Sunday, 16 December 2012

Adobe CQ 5.6

After attending the Adobe Exchange Conference Dec 14 and 15 in Las Vages, I am excited for the upcoming release of Adobe CQ 5.6. Articles appearing on this blog will start  discussing 5.6 sometime in Feb, 2013. Content will explore a range of How To topics and using the cloud version of the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite.

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I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Digital Marketing Community Manager at Adobe Systems with over 16 years in the high tech industry. I am also a programmer with knowledge in Java, JavaScript, C#,C++, HTML, XML and ActionScript. If  you would like to see more CQ or other Adobe Digital Marketing end to end articles like this, then leave a comment and let me know what content you would like to see.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Exploring the different ways to create an OSGi bundle for Adobe CQ

Creating an OSGi bundle is a typical development task that lets you extend Adobe CQ functionality. By creating an OSGi bundle, you can create a custom service that lets you display data in your CQ web pages to meet your business requirements. For example, a previous article discussed how to create an OSGi service that returns weather data by using a third-party web service. For information about this article, see

Did you know that there are three ways in which you can create an OSGi bundle for Adobe CQ? The way that you choose is really a matter of preference. The three ways in which you can create an OSGi bundle are:

1- Using the Maven archetype plugin to build an OSGi bundle. For information, see

2 - Using an Eclipse development plug-in. For information, see

3- Using the CRXDE development tool. For information, see

NOTE: You can use Maven to automatically deploy an OSGi bundle to Adobe CQ when building a package using a Maven command. For information, see

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