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Articles that center around various technologies related to software development and major information technology tendencies and innovations.

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Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?
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Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT
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SAP Commerce Cloud Out-of-the-Box: Benefits and Capabilities
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Top 10 Mobile Technology Trends Defining the Industry in 2019/2020
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Sitecore Test Image Previews Not Displaying: What to Do
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Top Ten Embedded Software Development Tools
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Meet Azure Application Insights: A Feature Overview
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Ten Reasons to Look Forward to Sitecore 9.2 [Detailed Update Overview]
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Your Site May Break on DNS Flag Day [February 1, 2019]
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Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS): Definition and Examples

Sitecore 8.2 Mainstream Support Is Ending: Why Migrate to Sitecore 9?

Every version of а software product has its lifecycle, which inevitably finishes with discontinued support. It happens when a newer version is ready to replace the older one.

December 31, 2019 is the mainstream support end date for Sitecore 8.2. In this regard, current Sitecore customers should not panic, but rather read our article and decide whether they have to move their existing solutions to the latest versions of Sitecore 9.

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Sitecore Data Transfer — Tool SQL BULK INSERT

Sometimes, we need to import Sitecore content data in the scope of migration or deploying process. In general, we can use Sitecore Migrations tools (if we need full migration). But if we just need to export content data, we can use Sitecore Package Designer, Unicorn or TDS.

In my case, we needed to migrate dozens of content items (more than 40 000) from Sitecore 7.5 to Sitecore 8.2. And we had only Sitecore Package Designer.

The main issue we faced was the long processing time (a couple of hours) of Sitecore Package Designer. This was the trigger for us to release our Sitecore Data Transfer tool

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SAP Commerce Cloud Out-of-the-Box: Benefits and Capabilities

Digital commerce solutions are capturing the minds of business owners, for they open the way to the global market. If you are one of these minds desiring to quickly go to market with a cloud commerce solution that will provide relevant experiences to more customers via multiple channels, SAP Commerce Cloud can be a perfect fit for you.

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Top 10 Mobile Technology Trends Defining the Industry in 2019/2020

Mobile development is becoming a priority and the new normal for many businesses because, without a mobile-optimized solution, a company undoubtedly faces the risk of losing a significant proportion of clients and lagging behind the competition. In this article, we’ve compiled the main trends in the mobile industry as of now and for the coming year.

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Top Ten Embedded Software Development Tools

Digital transformation is touching upon various physical objects, making them smart and powerful. The engine for such devices is embedded software that is an integral part of the rapidly developing IoT ecosystem.

This article is dedicated to the tools for embedded software development. We will explain what an embedded system is and what types of tools are needed to build one. You will also learn about the most popular embedded system software development tools currently available on the IT market.

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Meet Azure Application Insights: A Feature Overview

Learning of possible software aberrations as soon as possible, so that you can resolve them before you find yourself buried under a mountain of complaints, or even worse — to discover that users have switched to robust competitor solutions, is a must in your business.

In this article, we will provide an overview of a Microsoft solution that allows engineers and developers to stay up-to-date on software performance — Azure Application Insights. Our .NET development experts got to know the ins and outs of this service and are ready to share its features and capabilities.

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Ten Reasons to Look Forward to Sitecore 9.2 [Detailed Update Overview]

The SUGCON Europe 2019 I attended in London on April 4-5 was an exciting and informative event that gave me a chance to network with the best representatives of the Sitecore community and to upgrade my skills. Today, I’m happy to share the latest news from the conference about Sitecore CMS version 9.2, which is expected to be released in the coming months.

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Your Site May Break on DNS Flag Day [February 1, 2019]

DNS service providers (CZ.NIC, ISC, Cisco, NLnet Labs, PowerDNS and others) have announced that they will stop supporting accommodations for DNS implementations that don’t comply with EDNS, the extended protocol version. As the result, some sites may become unavailable to visitors. The so-called DNS Doomsday Flag Day is scheduled for February 1, 2019.

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