Posts Tagged “Sightly”

Creating a site footer in AEM 6 using Sightly and Sling Models

The Adobe-developed and [recently-donated-to-Apache-Sling](http://blogs.adobe.com/experiencedelivers/experience-management/donating-sightly-apache-sling/) project [Sightly](http://docs.adobe.com/docs/en/aem/6-0/develop/sightly.html) project has been out for a little under a year now, alongside Adobe Experience Manager 6, and has slowly been amassing documentation and gaining presence. The server-side templating language aims to give a facelift to the web development facet of Java-based software stacks, Adobe's...

Accessing Request Variables in Sightly

You can implement some interesting stuff in Sightly, the newest templating language for Adobe Experience Manager, including Tower of Hanoi.  At the same time, there are a few practical applications which are not available in Sightly, including accessing request scoped variables in Sightly.  While Gabriel's suggested approaches in the Stack Overflow post are absolutely correct in this situation, there are still certain situations where request variables can be very useful.   A good example is for sharing a variable...