Refactoring Complex AEM Components and Pursuing Better Code Practices with AEM Authoring Toolkit, Part I
As an AEM developer, you’ve probably had to support AEM components that have grown too complicated and feature-packed. This article shows a way to use AEM Authoring Toolkit to decompose them for better maintainability and a better authoring experience. We discuss usage of fieldsets and reactive tabs, as well as other DependsOn features.
Extending AEM Components can lead to issues and inconsistent behavior. In this article we’ll take a look at one such issue related to default values in authoring dialogs and provide some helpful tips based on our practical experience.
As you begin using AEM Authoring Toolkit and its powerful UI features provided by the DependsOn microframework, you may be interested in customizing them to suit your specific set of needs. This article gives a background on the overall structure of DependsOn and walks you through implementation, providing actionable advice on how to investigate, alter, and extend DependsOn functionality.
Ever thought of turning an AEM TouchUI dialog into a small web application that can handle all your component’s settings and provide an advanced user interface? AEM Authoring Toolkit offers its DependsOn microframework to make it all possible. Here’s a little story of the features it provides for developers.
Exadel’s new AEM Authoring Toolkit boasts a number of features to significantly make life easier for AEM site authors and developers. With AEM Authoring Toolkit, complex component setups are created automatically with reusable and extendable features.