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.
March 20, 2018

10 Reasons Portals Fail

At Base22, we focus on making portals and digital platforms that are alive and successful long after their first birthday. That means thinking not just about what works – but also what doesn’t and why. Here are ten reasons portals fail, by Ben Shoemate.
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 25, 2018

Case Study: UPS – Connection around the world

UPS Corporate Communications partnered with Base22 to create a highly personalized experience for employees that includes corporate, regional and local information. Learn how we did it here.
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.
January 3, 2018

Base22 DevOps – An Evolving Story

Base22, as a technology service provider, we have been able to develop a set of proven practices and toolsets around DevOps (software development/operations). The emergence of cloud-based tools and infrastructure offers us a lot of flexibility related to application development and deployment.
January 3, 2018

A Digital Marketing Journey

Many organizations are applying all sorts of digital technologies to improve operational efficiencies, create a better customer, dealer, employee and member experience. How’s your digital transformation going?
December 20, 2017

The Power of the Link in Linked Data

One of the most valuable assets of an organization today is data. Data can be processed by applying business rules to it, and after it is processed, what we end up with is information – the key to making important decisions in any organization.
December 18, 2017

The Advantages of Resource Description Framework – RDF

When reading about Linked Data and the Semantic Web you might not realize that one of the main objectives these standards aim for is improving the value of data. A way of achieving this is making data readable to computers.