January 3, 2019

Content Management Concepts

In this post I will go over the basic concepts of a content management system, the differences between content, documents, media, portlets, pages, layouts and templates. These are not specific to any one content management system, but lay a good foundation of knowledge for the following more Liferay specific articles.
November 25, 2018

Case Study: From zero to user-centric – Tinker Federal Credit Union Portal

Tinker Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is the largest credit union in Oklahoma, with over 332,000 members. We partnered with their professional development team to redesign their employee portal experience. Here's what we did.
September 24, 2018
Designing for Content Management Systems

Designing for Content Management Systems

When it comes to CMS work, designing from an architectural mindset is necessary and actually convenient. Here Priscila Mendoza streamlines the principles for designing for content management systems.
September 13, 2018

Modern Web Development – Which JavaScript Framework is Right for My Organization?

React, Vue, or Angular? Which Javascript Framework is right for your organization? Get to know the pros and cons of each framework guided by our Technical Lead, AlexArriaga. We hope this helps you on your journey to a modern web experience.
September 1, 2018

Case Study: Not just a product catalog – Cemex case

CEMEX asked Base22 to design and build an Advanced Product Catalog to replace their system and make it available through the global employee portal. Here's how we did it.
August 22, 2018

Good Communication Between Designers & Developers

One of the most common antagonistic relationships in the modern tech workspace (and arguably the dumbest), is the one between designers and developers. Many stereotypes feed this working relationship: “Designers are too artistic”, or “Developers are not flexible”. However, good, functional communication is possible, and here we will tell you how.
July 30, 2018

Components of Good UX

A well-structured information architecture (IA) should create a digital journey that encourages user engagement and increases conversion rates. The online experience is not just about what the user sees – it’s about how the user engages. Does your online or mobile experience provide your users a way to easily navigate and digest information on your site?
July 25, 2018

Web Content Management

In this third part on the Liferay content management system, we will look at the main content creation and editing tools. The majority of content can be separated into Resources, News, Events or Blog post. In this case, we are considering specific content items as falling into these categories. Here, we will be talking about using the content management system to model these types of content.
July 12, 2018

Carbon LDP Story

Recently, we released Carbon LDP version 5. New support for enterprise-class databases and clustering, among other features, make this our most significant release to date. At this milestone, I thought I would share the story of how and why we created the platform.