Author Archives: Himadri Chakrabarti

About Himadri Chakrabarti

I am a solutions architect and a Sitecore MVP. I am focused on Sitecore and Ecommerce development. Opinions expressed in my blogs are my own.

Sitecore Identity Part 3: Connecting to External Identity Provider

Introduction Sitecore Identity Provider was implemented based on IdentityServer4 framework. IdentityServer4 doesn’t dictate how authentication to be done or what application can use the identity provider. It’s up to the implementer to decide that. In previous blog article, we discussed … Continue reading

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Sitecore Identity Part 2: Identity Client and Resource Authorization

Introduction In the previous blog we discussed fundamentals of OAuth 2.0 and Open Id Connect. We discussed the implementation of these two protocols in Sitecore Identity Server using IdentityServer4 framework. We also discussed, how Sitecore Identity will play the role … Continue reading

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Sitecore Identity Part 1

Introduction There was a time when applications were simple and so was the application security. Things have changed with rise of internet. Software applications are not confined in a desktop, in a server or in an organization anymore. Today when … Continue reading

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Compilation issues with Sitecore Commerce 9 Business Tools SDK, a.k.a Sitecore BizFx SDK

Like Sitecore Commerce 9 Engine SDK, which is used for creating custom plugins, Sitecore Commerce 9 Installation package also comes with Sitecore Commerce Business Tools SDK. This SDK is used to modify the Business Tools. For example, if you want … Continue reading

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Yet another Sitecore Commerce 9 installation blog post

Update: Issues discussed in this article are on;y applicable to Initial Release of Sitecore Commerce 9. None of these issues occurred in Sitecore Commerce 9 Update 1. If you are here and reading this blog, you probably have some problem … Continue reading

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A Powershell script for removing Sitecore 9 instance from local machine

Sitecore 9 installation process is quite different than previous version. The new installation process uses, Sitecore Installation Framework (SIF). You can find installation documents in Sitecore 9 release page. The earlier version of Sitecore installation was easy and it was … Continue reading

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Sitecore Commerce 9 is Coming Soon

What a great Symposium it was in Las Vegas. So many familiar faces and so much we have learned from the Symposium and the MVP Summit. My focus in last couple months was on Sitecore Commerce and I tried to … Continue reading

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How to debug Sitecore Commerce OData APIs in Fiddler

Sitecore Commerce ¬†APIs are based on OData. When Storefront makes call to Sitecore Commerce Engine, it uses OData clients, which are Commerce Services Proxy generated using T4 templates. If you download Sitecore Commerce SDK, you will find the several Postman … Continue reading

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Sitecore Commerce Pricing Feature

Pricing is one of most important and complex features in any eCommerce product. New Sitecore Commerce has introduced a much improved pricing engine than what used to be in Commerce Server. In this article, I will explain Sitecore Commerce pricing … Continue reading

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Notes from Sitecore Commerce Installation

Finally, I found some time to install Sitecore Commerce. I am excited because, I can play with it and see why everyone in Sitecore Community is talking about it. First of all, installing Sitecore Commerce is quite a complex task, … Continue reading

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