Adobe Experience Cloud Release Notes - November 2020

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This page describes new features, fixes, and important notices in Adobe Experience Cloud. It also highlights new documentation, training courses, and video tutorials to help you get the most out of Experience Cloud.

IMPORTANT

This page may contain pre-release content for certain products and is subject to change prior to release dates. Check back frequently for updates.

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Latest update: November 10, 2020

Need help? Visit Adobe Experience League to find product and technical documentation, Adobe-curated courses, video tutorials, quick answers, community insight, and instructor-led training.

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Experience Cloud documentation is moving to Experience League. During October, all release notes, articles, videos, and tutorials will move from their current location at docs.adobe.com to Experience League. This move ensures that all learning, self-help, enablement, and community content is served from a single location. When this change occurs, there is nothing you need to do, as all links will be redirected to Experience League. We will update the release notes when the cutover begins.

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Adobe System Status provides detailed information, status updates, and email notifications about Adobe cloud products and services outage, disruption, and maintenance events. Check it out at status.adobe.com.

Not updated.

See Adobe System Status - May 21, 2020 for the latest release information.

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Formerly called Experience Cloud core services, the Experience Cloud services and administration documentation includes Customer Attributes, Audience Library (People service) Activation, user and product management, and Experience Cloud cookies.

Not updated.

See Cumulative release notes for Experience Cloud services for the latest release information.

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Includes release update information for Experience Platform and Experience Platform Launch,

Released: October 14, 2020

See Experience Platform release notes for information about updates to:

  • Data Prep
  • Real-time Customer Profile
  • Segmentation Service
  • Sources

Experience Platform Launch

See Experience Platform Launch release notes for information about Platform Launch.

Experience Platform and services tutorials and courses

New videos, tutorials, or courses published for Experience Platform and services.

Published Name Type Description
October 26, 2020 Introduction to Offer Decisioning Video This video gives an overview of Offer Decisioning, an application service built on top of Adobe Experience Platform. The video covers the business challenges Offer Decisioning solves, its key capabilities, the basic architecture, and its main use cases.
October 29, 2020 Offer Decisioning Video Learn how brands can use Adobe’s new Offer Decisioning service to define and manage their offers,leverage real-time customer data, and deliver the right experiences their customers expect.
September 14, 2020 Business Value of Attribution AI Video Attribution AI, as part of Intelligent Services, is a multi-channel, algorithmic attribution service that calculates the influence and incremental impact of customer interactions against specified outcomes. With Attribution AI, marketers can measure and optimize marketing and advertising spend by understanding the impact of every individual customer interaction across each phase of the customers’ journeys.
September 14, 2020 Business Value of Customer AI Video This video shows how Customer AI enriches customer profiles with AI-based propensities and empowers customer segmentation and targeting efforts.
September 14, 2020 Business Value of Platform and Magento Video This video shows Adobe Experience Platform can be used with Magento Commerce to create a single view of customers and intelligently personalize experiences on a digital storefront and across channels.

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Using Adobe Experience Platform, orchestrate individual customer journeys at scale across experience channels by intelligently anticipating every individual’s needs in real time, wherever their journey takes them.

Additional resources for Journey Orchestration

Documentation - Release Notes - How-to videos

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Release date: October 29, 2020

New features in Adobe Analytics

Feature General Availability - Target Date Description
Adobe Analytics documentation November 11, 2020 Adobe Analytics documentation has moved to Experience League. During November, all articles, videos, release notes, and tutorials moved from their current location at docs.adobe.com to experienceleague.adobe.com. This move ensures that all learning, self-help, enablement, and community content is served from a single location. All links were redirected to Experience League.
Workspace Line visualization: Moving average trendline option October 8, 2020 Moving average has been added to Line visualization trendline settings. Also known as a rolling average, a moving average uses a specific number of data points (determined by a Periods selection), averages them, and uses the average as a point in the line. Learn more
Data Repair API October 8, 2020 The Data Repair API is a tool to delete data from Analytics report suites. The October release includes the ability to delete specified eVars, props, and Activity Map variables for a specified date range. Additional functionality will be released in the future. Use of the Data Repair API permanently deletes existing Adobe Analytics data. We recommend a careful approach to executing the repair to minimize accidental deletion. Access to the Data Repair API requires a contract - reach out to your account team for more details. Learn more
Workspace: Performance Help page October 22, 2020 The Analysis Workspace performance help page shows the different factors that impact project performance and links to tips for optimization. Learn more
Enhancements to Analytics dashboards UI October 23, 2020 When building a mobile scorecard in Workspace, the styling of the scorecard now matches the app.

