March 21, 2018

Tech Talk: Adding Plugins to the Liferay Alloy Editor

I have been working on adding CKEditor plugins to the Alloy Editor in Liferay DXP. There are some articles online at Liferay but they focus more on packaged or custom developed plugins. The trick is to create an OSGI module fragment.
January 30, 2018

JS frameworks Explained

In the fast-paced development world, timesaving tools are a must have. One of those time-saving tools is a JavaScript Framework. Let’s take a look at what exactly a JavaScript (JS) Framework really is.
January 23, 2018

Debunking the Similarities Between SPARQL & SQL

First, if the term SPARQL is new to you it’s important to clarify the following: SPARQL is not a typo, and it is not SQL’s long-lost cousin. SPARQL is the standard query language and protocol for retrieving Linked Data from the web or RDF triple stores. Basically, if your information follows the RDF standard of being composed by a subject, predicate, and object, or it can be mapped to follow that standard, it can be queried by SPARQL.
September 26, 2017

Carbon: A Great Backend for Your Next Angular App

What makes Carbon LDP a good fit for Angular applications? Carbon LDP gives you a server and database out-of-the-box. What’s more, it’s all neatly contained in a Docker container, which you can download and run with just a couple of commands. You can have a database ready and running in minutes rather than hours or days.
June 12, 2017

Tips for choosing a Development Framework

As part of our simple explainer video series, we decided to tackle software frameworks. This might not seem like an area to create and find business value, but from a pragmatic standpoint a lot can be gained or lost depending on what frameworks are used.