17. Technical Basics

If you’re going to invest in an Adobe Experience Manager implementation, it’s helpful to have a fundamental understanding of its technical architecture. You don’t need to be a programmer, but a bit of basic knowledge can help you define your requirements in terms that are technically realistic. It will make conversations with your implementation team easier and your development process more efficient.

This chapter will cover the technical basics you’ll want to understand about AEM, including:

The request-response cycle and the basics of web development

The layers of code that will implement your website on AEM

The basic architectural pieces of Adobe Experience Manager

This chapter will not equip you to architect solutions ...

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