New features in Customer Journey Analytics

Feature General Availability - Target Date Description
Customer Journey Analytics documentation November 11, 2020 Customer Journey Analytics documentation has moved to Experience League. During November, all articles, videos, release notes, and tutorials moved from their current location at docs.adobe.com to experienceleague.adobe.com. This move ensures that all learning, self-help, enablement, and community content is served from a single location. All links were redirected to Experience League.
Line visualization: Moving average trendline option October 8, 2020 Moving average has been added to Line visualization trendline settings. A moving average calculates the mean for a specified prior period and uses that as the trendline data point, then moves to the next period. Learn more
Removing backfill limitation October 19, 2020 In order to provide an improved CJA experience, we have removed the backfill (historical data import) limitation. Previously, you could backfill a maximum of 2.5 billion rows on your own and otherwise required engineering involvement. Now, you can backfill data on your own, without any limitation. Learn more
Analysis Workspace Performance Help page October 22, 2020 The Analysis Workspace performance help page shows the different factors that impact project performance and links to tips for optimization. Learn more
Time Spent metrics and dimensions October 30, 2020 Time Spent metrics and dimensions allow you to see the amount of time that consumers spend in various aspects of the customer journey, giving you a more complete view into engagement and bottlenecks across channels.
Device and Geography dimensions October 30, 2020 Device and Geography dimensions are now available by default as part of the “Global Lookup support” project in the Adobe Analytics Source connector. This much-requested addition increases parity between Adobe Analytics and CJA.
Journey IQ: Cross-channel Analytics November 22, 2020 Journey IQ: Cross-channel Analytics enables customers to re-key an Adobe Analytics (or other) event dataset in Adobe Experience Platform data lake from one ID namespace to another. Typically, this means re-keying the event dataset from a cookie-based ID to a person-based ID. This way, the re-keyed dataset may be combined with other person-based data in a CJA connection, thus enabling cross-device/cross-channel analysis in Analysis Workspace. Learn more

New features in Media Analytics

Feature General Availability - Target Date Description
Media Concurrent Viewer panel in Workspace Sept. 17, 2020 The Media Concurrent Viewers panel enables you to understand where peak concurrency occurred or where drop-offs happened. It provides valuable insight into the quality of content and viewer engagement, and helps with troubleshooting or planning for volume/scale. Learn more…

Fixes in Adobe Analytics

  • Fixed an issue with breakdowns involving classifications that wouldn’t work if the metric had an allocation model. This applied to a situation where the report suite was migrated to the latest Classifications architecture. (AN-230364)
  • Fixed an issue with the segment UI breaking after pasting values into a container. (AN-233998)
  • Fixed an issue with the Data Feeds job history missing some hourly data. (AN-231776)
  • Fixed an issue that occurred when copying calculated metrics. It resulted in the error message “You are not authorized to access this metric”. (AN-238070)
  • Fixed an issue with being unable to set proper alignment on the Text visualization in Workspace. (AN-238188)

Additional Adobe Analytics fixes

AN-224702; AN-232791; AN-233982; AN-234384; AN-235608; AN-236538; AN-236598; AN-236738; AN-237434; AN-237672; AN-237850; AN-237943; AN-238081; AN-238508; AN-238527; AN-238536; AN-238619

