Month: April 2018

What is a render parameter in IBM WCM and how it is related to the Plugin RenderParam?

Today, while I was reading the IBM WCM plugins documentation I found a plugin called The render parameter plug-in, which definition is formally: Use the RenderParam rendering plug-in to access public and private render parameters from your web content. Taken from The render parameter plug-in article in IBM Knowledge Center. So, these questions came into my mind: what is it […]

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How to use Plugin CopyText in IBM WCM 8.5 and 9

The problem Being able to process text using client code is useful for many reasons, for example: sometimes you want to cut text or extract specific patterns, etc. However, we usually have a issues because of special characters like line breaks (\n), let’s go back for a moment to remember how a well-formatted JavaScript variable looks: […]

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What is a namespace in JavaScript?

There was a time when we didn’t have the power of ES2015 JavaScript modules to create applications; so, we had to invent a system to keep our code well-organized, avoid collisions in names, share functions among JavaScript blocks or files, etc. that is when the concept of namespace came into play in the JavaScript world. […]

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What is semantic versioning?

Have you seen how a project like Angular is versioned? You have maybe noticed when a brand-new release of that framework is created they release  it with three numbers, e. g. Angular 5.0.0, now the question is: what those three digits mean? The answer is simple: they are using a system called Semantic Versioning or mostly […]

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