DTM is quite a bit easier to use and handle than Launch is. Partly, Launch is new and we are all on the upwards slope of the learning curve. Partly, Launch opens up whole new worlds. For those of you working with/in DTM and/or Launch, this is a pretty cool time. I once wrote about … Continue reading How to debug Launch, by Adobe
There is a new kid on the block of web security: Content Security Policy, or CSP. It is not actually that new, but people start using it in earnest, and I have over the past months have had a couple of questions about how CSP influences Analytics and other parts of the Experience Cloud. So … Continue reading CSP and the Experience Cloud
5 months ago I jokingly decided to put versions into the titles of articles about debugging. I seem to be wiser than I think I am... This article is about the "Adobe Experience Cloud Debugger" Chrome extension, a replacement for a bunch of other debuggers and extensions, and for some, maybe even for Charles. The … Continue reading Debugging 2017.07
Remember when I wrote an Ode to Charles & Map Local? At the time, I wasn't using DTM a lot. Map Local was the top feature I needed, allowing me to test changes I made to an s_code.js file on a live site without causing any harm to innocent bystanders. These days, I use DTM … Continue reading Charles’ “Replace” is a Winner!
Some time ago I wrote an article in which I dreamt of having some sort of test-driven development capability in online marketing tools. At the time, I said the vendors had to chime in, building hooks, frameworks or APIs into their systems so users and consultants would be able to be test-driven. I had discussions … Continue reading TDD and Adobe Analytics
In the article about Modifying Data Server-Side, we gave a brief list of the steps that every bit of data has to go through before your friendly marketer will see it in her reports. Let's expand on that and also mention the different points where you can add information or retrieve it. Let's start in … Continue reading A Short History of Processing a Hit
I received a question via Twitter the other day: @jexnerADBE Hello Jan, can you tell from looking at the source code for SC which version of SC a site is on?...Thank you! That is a really good question! Sounds simple but there are a couple of ways to get to the version. And as an … Continue reading Know Your Version
There once was a tool with a feature The merits of which like a preacher I praise on this blog And I'm almost agog For it's part of my normal procedure If there is one tool in my toolbox that I have to point out, it's "Charles" by Karl von Randow. Sure, there are others … Continue reading Ode to Charles & Map Local