Important notices for Analytics administrators

Notice Date Added or Updated Description
Adding HSTS header to all incoming HTTPS requests Sept. 29, 2020 On Sept. 29, 2020, we started adding the HSTS header to all incoming requests that use HTTPS. This instructs the browser/client to make all future requests in HTTPS, which is a considered a security best practice. At this point, we will not enforce this for incoming requests using HTTP.
Change to Experience Cloud ID Service cookie setting Sept. 22, 2020 An update to the privacy settings for Chrome version 80 impacted the ability of Adobe Analytics to track some users viewing Google AMP pages. Specifically, it prevents cross-domain tracking of users viewing Google-hosted AMP pages. This could result in inflated counts of unique visitors. This fix allows users to address this problem by changing the settings for their ECID cookies.
Currently, Analytics sets Experience Cloud ID Service (ECID) cookies with the setting SameSite = Lax which, prior to version 80 of Chrome, allowed cross-domain tracking. This is no longer the case. This change allows users to update the SameSite setting for ECID cookies to None.
Note that this allows the Analytics cookie to be shared in more situations, but Analytics cookies do not contain sensitive information. In addition, when choosing this setting, cookies must be set to Secure so that data can be passed only via HTTPS connections. If you would like to make this change, please have a supported user open a ticket with Customer Care.
Migration from omniture.com to adobe.com domain Aug. 21, 2020 On August 13, 2020, Adobe Analytics migrated its frontend architecture from omniture.com|http://omniture.com/ to the adobe.com|http://adobe.com/ domain. This change should mitigate third-party cookie issues that arose after the initial May 28, 2020 unified product domain change. As a result of this update, the browser may prompt users to trust the new an .adobe.com|http://an.adobe.com/ or experience.adobe.com|http://experience.adobe.com/ domain.
Update on Ad Hoc Analysis Java 8 compatibility Aug. 21, 2020 Ad Hoc Analysis is not currently compatible with Java 8 versions 1.8.0_261+. To ensure that your access to this tool is not disrupted before the end-of-life date is reached, we recommend that you maintain a Java 8 version prior to 1.8.0_261.
EOL of Adobe Data Connectors July 13, 2020 Adobe Data Connectors are powered by legacy technology that is no longer viable or supported. We have a new standard in the Adobe Exchange Partner Program that should be adopted for any integrations that wish to continue to be offered and supported. The official end-of-life date is still to be determined, but we anticipate it to be in the next 12-18 months (mid 2021 to end of 2021). Learn more…
EOL of Ad Hoc Analysis Aug. 6, 2018 Adobe announced the intention to end-of-life Ad Hoc Analysis on March 1, 2021. For more information, visit Discover Workspace.

AppMeasurement

For the latest updates on AppMeasurement releases, please refer to AppMeasurement for JavaScript release notes.

Analytics courses and tutorials

New courses, tutorials, and articles in Analytics and Customer Journey Analytics.

Published Name Type Description
October 8, 2020 Freeform Tables, the Foundation of Analysis Video Learn what to you should know, and what you will learn as you embark on this course journey.
October 5, 2020 Using Participation Metrics in Analysis Workspace Video Use this simple trick to get any participation metric in Analysis Workspace anytime.
October 5, 2020 Auto-Build Freeform Tables in Analysis Workspace Video Drop components directly into a blank project, panel or freeform table, and a table will automatically be built for you in a recommended format.
October 5, 2020 Working with Metrics in a Freeform Table Video Learn the various ways that you can use metrics in a Freeform Table in Analysis Workspace.
September 21, 2020 Journey AI - Predictive send time optimization Video Understand which workflows are required to sync data between Adobe Campaign and the Journey AI model. Learn how to view send time scores at individual profile level and how to execute email deliveries using a send time formula.

Analytics help resources

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New features, fixes, documentation and tutorials in Audience Manager.

Release date: End of October 8, 2020

New features, enhancements, and fixes in Audience Manager

Feature Date Added or Updated Description
Predictive Audiences October 21, 2020
  • Predictive Audiences Model Cloning: You can now clone existing models and change their configuration based on your needs. Read Cloning and Editing Predictive Audience Models for more information.
  • Predictive Audiences Batch Classification: In addition to classifying visitors in distinct personas in real-time, Predictive Audiences now supports batch classification, helping you classify onboarded users and activate to batch destinations.
Overlap reports October 23, 2020 We’ve updated the methodology we use for calculating Overlap Reports (Trait-to-Trait, Segment-to-Trait, Segment-to-Segment). Overlap Reports computation is now based on reporting uniques and MinHash signatures (rather than 1/54 data sampling).

