Planet Magnolia

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

  • 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...

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015

    Using Magnolia with IBM Bluemix

    Jan Haderka

    Yay, another video blog post! Since the last one on managing campaigns with a new Magnolia app was so well liked by the audience, I figured I'd give it another try - this time, on a completely different topic, though. In just a couple minutes, I want to show you how easy it is to get Magnolia running with Bluemix - IBM's cloud platform that helps developers rapidly build, manage and run web and mobile appl...

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015

    Magnolia DevOps Series - Orchestration with Fig

    Nicolas Barbé

    We have seen in the last post how to use the magnolia base image to deploy an existing WAR file. Even though this approach looks handy, it is not enough to build-up a production grade environment with Magnolia.

    Several aspects have not been discussed - such as using an external service for the database or like the communication be...

  • Friday, January 2, 2015

    A Docker Image For Magnolia

    Nicolas Barbé

    To deploy isolated Magnolia instances securely and to connect them together easily can be a challenging task. If you choose the right tool, such as Docker, this issue can be solved in an elegant way.

    I have started to write recently a Docker base image for Magnolia. This image is still in an early stage of development, and needs a few enhancements such as the ones described at the end of this post. We will...

  • Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    By Popular Demand: Magnolia's Campaign Management App, Continued

    Jan Haderka

    It seems that campaign management is my readers’ Achilles’ heel. I got a truly overwhelming number of requests and comments from many of you in private. This leads me to speculate that you struggle with managing campaigns efficiently - so I took your most requested changes to heart and revisited the app to deliver them to you.

    #1 Add multiple items to a campaign at once

  • Tuesday, December 16, 2014

    Custom Content Apps

    Antti Hietala

    Create Magnolia content apps that access Web service data sources

    Continue reading on Medium »

  • Custom Content Apps

    Antti Hietala

    Create content apps that access Web service data sources

    Continue reading on M...

  • Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    Psssst... Associate Developer Certification is live

    Gavan Stockdale

    Blog post edited by Gavan Stockdale

    The Magnolia CMS Associate Developer Certificate is live. We just haven't made a big deal of it. For now we are gathering data on who wants to take the exam. The results of this will determine how we ...

  • Managing Marketing Campaigns with Magnolia CMS

    Jan Haderka

    To change up this blog's format a bit, I'm presenting to you: a video blog post! It's only a couple minutes long and shows y...

  • Sunday, November 30, 2014

    Deploying Magnolia on CloudFoundry

    Nicolas Barbé

    Cloud Foundry is platform as a service (PaaS) and provides a technical stack that includes the run-time and services on top of a cloud infrastructure.

    Cloud Foundry imposes certain constraints on applications in order to maximize its scalability and reliability. For instance, applications have to be stateless and data have to be stored and managed by services.

    At Magnolia, we developed a