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Sitecore Precision Scheduling with SiteCron 3.0.6 released with Commerce goodies and cleanup agent!

Sitecore Precision Scheduling with SiteCron 3.0.6 released with Commerce goodies and cleanup agent!

SiteCron 3.0.6 released. Here are some useful links: SiteCron NuGet Link: https://www.nuget.org/packages/SiteCron SiteCron GitHub Link: https://github.com/akshaysura/Sitecron What’s New? Lets look…

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NuGet: To Reference, or to NoReference? That is the question.

NuGet: To Reference, or to NoReference? That is the question.

To Reference, or to NoReference, that is the question Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and…

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Offline tracking with the Sitecore Universal Tracker

Offline tracking with the Sitecore Universal Tracker

Sitecore Universal Tracker 1.0 was released along with Sitecore 9.1 on November 28th 2018.

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Upgrade Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0 Update-2 to Update-3

Upgrade Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0 Update-2 to Update-3

Sitecore Experience commerce 9.0 Update 3 was released today (December 4th 2018). This post outlines the process of upgrading Update 2 to Update 3 as described in the Sitecore Experience Commerce Upgrade Guide. We will only concentrate on the engine upgrade and not the SXA Storefront upgrade.

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Install Sitecore Universal Tracker 1.x on Sitecore 9.1

Install Sitecore Universal Tracker 1.x on Sitecore 9.1

Sitecore Universal Tracker 1.0 was released along with Sitecore 9.1 on November 28th 2018. Sitecore Universal Tracker is an API first, a micro-service-based tracking service to track actions from mobile apps, IoT, AR, VR and other emerging channels.

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Quickly Install Sitecore 9.1 for a Developer Workstation using Sitecore® developer free trial license

Quickly Install Sitecore 9.1 for a Developer Workstation using Sitecore® developer free trial license

Sitecore 9.1 was released today (November 28th 2018) and I wanted to take this opportunity to cater to a specific need that we get asked about. How do non-Sitecore developers install Sitecore when they get the Developer Trial license. I hope this video helps that group.

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Sitecore User Group Tour Noreaster

Sitecore User Group Tour Nor’easter

Kamruz Jaman, Mike Reynolds and Akshay Sura are going on a Sitecore User Group tour in the north east starting December 11th 2018.

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Extend Sitecore Experience Commerce SellableItem Schema (Product/Variant) in 9 Update 2 (9.0.2)

Extend Sitecore Experience Commerce SellableItem Schema (Product/Variant) in 9 Update 2 (9.0.2)

In this post we will look at how to extend a SellableItem’s Schema, in this case a Variant in Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0.2. There are many ways to extend a SellableItem but this one concentrates on how to do it via code. With Sitecore Commerce, moving data between instances is challenging and to avoid this, a code based solution makes a lot of sense.

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Removing the Sample Projects from the Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2 SDK

Removing the Sample Projects from the Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2 SDK

In this post we will look at how to remove the sample projects from the Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0.2 (Sitecore.Commerce.Engine.SDK.2.2.72).

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Load testing the Azure IoT Hub

Load testing the Azure IoT Hub

This past weekend I was playing with the Azure IoT hub and decided to load test it to see how much throughput can be achieved.

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Sitecore User Group Tour Europe 2018

Sitecore User Group Tour Europe 2018

Akshay Sura and Jason Wilkerson are going on a Sitecore User Group Tour in Europe starting October 24th to November 2nd.

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Video of our Sitecore Symposium 2018 talk – How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager?

Video of our Sitecore Symposium 2018 talk – How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager?

Our Sitecore Symposium 2018 talk from Orlando. How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager?

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Run Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 Minion using Sitecore Precision Scheduling with SiteCron in powerful ways!

Run Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 Minion using Sitecore Precision Scheduling with SiteCron in powerful ways!

In this video I am going to walk you through how to use the SiteCron module to run Sitecore Commerce Engine Minions. Sitecore jobs along with Sitecore Commerce Minions run on an interval basis.

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Extending Sitecore Experience Profile in Sitecore 9

In this post we will look at how to display the custom contact facets in the Sitecore Experience Profile.

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Create a personalization rule in Sitecore 9 to display the xConnect Contact Facet in xDB

In this post we will look at how to create a custom personalization rule to run based on the current user’s points. Based on the previous blog posts, we already update a user with their points on a scheduled basis.

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How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager

How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager

Kamruz and I are presenting at the Sitecore Symposium on Wednesday October 10th at 10AM. Our presentation topic is: How to create customer loyalty programs using Sitecore Experience Commerce and Email Experience Manager.

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Use xConnect to update Contact Facets and Identifier in xDB – Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 Engine

In this video I am going to walk you through how to use xConnect in a Sitecore Commerce Engine solution.

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Creating a Contact Facet in xDB Sitecore 9 & xConnect Magic!

In this video I am going to walk you through how to create a contact facet in xDB and use xConnect to add that facet value for an existing contact in Sitecore 9 Update 2.

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Creating a Minion for Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9

In this video I am going to walk you through how to create a Sitecore Commerce Minion for Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2.

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Creating a custom plugin for Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 – Sitecore Commerce Experience Accelerator Storefront Customization (SXA) – Part 2

In this video I am going to walk you through the second part of creating a custom Loyalty plugin for Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2. We will work on the Sitecore Commerce Experience Accelerator (SXA) side of the project and extend commerce to show the points for the Order.

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Creating a custom plugin for Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 Part 1

Creating a custom plugin for Sitecore Commerce (XC) 9 Part 1

In this video I am going to walk you through creating a custom Loyalty plugin for Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2. We will work on the engine side of the project and extend commerce to calculate and show the points for the Order entity and the order lines.

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Sitecore Commerce Base solution released on GitHub for Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2

Sitecore Commerce Base solution released on GitHub for Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2

Sitecore Commerce Base solution for Visual Studio 2017 has been released on GitHub for Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 2. As I have been working on a few Commerce solutions, I realized that Sitecore Experience Commerce provides an out of the box Visual Studio 2017 solution in the SDK zip file.

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Set up your local environment for debugging Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2 in Powerful Ways while being a friend!

In this video I am going to walk you through setting up your development environment for debugging Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2. As you are writing custom code to work in Sitecore Commerce Engine, you would also need to debug and test your code.

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Sitecore Experience Commerce 9.0: Developers 300 Training in Powerful Ways!

This week Kamruz Jaman and I were in San Franciso for the Sitecore Commerce (XC) Developer 300 training. We are glad that we were the first public class in the world to take the Commerce 300 course. So first handful to certify!

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Installing Sitecore Habitat Home Commerce on Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2 in Powerful Ways!

In this video I am going to walk you through installing Sitecore Habitat Home and Habitat Home Commerce on Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 Update 2.

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Customer Delight with Sitecore Experience Commerce (XC) 9 – How to Install XC9

In this video I am going to walk you through installing Sitecore Experience Commerce 9 Update 1. Previously in one of our Unofficial Sitecore Training, we went through installing Sitecore 9 using SIF.

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