Fixes and Improvements

  • Fixed an issue in the Predictive Audience feature where some users were unable to delete any of their models, even if no segments were mapped to the models. (AAM-55881)
  • Fixed an issue where some users were unable to delete traits or segments which had been used as baseline for deleted predictive audience models. (AAM-56476)
  • We continued making accessibility improvements across the interface. (AAM-53215)

Audience Manager courses and tutorials

New videos, tutorials, or courses published for Audience Manager.

Published Name Type Description
October 28, 2020 Understanding Numbers in the Trait Graph Video Get some tips on understanding the reported numbers for traits in the trait info screen.
October 23, 2020 Planning Trait Creation from Analytics Data Video Learn some tips and tricks to help you when you are planning to use Adobe Analytics data in your traits in Audience Manager.
October 23, 2020 Choosing a Data Source when Creating Traits Video One of the important fields to fill out when creating traits is the Data Source field. Get tips on choosing the right data source for Rule-based and Onboarded traits.
September 14, 2020 Using Code View to Create and Edit Traits Video Learn how to use the code view when creating new traits or editing existing traits. The code view is an alternative to the Expression Builder when setting the trait expression.
October 10, 2020 Understanding Predictive Audiences Video In this video, we will discuss what Audience Manager Predictive Audiences are, present details about how they work, and point out use cases.

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AEM has not been updated this month. The following content is brought over from last month (with the exception of new courses and tutorials.)

New features, fixes, and updates in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM). Adobe recommends customers with on-premise deployments to deploy the latest patches to ensure higher stability, security, and performance.

NOTE

Adobe recommends visiting Experience Manager release updates and roadmap frequently to stay current on release information.

Product releases

  • AEM as a Cloud Service

    What is new on AEM as a Cloud Service?

    • Adobe Experience Manager Sites as a Cloud Service

    • Adobe Experience Manager Assets as a Cloud Service

      • Watermarking image files is supported for renditions generated with Asset microservices. It can be configured as a Processing Profile and uses a PNG file as a watermark. See watermark your assets.
      • Enhancements in Dynamic Media:
        • Selective Publish - It is now possible for a marketing team to access Dynamic Media smart crop images and dynamic renditions that are synchronized to Dynamic Media so they can create promotional materials, all without the need to publish those assets to Dynamic Media for global delivery. Experience Manager and Dynamic Media publishing is decoupled and can occur separately to achieve this. See Selective Publish.
        • Password Reset - Administrators can now reset Dynamic Media Cloud Service password that is received on provisioning. The reset can be done in the Experience Manager user interface, without the need to use the Dynamic Media Classic desktop app. See Changing the password to Dynamic Media.
      • To know about the following enhancements, see what is new in Brand Portal.
        • Enhanced PDF preview with Adobe Document Cloud View SDK integration.
        • Single-click download functionality.
        • New administration configurations for the download experience.
    • Adobe Experience Manager Commerce as a Cloud Service

      • Released CIF Core Components v1.3.0. See CIF Core Components for more details.
      • Preview capability with product/category for product and category templates is now available. This allows business users/marketers in AEM to view the product/category templates with real data.
      • Properties page added to products and categories to allow business users to view details associated with the product SKU/category ID.
      • Sorting feature added to Product Console to allow sorting of products/categories by name or price attributes.
      • Product search functionality added to Product Console.
    • Cloud Manager

      • Content Audit has been relabeled as Experience Audit.
      • The build process has been separated into three separate Maven commands.
      • If the Git Repository fails to be cloned, it will be reattempted up to three times.
    • Cloud Readiness Analyzer

      • The Cloud Readiness Analyzer (CRA) has a start state console that displays an explicit Generate Report button for the user to click to execute the CRA.
      • The CRA UI displays progress while it is running. It displays items being analyzed and findings found during execution.
      • The CRA report displays a summary and the number of the findings in a tabular format organized by the type of finding and the importance level. Clicking on the number of that finding will automatically scroll to the location of that finding in the report.
    • Content Transfer Tool

      • The Content Transfer Tool (CTT) supports Azure Blob Store Data Store.
      • The CTT user interface has an auto-reload feature that reloads the overview page every 30 seconds.
      • Button added to CTT user interface to retrieve Access Token easily.
      • Descriptive validation message added for URL and Migration Set Name.
    • Code Refactoring Tools

See the AEM as a Cloud Service release notes.

