Troubleshooting the SDL Tridion Experience Manager with Session Preview

In the past week I had the opportunity to install the Experience Manager with Session Preview on a completely DD4T and SDL Tridion driven website. Configuring the Experience Manager can be quite painful. Especially if you don’t know how Session Preview (exactly) works and if you have no clue where to start and where toContinue reading “Troubleshooting the SDL Tridion Experience Manager with Session Preview”

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DD4T and caching

In this post I will try to describe the caching options that are available to you, to increase the responsiveness and the performance of your dynamic website build on top of the Dynamic Delivery for Tridion (DD4T) framework. In a website build with DD4T (almost) all content comes from the Broker Database. The content isContinue reading “DD4T and caching”

DD4T Continued: rendering component presentations

In my previous post I discussed how to get started with ASP.NET MVC3 and Tridion using the opensource DD4T framework. In this post I want to show you how DD4T handles the rendering of ComponentPresentations on a page. In my previous example, the whole HTML of the (Tridion)page was rendered by only 1 (razor)view. ThisContinue reading “DD4T Continued: rendering component presentations”

Getting started with ASP.NET MVC3 and Tridion

Introduction In this post I am going to explain how to set up and use the Dynamic Delivery For Tridion Framework. If you haven’t heared of this framework check out this site: http://code.google.com/p/dynamic-delivery-4-tridion/ In short: Dynamic Delivery For Tridion (DD4T) is an ASP.NET MVC3 framework specifically designed to build a web(site) application using SDL Tridion.Continue reading “Getting started with ASP.NET MVC3 and Tridion”