ApacheCon 2021: Extending Headless CMS APIs with Groovy

ApacheCon 2021: Extending Headless CMS APIs with Groovy

Typical headless content management system (CMS) platforms provide a fixed set of content APIs for building software applications across a variety of digital channels, ranging from websites to mobile apps to IoT devices and everything in between. The emergence of headless CMS architectures has improved developer productivity and flexibility for building these types of content-rich, multi-channel digital experiences.

This talk describes an approach to extend traditional headless CMS architectures to include the ability to develop custom content APIs and backend services with Groovy. We will discuss architectural approaches to consider, the pros and cons of using Groovy scripting, and lessons learned from real-world use cases at several Fortune 500 enterprises over the course of the last 2 years.

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Russ Danner

Russ Danner

Russ Danner is VP Products at Crafter Software and is responsible for product management, product development and support, and client and partner success. Russ brings over 20 years of software architecture, design, and implementation experience. Prior to Crafter Software, Russ was Web Experience Management Practice Director at Rivet Logic and project lead for the open source Crafter CMS project.