Self-Help

Experience Manager Sites

Rich Text Editor documentation is updated to list all the supported protocols for links in RTE.

Experience Manager Assets

  • New help content on how AEM Assets is accessible for all users is available.

  • Viewmode parameter is added to asset selector (asset picker) to open the asset selector in search mode. To open asset selector in search mode and use with assettype and mimetype, user needs to suffix the viewmode=search parameter in the url https://[aem-server]:[port]/aem/assetpicker.html. For example, https://[aem-server]:[port]/aem/assetpicker.html?viewmode=search&assettype=images.

  • The associated user groups of private folder are removed on the deletion of the private folder, and existing redundant, unused, and auto-generated user groups can be cleaned up from the repository using clean method in JMX.

  • The desktop app login issue with service pack 6.5.5.0 has been fixed with desktop app version 2.0.3.2.

  • If users have modified Apache Jackrabbit Oak TokenConfiguration to set the timeout configuration to be less than the time it takes for an asset to upload, then user can encounter session timeout situation.Users, therefore, need to change the chunkUploadMinFileSize and chunksize, so that each chunk request refreshes the session. For more information, see upload assets.

  • Assets can be moved in to sibling folders using drag operation also, apart from Move(m) operation that opens Move Assets wizard.

  • For Assets Insights, use Adobe Launch. DTM integration is called out as a deprecated method in the docs.

Updated: 10/28/2020

  • Brand Portal enhancements: The following new features and more are available in Brand Portal:

    • Enhanced download experience for simplified, quick downloads. Additional download configurations can be configured by administrators to offer an experience that suits the needs of the users and businesses.
    • One-click navigation to Files, Collections, and Shared Links is now possible from any page.
    • Users can select and download specific renditions now. The new rendition download option is available in the Renditions panel in the Asset details page.
    • A timeout of 15 minutes for guest user sessions ensures a better experience to all concurrent users.

Experience Manager Forms

Documentation for the following features included in the 6.5.6.0 release is available. You can now:

Documentation for the following features released for Automated Forms Conversion service is available. You can now:

Adobe Experience Manager release updates and roadmap documentation

Published a one-stop documentation solution for Adobe Experience Manager release roadmap, release updates, and add-ons information. It brings many relevant articles available in various AEM spaces to a single location for easier access. It includes the following important articles:

  • AEM releases roadmap: Lists upcoming releases for AEM as a Cloud Service and supported on-premise and managed services AEM version.
  • AEM releases updates: Lists the latest release versions for AEM as a Cloud Service and supported on-premise and managed services AEM versions and directs you to the documentation for these release versions.
  • AEM Forms releases: Lists the Software Distribution package links of all released Forms add-on packages.

In addition, the repository includes other important articles, such as AEM update release vehicle definitions and Recent AEM Documentation Updates.

Adobe Experience Manager desktop app

  • Users logging in to desktop app after logging out or logging in for the first time should provide their Experience Manager server URL in the format https://[aem-server-url]:[port]/ and then select Connect option, to avoid the error “The application encountered an unknown error”. For more information, see Use Adobe Experience Manager desktop app.

Community

  • Announcing a new process to submit Experience Manager feature requests

    Would you like to see a new feature added to the Experience Manager roadmap? Adobe is excited to announce FeatureBit - a project to improve the way customers and partners request feature enhancements (known as RFEs) to the Experience Manager product team. Learn more at the Experience League AEM Community.

  • The latest AEM content on Experience League

    This is the official source of Digital Experience technical content produced by Adobe. See the full list here.

New Experience Manager courses and tutorials

Updated: October 21, 2020

New videos, tutorials, and courses published over the past month.

