Welcome to a multi-part tutorial designed for developers new to the SPA Editor feature in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). This tutorial walks through the implementation of a React application for a fictitious lifestyle brand, the WKND. The React app will be developed and designed to be deployed with AEM’s SPA Editor, which maps React components to AEM components. The completed SPA, deployed to AEM, can be dynamically authored with traditional in-line editing tools of AEM.
WKND SPA Implementation
The tutorial is designed to work with AEM as a Cloud Service and is backwards compatible with AEM 6.5.4+ and AEM 6.4.8+.
All of the tutorial code can be found on GitHub.
The latest code base is available as downloadable AEM Packages.
Before starting this tutorial, you’ll need the following:
While not required, it is beneficial to have a basic understanding of developing traditional AEM Sites components.
A local development environment is necessary to complete this tutorial. Screenshots and video are captured using the AEM as a Cloud Service SDK running on a Mac OS environment with Visual Studio Code as the IDE. Commands and code should be independent of the local operating system, unless otherwise noted.
New to AEM as a Cloud Service? Check out the following guide to setting up a local development environment using the AEM as a Cloud Service SDK.
New to AEM 6.5? Check out the following guide to setting up a local development environment.
What are you waiting for?! Start the tutorial by navigating to the Create Project chapter and learn how to generate a SPA Editor enabled project using the AEM Project Archetype.