JSS rendering host: what? why? how?

Sitecore JSS rendering host is an awesome but also an underused feature. So I decided to promote it a bit and describe some use cases from our project.

March 5, 2020 · 6 min · Vitalii Tylyk

DevOps with Sitecore JSS: configuration management

I have already touched upon deploying JSS apps in my Guide on migrating your solution to Sitecore JSS. In this post I want to extend a bit on the topic, in particular on configuration management.

June 17, 2019 · 3 min · Vitalii Tylyk

Combining integrated GraphQL and Rendering Contents Resolver output

When developing with Sitecore JSS, you can use 2 approaches for shaping JSON data for a rendering in LayoutService output: using a Rendering Contents Resolver or integrated GraphQL. They are mutually exclusive by design, however, there are situations when you might want to use both of them for the same rendering.

April 23, 2019 · 3 min · Vitalii Tylyk

Guide on refactoring your Sitecore solution to Sitecore JSS

Sitecore JSS provides a lot of benefits in comparison to the “classic” Sitecore MVC/Webforms development approach in terms of both usage of the latest and greatest frontend frameworks, but also improving the development workflow. In this post I’ll describe steps and considerations of migrating an existing Sitecore solution to JSS, based on a real world project experience.

March 11, 2019 · 14 min · Vitalii Tylyk

JSS and arbitrary item hierarchies

Quite often in Sitecore development you have to work with hierarchical item structures, which resemble your data model. Example could be a multi-level menu or, as in my case, forms. At the time of writing, out-of-the-box Sitecore JSS is not able to serialize item structures with arbitrary number of levels deep into a JSON tree. Luckily, like the most of Sitecore functionality, JSS is easily customizable ;)

December 23, 2018 · 4 min · Vitalii Tylyk