Wireshark and Sitecore Commerce Engine

Wireshark is an extremely useful tool to have in your tool kit. You can use it to troubleshoot issues. It can be useful in troubleshoot configuration issues and identifying extensibility points. Here are some steps on using it on a local development machine Setup Review the Wireshark wiki and related articles: https://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/Loopback http://www.netresec.com/?page=Blog&month=2011-04&post=RawCap-sniffer-for-Windows-released Install Wireshark… Continue reading Wireshark and Sitecore Commerce Engine

Habitat Sitecore Retail Demo Performance Tweaks

The Sitecore.Demo.Retail codebase is a work in progress that is aimed at adhering to Sitecore Helix principles and favours maintainability over performance improvements. The Sitecore Reference-Storefront on the other hand has many performance optimisations. Both code bases are reference implementations of Sitecore Commerce sites. If you are using the retail demo site as a reference… Continue reading Habitat Sitecore Retail Demo Performance Tweaks

Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 Pipeline Configuration

There are two approaches for building pipeline configuration. First approach – via Plugin Project This is your standard and preferred approach, where within your plugin you would be wiring up your pipeline block configurations. It keeps common logic together. Second Approach -  via Engine Project This is your fall back for when you need complete… Continue reading Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 Pipeline Configuration