This past week a bunch of from Sitecore presales and services people from across the world made the trip to Canada Ottawa to spend a week with Sitecore Commerce product team. Over the coming weeks I’ll aim to put out some posts on some of the things we went through. Thanks PM team!
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
A common topic among development teams is “how do I speed up the on boarding process so a new member can be productive fast”. In this post I’ll point you to some resources that will enable you to do exactly that for Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1. The scripts I’m sharing are as a result of working… Continue reading Streamlining your teams Sitecore Commerce 8.2.1 Install
Due to a dependency on Baseclass.Contrib.Nuget.Output.2.1.0, the nuget feeds won’t work in Visual Studio 2017. Looking at the latest Update 2 release of SC 8.2.1 the depending still exists. You can track the issue here: https://github.com/baseclass/Contrib.Nuget/issues/32
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
In the downloaded SDK there is a chm file containing documentation. You can do a search in it for all class’s with the word Policy or get more specific like shown in the below image. This can be really useful if you wish to see all the configuration options available for orders.
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