Published Name Type Description
November 2, 2020 Load and fire a Target call Video Learn how to load, pass parameters to page request, and fire a Target call from your site page using a Launch Rule. Page information is retrieved and passed as parameters using the Adobe Client Data Layer that lets you collect and store data about visitors’ experience on a webpage and then make it easy to access this data.
October 28, 2020 Video Smart Tags Video Experience Manager Assets leverages Adobe Sensei to intelligently tag video assets with keywords that describe key elements of the video, allowing them to be easily discovered using keyword search by AEM users.
October 27, 2020 Introduction to AEM Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office Article Adobe Experience Manager Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office ensures that only the people you authorize can use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files that contain your intellectual property. By using Document Security Extension for Microsoft Office, you can apply predefined confidentiality settings to your files.
October 7, 2020 View Page metrics in Adobe Analytics Article Learn how to map data captured from an Adobe Experience Manager Site to metrics and dimensions in Adobe Analytics report suites.
October 8, 2020 Personalization of Full Web Page Experiences Video Learn how to create an activity to redirect your site pages that are hosted on AEM to a new page using Adobe Target.
October 8, 2020 Personalization using Visual Experience Composer Video Learn how to create an A/B Test Target Activity using Visual Experience Composer (VEC).
September 14, 2020 Create Target Activity using Experience Fragment Offers Video Learn how to create and test an Adobe Target Activity using AEM Experience Fragment offers.
October 8, 2020 Export Experience Fragment to Adobe Target Video Learn how to export an AEM Experience Fragment as Adobe Target Offers.
October 5, 2020 Insert row in database using form data model variable Video Variables of type form data model are generally used to insert rows in the underlying data source of the form data model. This video explains the steps needed to insert a row in the database using AEM workflow.
September 28, 2020 Two Factor Authentication using SMS Article Perform OTP verification using SMS in your adaptive forms.
September 28, 2020 Asset Compute Course Course This course explores how to extend AEM as a Cloud Service Asset Compute microservices! You should now have the ability to set up, develop, test, debug, and deploy custom Asset Compute workers for use by your AEM as a Cloud Service Author service.
September 23, 2020 Track clicked component with Adobe Analytics Article Use the event-driven Adobe Client Data layer to collect data about a page and user interaction on a site in Adobe Experience Manager. Learn how to use rules in Experience Platform Launch to listen for these events and send data to an Adobe Analytics report suite.
September 25, 2020 Integrate Asset Compute workers with AEM Processing Profiles Video AEM as a Cloud Service integrates with Asset Compute workers deployed to Adobe I/O Runtime via AEM Assets Processing Profiles. Processing Profiles are configured in the Author service to process specific assets using custom workers, and store the files generated by the workers as asset renditions.
September 25, 2020 Deploy to Adobe I/O Runtime - Tutorial Video Asset Compute projects, and the workers they contain, must be deployed to Adobe I/O Runtime to be used by AEM as a Cloud Service.
September 25, 2020 Debug an Asset Compute worker Article Asset Compute workers can be debugged in several ways, from simple debug log statements, to attached VS Code as a remote debugger, to pulling logs for activations in Adobe I/O Runtime initiated from AEM as a Cloud Service.
September 25, 2020 Use the Asset Compute Dev Tool Article The Asset Compute Dev Tool is a local web harness allowing developers to configure and execute Asset Computer workers locally, outside the context of the AEM SDK against the Asset Compute resources in Adobe I/O Runtime.
September 27, 2020 Develop an Asset Compute worker Article Asset Compute workers are the core of an Asset Compute application as provide custom functionality that performs, or orchestrates, the work performed on an asset to create a new rendition.
September 25, 2020 Configure the manifest.yml Article The Asset Compute project’s manifest.yml, describes all the workers in this application to be deployed.
September 14, 2020 Configure the environment variables Video Environment variables are maintained in the ‘.env’ file for local development, and are used to provide Adobe I/O credentials and cloud storage credentials required for local development.
September 14, 2020 Create an Asset Compute project Article Asset Compute applications are Node.js projects, generated using the Adobe I/O CLI, that adhere to a certain structure allowing them to be deployed to Adobe I/O Runtime and integrated with AEM as a Cloud Service.
September 14, 2020 Configure the environment variables Article Environment variables are maintained in the ‘.env’ file for local development, and are used to provide Adobe I/O credentials and cloud storage credentials required for local development
