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Starting with Sitecore version 9, developers can interact with the Sitecore Experience Database (xDB) using xConnect. xConnect is a OData based service layer that allows communication with xDB data. Any trusted client can leverage xConnect Client API which exposes rich capabilities to search, read, and write contacts and interactions data. In this blog, I want to look at the details on how to instantiate xConnect Client in a non-Sitecore context. One of the reasons you would want to do this is if you need to extract xDB data into another system or application.


There are many articles talking about creating custom facets and https://briancaos.wordpress.com/2015/07/16/sitecore-contact-facets-create-your-own-facet/ is a good one I suggest. Here i will describe steps involved in actually viewing these facet values from inside Sitecore Experience Profile.

Installing Sitecore 9 on your local dev machine took some work, but you managed to do it. Now it's time to upgrade your actual servers and solution. Here are some common issues you can run into when upgrading to Sitecore 9.

Do you want to customize your commerce tab views in experience profile? Here is a good start on how to store custom commerce properties data in mongo and render it in the Sitecore Experience Profile Commerce Sub Tabs for Order details 

There are instances when we use the properties bag in the Sitecore Commerce Connect entities (or Commerce Server Connect entities) to facilitate data exchange. One example of populating the properties with custom data is 'Unit Of Measure' in the sitecore commerce CartLine entity. Whenever an order is submitted, the outcome is captured in xDB and we can navigate to the experience profile to see the order details and summary. When you click on the "Orders" sub tab, it gives a list of all orders and then you can click an order and view details. In this blog, let's have fund and see how to add more columns to the 'Lines' section.

In one of my recent articles , I have explained how to create a custom contact facet. This article outlines how we make use of this custom facet to associate media download events to a contact...