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  • Kentico Cloud Tools for Developers
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    It’s been nearly a year since Kentico Cloud was released and the Headless CMS concept is beginning to be a major player for developers. As more companies start to offer these API-first models for implementing their products, the technical community may be left scratching their heads on how to best implement them. In this article, I’ll tell you about some great resources waiting for developers looking to build with Kentico Cloud.


  • Using an Azure Function Webhook with Kentico Cloud
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    Developers want to automate everything. Whether it’s moving code or testing a function, enslaving a machine to do your dirty work is the best way to exert your authority over computers, and to simplify your coding life. With Kentico Cloud’s new webhook support, the platform just got a lot more attractive to the development community. In this article, I’ll show you an example of how to use this new capability to streamline your applications.


  • Creating a Kentico Cloud-powered Xamarin App – Part 2
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    In Part 1 of this series, I showed you how to build a base Xamarin app using Kentico Cloud. In that article, I covered creating the initial application, adding a service, and implementing calls to retrieve the data. In Part 2, I’ll cover how to display that content and build a cross-platform app using XAML.


  • Creating a Kentico Cloud-Powered Xamarin App - Part 1
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    As a Headless CMS, Kentico Cloud is all about delivering content to any channel. Whether it’s web, mobile, smartwatch, or carrier pigeon, companies need to edit their information in a single location and have it accessible to all their applications. In this article, I’ll show you how to leverage Kentico Cloud’s new Xamarin support to build a cross-platform mobile app using KC-hosted content.


  • Working with Localization in Kentico Cloud
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    When developing for a global audience, you have to think multi-lingual. Presenting content in native languages helps you connect with your audience and provide them information in a much more personal experience. We recently released an update to Kentico Cloud to enable localization of your data, giving you the ability to edit and store your content in nearly any language. In this blog, I’ll show you how to leverage this new capability within your projects.


  • Getting started with the Kentico Cloud Sample JavaScript Site
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    One the best parts about a headless CMS like Kentico Cloud is the ability to develop in nearly any language. Whether it’s a slick JavaScript library like Angular or React, or a classic framework like .NET or ASP (shudder), using Kentico Cloud for your content delivery means you can focus entirely on the presentation. To help developers adopt this new platform, we have several open source projects to get you going. In this article, I’ll show you how you start building your sites using the Kentico Cloud Sample JavaScript site.


  • Getting to Know the Kentico Cloud .NET SDK Delivery API Filters
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    Once you get started developing with Kentico Cloud, you’ll quickly realize the power of the platform is its accessibility. By leveraging industry-standard services to retrieve information, companies can architect robust solutions capable of delivering content to any device. In this article, I’ll be introducing you to the various filters that are available within the Delivery API to help you understand how to get your content quickly. 


  • Creating the Kentico Cloud Showcase Site
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    Over the past few months the Kentico Roadshow has brought updates and technical information to cities around the world. If you attended any of these sessions, you got to hear about the .NET Core Boilerplate project for Kentico Cloud. As part of the presentation, we showed you how to build a site in minutes using this open-source project. In this article, I’ll share with you the process we covered, as well as all source code for the showcase site. 


  • Powering Alexa with Kentico Cloud
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    Websites. Mobile apps. Smartwatches. Wearables.  Digital assistants. How you deliver content is limitless, with so many options for how people consume and leverage information. Thanks to AI, people are integrating technology into their everyday lives and using it to get information from their favorite sources. Enter the Headless CMS. By hosting your content in a central location, you can easily provide your data to a digital butler with ease. In this article, I’ll show you how I powered Alexa with my Kentico Cloud content.


  • Using Azure Functions to Integrate Azure Search with Kentico Cloud
    Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

    For the past few years, I’ve presented on Azure Search at several conferences and events. Microsoft’s Software-As-A-Service search solution is a great way to add powerful capabilities to a site with a few lines of code.  Combine that functionality with Azure Functions and a Headless CMS and you get a very powerful search experience for your applications. In this article, I’ll show you how I integrated Azure Search into my Kentico Cloud site, using Azure Functions.