Getting better observability of Sitecore with Azure Application Insights Map

I believe that everyone, who installed Sitecore Azure PaaS had their silent question moment: “Where are all my logs and how I suppose to monitor this?”. While the first question was answered multiple times (e.g. on StackOverflow), the second part is a bit more complex.

You might think what complexity I’m talking about? Yeah, putting Application insight Key is a no-brainer but it is far from enough to get observability of your system.

Most of you should be familiar with this one green circle. Sol let’s break it down into more manageable parts.

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Getting better observability of Sitecore with Azure Application Insights Map

Troubleshooting performance of Sitecore JSS in Azure App Services

Some time ago we faced an issue with NodeJS slowing JSS in integrated mode significantly over time in Azure PaaS. We saw request growing from sub-second to 3-4 seconds. Here is what you need to check as you do troubleshooting of your solution.

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Troubleshooting performance of Sitecore JSS in Azure App Services

How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack – Part 4. Module on GitHub

It’s been a while since I wrote about Sitecore, React and embedded JS Engine. Also, my presentation on Philadelphia SUG last year was mainly theoretical. So the last few days I’ve spent cleaning up my sources that I’ve been using for those posts.

It looks like that this time to open sources. Continue reading “How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack – Part 4. Module on GitHub”

How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack – Part 4. Module on GitHub

How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack – Part 3. JS Engines Performance

If you are following ReactJS.NET topic, then you probably know that they are migrated to a new JS engine. Now the project is using JavaScript Engine Switcher, which supports multiple engines: MSIE, V8, Jint, Jurassic, Chakra Core & Vroom. As I’m planning to use JS engine to render components we need to know which one is the best.

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How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack – Part 3. JS Engines Performance

How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack

There were a few posts on the internet on how to integrate front-end code into a Sitecore solution. It all started with a post from Alex Shyba. Back in February, he describes the general concept of an integration. Then Richard Seal created a module for Sitecore that allow you to use jsx renderings in Sitecore.

I was trying to solve a problem of an HTML handover between front-end and Sitecore developers for a while. Finally, I was able to play with ReactJS and Sitecore by myself and here is what I end up doing.

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How to marry ReactJS and Sitecore with Webpack