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Building a resource locator

Written By
Wim Nijmeijer

This is the first blog post of a new series entitled “Build it with Coveo.”. The serie will present innovative use cases for the Coveo Platform, always including full code samples.

Coveo customers use the platform in a multitude of ways. Many in the consulting and resource management business often ask us if our search technology could help them better match resources and project.

Use case:

What if you want to find the best peer/employee with knowledge around “Artificial Intelligence.”? What if you need to add constraints such as “available for the next two months.”? RL1

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Applying Site Search Best Practices using Sitecore Part 4

Written By
Simon Langevin

This is the last part of my long adventure to cover all the best practices listed in the Best Practices for Site Search eBook. The previous parts can be found here.

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Automate Adding a Coveo Search Box In a Page Using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions

Written By
Jean-François L'Heureux

The Sitecore PowerShell Extensions is an amazing tool every Sitecore developer should learn to use. I recently started playing with it, my first goal being to find a solution to the popular request: automate adding a Coveo search box in a page.

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Coveo Blitz 2017

Written By
Marc Sanfaçon

7th edition

After months of preparation, the seventh edition of Coveo Blitz was held on January 7th 2017. As was the case in the last few years, the contest was held in our Quebec City office. Participants like to see our offices and the work environment we offer - oh, and here’s a scoop: next year, it will be held in our brand new offices!

A total of 58 students from 6 universities and colleges participated this year. We opened the registration on October 18th and all the available places (15 teams of 4) were filled by November 3rd.

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Applying Site Search Best Practices using Sitecore Part 3

Written By
Simon Langevin

This is the third installment on my journey to cover all the best practices listed in the Best Practices for Site Search eBook. The goal of this series is to explain in details how to apply each best practice using Coveo for Sitecore V4.

If you missed the previous posts, you can find the full series here.

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Applying Site Search Best Practices using Sitecore Part 2

Written By
Simon Langevin

For those of you who missed part 1, this series of blogs is to provide technical details on each of the best practices mentioned in the Best Practices for Site Search eBook.

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My first Visual Studio Code extension (vsforce)

Written By
André Thériault, Lucien Bénié & Étienne Rocheleau

Our experience creating our first Visual Studio Code extension, details about the vsforce extension, and information that would have been useful when starting its development.

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Creating Previews of Your Secured Sitecore Content

Written By
Laurent Mandrile

In your Sitecore content tree, you may have secured items that you would like to present to anonymous users without the items’ content being displayed. The following blogpost introduces a method that will allow you to do just that.

This is done by creating stripped down values of secured items at indexing time and are made searchable by anonymous users while being filtered out at query time for connected users, who will see the secured content as usual. The ItemLimitedViewProcessor described below will give you a way of implementing this.

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Setup webpack for multiple dependent project

Written By
Olivier Lamothe

In the past few months, I’ve been discovering Webpack and how to use it to improve the development process in our team.

A problem I ran into was how to setup multiple projects dependent on one another, in different repositories. I wanted to make sure that the development environment was as painless as possible.

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Applying Site Search Best Practices using Sitecore Part 1

Written By
Simon Langevin

A few months ago, the Coveo for Sitecore Product and Marketing teams released an eBook on Site Search Best Practices. The guide is great for high level planning, but when it comes to execution, there are some gaps that need to be filled. In this series of blog posts, I will go over each of the 19 points and explain in details how to implement them properly.

I will be using Coveo for Sitecore 4.0.450 in a Sitecore 8.0 MVC environment. Take note that everything listed below can also be done in Web Forms, but will require a different syntax.

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