It’s almost 2019 and we couldn’t be more excited with what’s in store for Crafter CMS in the coming months. What’s on the roadmap? Here is a quick summary of five main areas of focus that we know will help Crafter to remain the best CMS platform for innovative organizations.
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. Crafter CMS 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 Crafter CMS headless CMS capabilities for content via APIs.
Crafter Engine, the delivery component of Crafter CMS is completely programmable with scripted Groovy. You never have to write a lick of Java if you don’t want to. Even dependencies can be managed with Ivy and Grapes.
That said, from time to tim
As we learned in Part 1 of this series: Content Authoring and Publishing; development and content authoring are both a major part of producing today’s digital experiences. Unfortunately, development support is not something traditional CMS platforms
One of the most common questions I get from developers is: “When I download Crafter CMS it runs on port 8080. How do I change that?” They are not simply looking to put Crafter on port 80 or 443. They want to move it to port 9080 or some other po
A filter in Crafter is a Groovy-based controller that allows you to intercept inbound requests for content and API responses and dynamically apply rules, modify the request or transform the response. A Crafter Filter has the same interface and me
Crafter CMS supports scripting in Groovy. It’s awesome. It’s lightweight. It’s fast. It’s easy. That said when solutions start to become more sophisticated developers need ways to manage the complexity. Spring bean factory is an inversion of con
From SnapChat to Pokemon Go to the helmets used by F-35 fighter pilots, Augmented Reality (AR) applications are gaining a ton of traction. Unlike virtual reality which attempts to completely replace actual reality with an alternative universe and se
Responsive web design (RWD), the ability for your web application to “respond” to the size of the view port (traditional screen size vs mobile screen size) is common place and practice today. Responsive design leverages client side, front end UI fr