Planet Magnolia

Magnolia-related blog posts from all over the Magnolia community.

  • Monday, June 15, 2015

    5.4 vs 5.3 Template Development Cagematch

    Christopher Zimmermann

    Well the 2015 Magnolia Conference in Basel was awesome. It was a real pleasure spending a little time with the Mag community face to face. Its always cool to see the amazing projects that people are doing with Magnolia and to see where people are innovating on the platform. There were several jaw-dropping presentations from our partners. Thanks for those.

    Well the videos for those presentations will eventually be available to the public in the coming months. But from the developer t...

  • Friday, May 29, 2015

    Develop faster with the Blossom plugin for Spring Loaded

    Tobias Mattsson
    Spring Loaded is an open source JVM agent that improves on the JVMs hot-code replace functionality. It does for instance make it possible to add, remove and rename methods and add annotations or change their values. Using it while developing means you can avoid restarting the application and save a lot of time.

    Since Blossom makes heavy use of annotations Spring Loade...
  • Monday, May 11, 2015

    The IoT, retail and beacons: how they all tie together


    The Internet of Things is one of the hottest topics right now – not just in IT, but in areas as diverse as retail, manufacturing and healthcare. This doesn’t come as a surprise – the IoT will dramatically change our world in just a matter of years. Therefore we started a IoT initiative to provide Ibeacon enhanced mobile apps with magnolia as backend to provide powerful blueprints to start your own IoT projects. This post gives you the needed background information abo...

  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015

    Blossom at Spring I/O 2015

    Tobias Mattsson
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Tipp des Monats: Personas in Magnolia 5

    Markus Leiter

    Wenn man von Personas spricht, dann meint man meistens fiktive Websitebesucher, welche bestimmte Eigenschaften aufweisen, die einer Zielgruppe entsprechen. Das könnten z. B. alle Besucher aus einem bestimmten Land sein, oder etwas konkreter z. B. alle registrierten Besucher aus der Schweiz. Häufig werden Personas in Zusammenhang mit Personalisierung genannt, macht irgendwie auch Sinn, denn bei de...

  • Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Feature time: Resources and Configuration by file

    Mikaël Geljić

    Next to the templating initiative, we, at the product department, are working hard on two key initiatives for Magnolia 5.4: Configuration by file and harmonization of 

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    Kampagnenbasierte Segmentierung mit Magnolia – Teil 2 – Implementierung

    Daniel Kummer


    Wir werden nun in Magnolia den im Ersten Teil beschriebenen Use Case mittels eines Custom Traits umset...

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015

    Maps and markers, the Magnolia way: the Google Places module

    Jan Haderka

    After a short hiatus from blogging, I’d like to show you something exciting today. I can’t take the credit for all of the work - the development was originally started by my son Martin, then picked up by my colleague Jaroslav. I’ve really just added a few finishing touches to make the module releasable. So voilà: I present to you the Google Places module! It’s an integration of Magnolia and Google ...

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015

    Kampagnenbasierte Segmentierung mit Magnolia – Teil 1 – Use Case

    Armando Schär

    Schaut man sich die Entwicklungs-Roadmaps erfolgreicher Content Management Systeme der letzten und kommenden Jahre an, so nimmt das medienübergreifende, integrierte digitale Marketing einen immer grösseren Stellenwert ein. Ebenso laut wird von den CMS Herstellern die Werbetrommel für die neuen Möglichkeiten gerührt. Höchste Zeit also, sich einige Use Cases anzuschauen und zu fragen: Kann Magnolia konkrete, übergreifende Use Cases abdecken? – Das wenig überraschende Resultat vorab: Ja...

  • Monday, March 30, 2015

    Which components should Magnolia Templating Essentials include?

    Christopher Zimmermann

    Tied for first place in our frontend development survey last year was the so called “Minimal templating kit”. Now that we’re getting down to business we’d be very interested to hear your opinions on some specifics.

    The intention is to create a small set of flexible components that serve two main purposes. One: supplying components for the very common use cases helps developers get projects started fast...