SDL Tridion 2011 Tutorials
This section of the site contains detailed Tutorials prepared by our Professional Services experts to guide you through some of the tasks required by System Administrators and Developers when working with SDL Tridion 2011.
SDL Tridion 2011 Tutorials available
The following tutorials are now available:
This tutorial guides you through extending the new Content Delivery Storage Layer with Tridion 2011.
In this tutorial we will cover all the steps you must follow to create a deployer extension using Eclipse. We will create a "Custom Module" and will configure Eclipse from scratch to develop, test and debug our code.
This document details the steps required to install and test the SDL Tridion Content Manager 2011 server on a Windows 2008 R2 platform, with a SQL Server backend.
This tutorial explains how to configure a Tridion Content Delivery instance with the oData Web Service.
In this tutorial we will cover all the steps you must follow when installing Tridion 2011 on an Oracle-based environment.
An example of storing comments using the new extensible storage model
This tutorial shows how to configure an extension for the SDL Tridion 2011 GUI from start to finish.
SDL Tridion comes with a broad extension framework. This document explains how to utilize the standardized interfaces to integrate SDL Tridion with your IT ecosystem. Whilst SDL Tridion offers you standard features to enable your content and channel strategy to drive the business end of your interaction, there will always be a wish to leverage your existing software investments by means of back-end integrations. SDL Tridion caters for this need through its extension framework. On both the Content Management, as well as the Content Delivery side there are a wide range of extension points, which allow you to extend functionality without the need for customizations.
This document describes a process to move Content Manager changes between various different Tridion systems (Typically named DTAP, or Development, Test, Acceptance and Production)
If your website visitors have to wait a long time for your site to load, at best you will bore them. At worst you will lose their business. This article illustrates how Tridion's extensible storage mechanism enables you to mitigate these risks by integrating with a CDN.
When creating templates for the Email channel, there are some challenges to overcome, particularly in creating Text versions, and managing content in Rich Text fields. This article and accompanying eXtension will explain these challenges and accelerate the process of developing your Outbound Email templates.
With the release of Tridion 2011, SDL has incorporated OData support into its API's for the display layer via web services. By doing this Tridion allows developers to talk to the content broker and retrieve data for consumption within their own code.
This guide will walk you through setting up, and using OData for your first time to connect to Tridion
In this article we'll be taking a look at setting up a SDL Tridion .NET deployment environment. SDL Tridion gives you many options for deployment and methods for getting your data to your web servers. Tridion supports multiple web servers including Apache and IISas well as multiple methods to transfer data include HTTP(s), FTP, Local File System, SFTP, and SSHFTP. Looking at that list we can immediately see the cross platform and extensibility options for our environments. For the purpose of this article I'm going to keep it Microsoft technology, but feel free to explore all the options listed above to find out which method is best for your environment and requirements.