Éric St-Pierre

Optimizely Most Valuable Professional (Optimizely MVP), certified Content Cloud developer, working as a solution architect at Yaksa

New October 26, 2022

Create some Optimizely sites on .NET5

By Eric St-Pierre

This is the third article in a 3-part series on how to create an Optimizely based on the .NET5 framework. In the previous article of this series, I went into installing the tools and scaffolding templates that will help us create some new Optimizely projects. In this article, I will go over the required steps to create some new CMS, Commerce and Alloy sites.

July 19, 2022

Dotnet CLI templates

By Eric St-Pierre

This is the second article in a 3-part series on how to create an Optimizely based site running on the .NET5 framework. In the previous article of this series, I went into creating a new .NET5 application with the out of the box dotnet CLI templates. In this article, I will cover what needs to be done to get access to some Optimizely oriented scaffolding templates.

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Dotnet CLI basis

By Eric St-Pierre , April 2022

This is the first article in a 3-part series on how to create an Optimizely based on the .NET5 framework. In this first article, I will cover the basics of the donet cli tools. In the second article, I will cover the templates that are available to create Optimizely sites. In the third article, I will cover how to create Optimizely sites, and how to configure them.

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What will the .NET release cycle look like?

By Eric St-Pierre , March 2022

One thing that comes out of the Optimizely migration to the .NET5 framework process is when should you upgrade your solutions? To answer this question, we should be looking at what will be the lifecycle for the .NET. releases going forward. .NET releases will be following the Long-Term Support (LTS) product lifecycle management policy.

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What are the Optimizely implementation references for .NET5 sites?

By Eric St-Pierre , March 2022

Article was updated on March 3rd, 2022. You heard about the newest version of the Optimizely Cloud and Commerce platforms, and you would like to experiment with them before planning a full site migration? You want to evaluate what the migration efforts of your custom functionalities would be? This is where example and references sites might help.

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What are the benefits of moving to a .NET5 Optimizely implementation?

By Eric St-Pierre , February 2022

The answer to this question will depend on the type of user you are. On the short term, the visitors will enjoy the same great experience, but with faster page rendering times, which is a good thing since visitors are not willing to wait. The way the Optimizely team proceeded with the migration of the platform make this migration seamless to the visitor experience.

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The move to .NET5

By Eric St-Pierre , February 2022

At the end of last year, Optimizely announced the latest version of their Content (version 12) and Commerce (version 14) cloud platform. This announcement had a special flavour to it. Other than being product updates, those new releases had a major change at their core. The underlying technology stack on which those products are built, which is the .

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How to start a formula 1 engine - and improve our site visitor experience (part 3)

By Eric St-Pierre , February 2022

Caching - Part - 3 This is the third article in a series about using what we can learn from the formula 1 engineers and apply it to our Optimizely implementation to improve our visitor experience. In this series, I will discuss some techniques to enhance our visitor experience by improving the delivery time of your content.

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