will find powerful insights into developing more successful and educational courses. What You Will Learn Create a dynamic learning environment using different techniques Motivate your students to collaborate and demonstrate what they are learning and to create projects together Develop materials you can re-use in your future courses Create online workshops and galleries for your students to make presentations about what they have learned Engage your students in team work that helps them connect course content with their experiences and prior learning Develop high-quality courses that will last to create a personal inventory you can use and re-use In Detail Moodle, the world's most popular, free open-source Learning Management System (LMS) has released several new features and enhancements in its latest 3.0 release. More and more colleges, universities, and training providers are using Moodle, which has helped revolutionize e-learning with its flexible, reusable platform and components. This book brings together step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions to leverage the full power of Moodle 3 to build highly interactive and engaging courses that run on a wide range of platforms including mobile and cloud. Beginning with developing an effective online course, you will write learning outcomes that align with Bloom's taxonomy and list the kinds of instructional materials that will work given one's goal. You will gradually move on to setting up different types of forums for discussions and incorporating multi-media from cloud-base sources. You will then focus on developing effective timed tests, self-scoring quizzes while organizing the content, building different lessons, and incorporating assessments. Lastly, you will dive into more advanced topics such as creating interactive templates for a full course by focussing on creating each element and create workshops and portfolios which encourage engagement and collaboration Style and approach With clear, step-by-step instructions, this book helps you develop good, solid, dynamic courses that will last by making sure that your instructional design is robust, and that they are built around satisfying learning objectives and course outcomes. Packed with plenty of screenshots and practical examples, you will get solid understanding of developing courses that are a success in the real world.