September 14, 2020 Create an Asset Compute project Video Asset Compute applications are Node.js projects, generated using the Adobe I/O CLI, that adhere to a certain structure allowing them to be deployed to Adobe I/O Runtime and integrated with AEM as a Cloud Service.
September 14, 2020 Set up Adobe I/O Project Firefly Tutorial Asset Compute applications are specially defined Adobe Project Firefly applications, and as such, require access to Adobe Project Firefly in the Adobe Developer Console in order to set up and deploy them.
September 25, 2020 Set up a local development environment Article Developing Asset Compute workers, which are Node.js JavaScript applications, require specific development tooling that differs from traditional AEM development, ranging from Node.js and various npm modules to Docker Desktop and Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
September 25, 2020 Set up accounts and services Article Developing Asset Compute workers require access to accounts and services including AEM as a Cloud Service, Adobe Project Firefly, and cloud storage provided by Microsoft or Amazon.
September 30, 2020 Explore the Adobe Client Data Layer Article Explore the features and functionality of the event-driven Adobe Client Data layer and its integration with AEM Sites Core Components. Learn to how to listen for events, get the current state and modify the data layer.
September 30, 2020 Introduction to the Adobe Client Data Layer Video Learn how the event-driven Adobe Client Data layer exposes data from AEM Sites Core Components. Using the Adobe Client Data Layer, tag management solutions like Experience Platform Launch can transmit website data to applications like Analytics and Target.
October 8, 2020 Add Target extension to Launch Property Video Learn how to load, pass parameters to page request, and fire a Target call from your site page using a Launch Rule. Page information is retrieved and passed as parameters using the Adobe Client Data Layer that lets you collect and store data about visitors’ experience on a webpage and then make it easy to access this data.
October 7, 2020 Create Adobe Target Cloud Service account Video Learn how to integrate Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service with Adobe Target using Cloud Service and Adobe IMS authentication.
October 2, 2020 Overview of AEM and Adobe Target Video AEM and Target are both powerful solutions with seemingly overlapping capabilities. Customers sometimes struggle with understanding how and when to use these products in conjunction to deliver personalized experience. To deliver optimized experience for every end user, different teams within your organization should work closely and define who does what.
October 2, 2020 Integrating AEM Forms and Adobe Sign Course Working together, Adobe Sign and AEM Forms let you automate complex transactions and include secure, legal e-signatures as part of a seamless digital experience.
October 6, 2020 Creating interactive document for the print channel Course Interactive Communications centralizes and manages the creation, assembly, and delivery of secure, personalized, and interactive correspondences such as business correspondence, documents, statements, benefit notices, marketing mails, bills, and welcome kits. This course will highlight the creation of various components that make up an interactive communication document.
October 10, 2020 Getting started with AEM SPA Editor for developers Course Learn how to build highly performant Single Page Applications (SPAs) that can be authored in AEM with the AEM SPA Editor. This course covers the major development tasks from creating a new SPA Editor Project all the way through building custom components. Equivalent lessons for Angular and React frameworks are provided; it is expected that most developers will choose a single framework to use.
October 7, 2020 Asset Compute extensibility Article Tutorial walking through creating a custom asset micro service worker for AEM as a Cloud Service.
October 6, 2020 Create your first Adaptive Form Course AEM Forms allow you to create forms that are engaging, responsive, dynamic, and adaptive. The course starts with the creation of a custom adaptive form template and walks you through the process of creating an adaptive form using the various form components.
October 21, 2020 Local Dispatcher Tools Article AEM’s Dispatcher is an Apache HTTP Web server module that provides a security and performance layer between the CDN and AEM Publish tier. Learn how to set up the Dispatcher as part of a local development environment.
October 14, 2020 Getting started with AEM Sites for developers Course This course updates an existing course on Experience League.
October 7, 2020 AEM Project Structure Video This article outlines the changes required to Adobe Experience Manager Maven projects to be AEM as a Cloud Service compatible by ensuring that they respect the split of mutable and immutable content, dependencies are established to create non-conflicting, deterministic deployments and that they are packaged in a deployable structure.

