Archive for August, 2012

How to delete a Folder/Node in CQ repository from a JSP component

Problem:

In one of my projects I needed to show some content nodes in Tree structure in my JSP and then need to delete few of them with inline editing without leaving the page i.e. asynchronously. So I started looking for possible solutions.

Solution:

This blog is about all those findings.

There are two most common ways to manipulate a Node in CQ repository and so for deletion of a node.
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SxSW Interactive 2012 Memories

Opening days.
At first, this year’s South by Southwest seemed like a bust, it is one of the biggest design, new media, social media, technology, and film and media conferences in the world. Gray skies, relentless rain, a labyrinthine of taxis and registration lines and traffic jams put a damper on the start of the show. But a few days in, after the sun came out in a blaze of glory, people pulled off their rain suits and started to mingle. After that, the conference was in full swing — dozens of panels, hundreds of sessions, some awesome barbecue and many cameos and keynotes by some of interactive’ s famous, the whirlwind week ended just as quickly as it began. Here are some of my crucial takeaways from the week. Continue reading…

Enabling Chat (XMPP) communication in Enterprise from outside Corporate Network

Lately Chat has become one of the most convenient and fastest way of  engagement among employees in large corporations. In fact it has become part of our lives and have changed the way we even imagine to contact someone. I heard one of our senior executives saying

“In late 90’s and early 21st century, employees used to use Email for exchange of information and Print Outs / letters for storing / sharing something important stuff. But lately people have started using chat communication (& other social tools) for exchanging ideas and email is primarily used for safe storage or reference kind of stuff”.

There are many situations when employees working for Large corporations are not in office but still wants to engage in Chat communication with another employee (may be for some work related issues or informing about absence from office etc).
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Social Engagement Index – An experiment in collecting social data & making sense of it

Background

Problem : To understand, evaluate and respond to social engagement activities by rival organizations to better engage with customer / potential customer base.

Who would want this? : All organizations with active social media plan.

How would it work? : The system would analyze open data in real-time and present info graphics to the marketing team.

Why would anyone want this? : To keep effective check measures against your competition and to actively improve your social base, and eventually your customer base.

 

Experiment

Phase 1 : Identify few interesting data sources
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“Krishna Aur Kans” powered by Adobe Technologies

Adobe India arranged a movie show for its employees on August 8 & 9. What was special about this movie, “Krishna aur Kans”, is that it was an animated feature film powered by Adobe technologies including Adobe Flash Professional, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. While most of the global releases (in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu) were in stereoscopic format, the film will also be released in 2D. The film is presented by Reliance Animation.

Adobe Flash technology was at the core of the movie’s production pipeline and utilized two amazing features: ‘Shape Tweens’ and ‘Motion Tweens’, enabling the creative team to create magical effects in the movie.
The animation in the film has been done primarily using Adobe Flash software, crafting a magnum opus canvas to help viewers relive the time of Krishna. The team also used Adobe Premiere Pro as one of the key software in their workflow for offline editing.

Krishna aur Kans a film presented by Reliance Animation, is undisputedly a visual delight (especially in 3D) with psychedelic and vibrant colours.

EchoSign @ Adobe

EchoSign is Adobe’s electronic signature service that “just works.” Or rather it just ROCKS! You simply login to their web site, enter the signer’s email, add a document and bam! The recipient gets an email they can sign immediately, forward to the correct person or return to the sender for changes. A recipient can even sign from their mobile device!

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