Monthly Archives: June 2017

SAP Hybris Commerce upgrade map

This is a reference about what you get if you decide to upgrade SAP hybris Commerce to the newer version. Find your current SAP hybris version in the table and find all features you get with the upgrade. The features listed are introduced with the newer versions (till 6.4), grouped by topic.

Concept-aware search: automatic search facet discovery in SAP hybris

I would like to introduce my new PoC for automatic facet discovery. It sets up the facets based on the customer requests, the words used in the search query.  For example, “blue armada jacket XXL” will show the products with a keyword “jacket” with three facets automatically set up, color=blue, brand=armada and size=XXL. You can find a video demonstrating how it works on top of hybris accelerators. 

Server-side PDF document generation

This article explains how to generate/modify PDFs using various methods, libraries and tools. I also introduce my PoC on generating PDFs using the PDF templates created in Word/Excel and having fixed placeholders or dynamic substitution tags (such as {FIRSTNAME} or {CURRENTDATE})

Barcodes and QR-codes in SAP hybris

Barcodes are machine readable symbols that store identifying data about the part or product with which they are associated. Basically, it is a paper-based hyperlink that connects the physical world with the online world. This article explains everything you need to know about the barcode reading and generation in hybris, as well as my thoughts about the integrating it into hybris Backoffice. 

Rethinking the User Interface of Tomorrow: Voice and Emotion Recognition as Auxiliary Channels

In this article, I would like to introduce my concept of a brand-new type of user interface for web, mobile, and desktop. Creating something new and innovative isn’t easy in the web. All types of interactions have already been defined and tested. However, I believe that this approach will work if things will go as they are going now. 

Hybris 6.4 Data Model Updates

There are some changes in the data model in hybris 6.4 in comparison with the previous version. This reference explains these changes: what itemtypes or attributes were added or removed.