Experience Manager release information

All Experience Manager release notes are maintained at the following pages:

Additional help resources for AEM

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Adobe Campaign provides an intuitive, automated way to deliver one-to-one messages across online and offline marketing channels. You can now anticipate what your clients want using experiences determined by their habits and preferences.

New product releases

Release information for Campaign Classic, Campaign Standard and Control Panel.

Control Panel

New Campaign courses and tutorials

New videos, tutorials, or courses published over the past month.

Published Name Solution Description
November 2, 2020 Control Panel - Generate a SSH Key - Feature Video Campaign Classic Learn how to generate a SSH key using a terminal and how to store the public version of the key in the Control Panel.
November 2, 2020 Control Panel - Connect to a SFTP Server - Feature Video Campaign Classic Learn how to connect to your SFTP server using a client SFTP application, using the keys you have stored in the Control Panel.
October 20, 2020 Control Panel - Getting started with the Control Panel - Article Campaign Classic This article explains how to access the Control Panel and what the prerequisites are to be able to work with the control panel.
October 20, 2020 Control Panel - Getting started with the Control Panel - Article Campaign Standard This article explains how to access the Control Panel and what the prerequisites are to be able to work with the control panel.
October 19, 2020 Control Panel - Adding an IP range to the allow list Campaign Classic Learn how to add an IP address range to the allow list in the Control Panel.
October 19, 2020 Control Panel - Adding an IP range to the allow list Campaign Standard Learn how to add an IP address range to the allow list in the Control Panel.
October 16, 2020 Control Panel - Delegating Subdomains using CNAME (beta) - Feature video Campaign Classic Learn how to set up and submit a subdomain using CNAMEs in the Control panel.
October 16, 2020 Control Panel - Delegating Subdomains using CNAME (beta) - Feature video Campaign Standard Learn how to set up and submit a subdomain using CNAMEs in the Control panel.

Help resources

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Release notes for Adobe Advertising Cloud.

New features in Advertising Cloud DSP

Updated: October 28, 2020

Feature Description
New Help (october 28 release) The legacy help was replaced with updated pages, which are available from the Help link in the DSP main menu and are also available at all times from https://experienceleague.adobe.com/docs/advertising-cloud/dsp/home.html
Campaigns (october 28 release) The previous Campaigns Beta views are now the default Campaigns views, for quicker insights, simplified workflows, and customized views.
Private Inventory (October 15 release) All users can now set up and edit deal ID details using a new deal ID form, which is a simplified version of the legacy Smart Ad Serving form. To set up new deal ID details, go to Inventory > Deals, click Create, and then click Deal ID Beta.
Placement Forecasting (October 15 release) For placements with placement-level pacing, the Forecast section of the placement settings includes a new Estimated Maximums section, which indicates how much more capacity is available with the current targeting configuration.

Release date: October 17, 2020

Feature Description
Search Campaigns In the Accounts view, the Access column now indicates when Advertising Cloud Search is unable to log in to an enabled search engine account. To see the cause of the error, hold the cursor over the warning icon.
Custom Alerts The former Alerts Beta is now called Custom Alerts.
In custom alerts, the workflow for identifying when metrics for the specified date range have increased or decreased from metrics for the previous period was simplified and moved to the Filters tab.

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New Adobe Target courses and tutorials

Updated: November 2, 2020

Published Name Type Description
October 11, 2020 Hybrid Personalization Deployment Model Video Adobe Target offers a unique hybrid deployment model for personalization - blending client-side and server-side implementations. This hybrid model allows non-technical users to author an experiment or personalization activity using the WYSIWYG Visual Experience Composer and have the experience be executed, delivered, and rendered by the server-side for a highly performant delivery.

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Marketo Engage is a complete applications for lead management and B2B marketers looking to transform customer experiences by engaging across every stage of complex buying journeys.

Core Marketo Engage updates

See Marketo release notes for the latest release information.

Upcoming features

The following features are releasing throughout the quarter:

Feature Description
Bizible
  • New account-based segmentation
  • Save dashboard-specific filters
  • Export Bizible dashboards as PDFs
Sales Connect Compose Window and Command Center updates/enhancements

Deprecations

  • Asset API “_method” Parameter: After September 2020, Asset API Endpoints will no longer accept _method to pass Query Parameters in a POST body to bypass URI length limitations.
  • Internet Explorer Support Deprecation: Beginning with the July release on July 31, 2020, the Marketo Engage user interface will no longer be supported on Internet Explorer.

For cumulative and historical release notes, see Marketo release notes.

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New Adobe Sign courses and tutorials

New videos, tutorials, or courses published for Adobe Document Cloud.

Published Name Type Description
September 29, 2020 Quick Tour of Adobe Sign Video In this video, we’ll do a quick tour of Adobe Sign starting on the Home screen.

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