Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 9

Agenda – Presented by Amanda Shiga Data enrichment and personalization Getting started: the importance of xDB data enrichment Building your strategy: types of personalization in Sitecore and how/when to apply them Keeping personalization manageable for marketing ops and website performance Measuring success: how to determine if personalization is making a difference Useful extensions: some helpful approaches to […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 8

Agenda – Presented by Jason St-Cyr Continuous Integration and Deployment  Continuous Everything: Improvement, Integration, Testing, Delivery, Deployment Continuous Integration: The Dirty Details Continuous Testing: The test team in the deployment pipeline Production Deployments: The Big Bad Wolf Demo on setting up a simple CI setup (participants are encouraged to follow along with the demo on their machines) […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 7

Agenda – Presented by Vasiliy Fomichev Best Practices Naming conventions Provide help to content authors Validation Datasources Scaling CD CM configs Media handling Caching Workflow Please register for Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 7 on December 8th, 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8760359272621483523 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 6

Agenda for the sixth Unofficial Sitecore training session Customizations Pipelines & Processors What is a pipeline? What is a processor? Existing Pipelines in Sitecore Implement custom functionality in a pipeline Demo on customizing httpRequestBegin pipeline (participants are encouraged to follow along with the demo on their machines) Can I create my own pipeline? Events & Commands Customizing […]

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Unofficial Sitecore 8 Training Webinar Series – Session 5

Agenda – Presented by Michael West Introduction to Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Intro to SPE No Coding Required Nuts & Bolts Advanced Capabilities Out of the Box Bundled Tools Audit Reports Meat & Potatoes Windows PowerShell for Beginners Console and ISE Scripts, Libraries, and Modules Integration Points Remoting Setup Remote Code Execution Best Practices Video Please register for […]

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How can you help the Stack Exchange Beta site for Sitecore

A month ago Mark Cassidy took the initiative to start a Stack Exchange beta site. In doing so we got the community together and got them to commit to the cause. The community rose to the occasion was were quickly in beta. It was the fastest path to beta and other users were questioning how […]

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Microsoft Extensions Dependency Injection (DI) with Sitecore 8.2 Sample Project

Sitecore 8.2 was released with Microsoft Dependency Injection. I wanted to try to setup a sample project which utilizes the DI. First and foremost, I thank Kam for writing the ServiceCollectionExtensions and making my life easier. As with everything we start with a fresh install of Sitecore 8.2 (sc82rev160729). Following which setup a base visual studio project. […]

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IoC Container Benchmark comparison 2016 including Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection

As most of you know, my favorite is SimpleInjector. I use it in all my projects. Since Sitecore 8.2 was released yesterday (August 30th 2016), I decided to do a performance benchmark against Microsoft Extensions DependencyInjection which is used as part of Sitecore to provide DependencyInjection. Kam has written a blog post: Dependency Injection in […]

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Secure Sitecore : Secure Headers XSS Protection

We have been going through XSS vulnerability in the past two posts. I am going to end this series with one last post about Secure Headers. We will go through a few headers that we can implement. Environment testing was done on two Windows 10 machines with Sitecore 8.1 update 3. Browsers use were Chrome (), Firefox […]

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Secure Sitecore : Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability Prevention

In the last Cross Site Scripting (XSS) post: Secure Sitecore : Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability Findings , we looked at how these attacks might look based on the browser the user is using. The interesting factor is that a potential attacker might not use a browser at all. You do not need a browser to […]

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