nodejs

Using NextJS with CrafterCMS 3.1

Next.js is a React JavaScript framework that enables you to develop fast, user-friendly applications by combining server-side rendering with statically created pages. Some reasons for using Next.js include speed, performance, and scalability. Th

The Best Developer Experience: A Technology Agnostic CMS

One of the biggest pet peeves for a software developer is being forced to use legacy technologies that were dictated by prior decisions from another era. Unfortunately, this happens all the time when developers need to use certain frameworks to build

RedwoodJS: A Rails-Inspired Experience for Full-Stack Javascript

When Jordan Walke first released React.js in 2013, it was a revolutionary moment for many frontend developers. Using a virtual DOM and one-way data flow, he greatly simplified reasoning about web applications compared to other approaches at the time.

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.

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