Integration

What Is JSON Web Token (JWT)?

A web token is a secure format for exchanging and transmitting sensitive data between two nodes or parties in a self-contained block. Amongst its numerous use cases, they are particularly known for strengthening authentication processes within and be

Integrating Okta with SAML2 to Crafter Engine

Today, within a modern cloud-based application, there are many cases where application end users want to use Single Sign-on (SSO). In which case, users log in to an Identity Provider for identifying, then use this information to authenticate to many services without the need to re-enter credentials information. In this tutorial, we demonstrate such an authentication method by using Okta with SAML2 for Crafter-powered end user software applications such as websites, portals, mobile apps and more.

Building a YouTube Video Plugin for CrafterCMS

Introduction CrafterCMS is an open source CMS with a Git-based repository that enables developers, content authors, and ops to work together collaboratively to deliver stunning personalized, multi-channel experiences faster and easier than ever befor

UI Development with Flutter: First Impressions

Organizations across every industry are laying plans to provide a mobile app to access their services. And with nearly 90% of mobile internet time spent in apps, it’s not hard to see why.  While the web dev world has spent its time solving probl

Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?

GraphQL has enjoyed tremendous growth in popularity, becoming a de'jour standard in the development community with bindings for well over 15 languages and pluggability with many backends. While GraphQL was never designed to be an API standard for CMS platforms, it may be one of the best things to happen for APIs for content management. Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?

CMS for SPAs Tutorial: Using React and Node JS with CrafterCMS

The most traditional, full-featured CMS platforms are not designed to handle headless content and most headless CMS platforms aren’t full-featured and have only basic authoring support. CrafterCMS is both full-featured and fully supports headless CMS capabilities. That’s pretty unique. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a content-rich, ReactJS-based Single Page Application (SPA) with in-context editing and other full-featured authoring capabilities.

Headless CMS: Enable In-Context Preview and Editing in an External Application

Do you have an existing application that has content in it that you want to manage but you don’t want to completely rebuild in a CMS? This use case is more common than you can imagine. Developers start building an application only much later to find it would benefit from CMS authoring capabilities like in-context editing and preview. What’s the solution? Rebuild the application? No. CrafterCMS is a headless CMS that’s front-end agnostic. It can plug into any application. Let’s look at a very simple example. Just recently I posted a blog that used Node JS an external application that called CrafterCMS headless CMS capabilities for content via APIs.

Introducing CrafterCMS Javascript SDK

In this blog, we will focus on the language-specific bindings for Javascript, the CrafterCMS Javascript SDK. These bindings can be used in any client side (e.g. a browser-based application) or server-side (e.g. Node.js) applications.

CMS for NodeJS: Using CrafterCMS Javascript SDK on the Server with Node JS

In this blog, we will focus on the language-specific bindings for Javascript, the CrafterCMS Javascript SDK applied on the server side with Node JS. A deep dive on the Javascript SDK and architecture can be found in this blog post: Introducing CrafterCMS Javascript SDK

Why Developers Should Care About CMS

As developers, we’ve got a strong handle on how to manage and deploy our code assets.  Yet every one of us, at some point in our application build has said, “What about this text? What about these images? Where do these belong?”  That’s pre