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The release of Adobe Experience Manager 6.3 (AEM) introduces a host of new features to accelerate the content creation and give content authors greater power and flexibility. With these new features, the best practices for implementing an Experience Manager site have evolved considerably. If you are new to developing with Experience Manager or used to working with an older version of the product, getting started can be daunting. Don’t fear, we have the tutorial for you!
Introducing the WKND Tutorial
Hosted on helpx.adobe.com the WKND tutorial is a multi-part tutorial designed to teach a developer how to implement a website in Experience Manager 6.3 using the latest standards and technologies. The tutorial starts from the ground up implementing the WKND, a fictitious online magazine that focuses on nightlife, activities, and events in several international cities. Each part of the tutorial builds on the previous parts, although a developer can start at any point as each part is hosted on Github.
Over the course of the tutorial the following topics are covered:
- Maven Project Setup using Lazybones templates
- Eclipse vs CRXDE-Lite and other IDE tooling
- Sling Models
- Core Components
- Touch UI Dialogs
- Editable Templates
- Responsive Grid and Layout Mode
Take the First Step in Your AEM Developer Career
Demand for developers with experience in Experience Manager is a popular topic on social media. For instance, Dave Fox publishes often on the topic via LinkedIn Pulse.