#Sitecore Horizon now part of TheCodeAttic.Sitecore.DockerTemplates

Over the weekend I release version 1.2.0 of my dotnet CLI new templates for Sitecore Docker containers. In this new release I have added base image files to support Sitecore Horizon as well as minor updates to the run template to provide the option to include Horizon as part of the service set. You can … Continue reading #Sitecore Horizon now part of TheCodeAttic.Sitecore.DockerTemplates

Sitecore Helix dotnet CLI Templates

After exploring how to create a dotnet CLI new template for Sitecore docker projects, it seemed only natural a similar thing could be created to help support Sitecore Helix solutions. Thus I have created and published two Helix related templates to NuGet called TheCodeAttic.Sitecore.HelixTemplates. There exists two templates as part of the package. The first, … Continue reading Sitecore Helix dotnet CLI Templates

dotnet CLI Templates for #Sitecore and docker

As I have been diving into leveraging docker for my Sitecore development, I have been seeking how to reduce the amount of work my team members must take to they themselves getting up and running. (One of the main ideas is the simplification of standing up an environment.) In my experimenting and learning, I found … Continue reading dotnet CLI Templates for #Sitecore and docker

Climb through Docker Image Layers

The first thing that comes to most people's mind when they hear the word 'layers' is a beautifully iced multi-tiered cake...for me I prefer the messier looking trifle. Before proceeding I want to quickly recap, some of the technical terms that are important to this investigation. A docker image (or image) is a read-only template … Continue reading Climb through Docker Image Layers

Quick Start to the #Sitecore CLI

I promise to get back to my docker and headless investigations soon, but as i work through all the new things that have hit the ground with Sitecore 10 and 10.1, I wanted to capture my notes and thoughts before they escaped. Which is what brought me to reviewing the new Sitecore Serialization, and its … Continue reading Quick Start to the #Sitecore CLI

Resolving error with a custom database on Sitecore SQL Container

Note: The following is in relations to Sitecore 10.0 base-images. I have not tested against the latest (at time of writing) Sitecore 10.1 images but presume if you get the same or similar error message the steps should resolve the issue for you. As I work to get myself up to speed on the magical … Continue reading Resolving error with a custom database on Sitecore SQL Container

Sitecore XP .5 Container Topology

In my previous post, I attempted to put some conceptual ideas around what Headless CMS means, this is an area I plan to futher investigate over the course of this year. (This will be mostly explored in context to Sitecore, my CMS of choice.) Before starting on investigation into Sitecore headless CMS, we need to … Continue reading Sitecore XP .5 Container Topology

Avoiding Base64 License Conversion

Leveraging containerization with Sitecore is opening up new opportunities for organization, development teams, and those of us that in enjoy a bit of tinkering with our favorite platform. As I further delve into this new way of doing things, I understand more and more why people had been working as a community to get Sitecore … Continue reading Avoiding Base64 License Conversion

Exploring Headless CMS

Introduction Content Management Systems or CMS have been key tools to both small and large organizations for the past couple of decades now. In general, a CMS’s chief goal is to provide a framework for the collection of data in the form of content that can then be presented or used in one or more … Continue reading Exploring Headless CMS