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An update on Sitecore JSS Land (Aug 2020)

August 21, 2020
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It’s probably seems like Sitecore’s JavaScript SDK (JSS) has been on the back burner since the last release. And yes, you read that right, JavaScript SDK (formerly known as JavaScript Services) got a little naming update to align better with its new .NET Core SDK cousin.

Before I go any further, I want to acknowledge our wonderful community, who definitely has not taken any breaks. They have kept up blogging, making videos, presenting at virtual user groups, doing demos for us (🥰), and lighting Slack on 🔥🔥 - keeping the knowledge sharing and innovation going strong. The JSS team and I want you all to know how much we appreciate the collaboration.

Now, on to business. There have actually been big things happening in JSS behind the scenes.

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Why Sitecore Symposium is my favorite conference and why you should apply for the Call For Papers

June 03, 2019

At this point in my career, I’m fortunate enough to be able to say that I have experience speaking at different types of conferences and events. Developer-only conferences like Microsoft Build and SUGCON (Sitecore User Group Conference), business-focused events, and the mega-conference that blends the two worlds together - Sitecore Symposium.

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Sitecore JavaScript Services - How To Publish JSS Components As NPM Packages

March 06, 2019

This post is part of a series - Sitecore JavaScript Services (JSS) Sandbox

Component reuse is an important subject for developers. As I was building structural grid components for my JSS app, I thought, “all projects need grid components, so is it possible to package these up for reuse?” So I set out to create a POC of the idea. This post shares how I published JSS components as an npm package that can be imported into other JSS projects.

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Sitecore JavaScript Services - Troubleshooting Errors of Going Connected

February 20, 2019

Similar to disconnected mode, connected development mode also runs your JSS app on a local server (http://localhost:3000). The difference is that in disconnected mode the app is hydrated with content from yaml/json files, but in connected mode the app is hydrated with content from Sitecore.

To run connected mode, I needed to deploy my app to Sitecore, which did not go smoothly. This post covers the errors I experienced and how I solved them.

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Sitecore JavaScript Services - Creating Custom Routes and Displaying Route-Level Fields in Components

February 13, 2019

This post is part of a series - Sitecore JavaScript Services (JSS) Sandbox

My "jss-sandbox" site is going to showcase upcoming Sitecore community events. But before I could start the fun part of building components, I needed to create some mock content.

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