What is BFL?
Adobe Experience Manager or AEM (former Adobe CQ5) – is a corporate web content management system with many features to manage a large number of websites, user behavior analysis platform, load balancing, separated environments for editing and viewing web sites.
Why the component library is required for AEM?
«Mobile revolution» in the Web during the last five years made a significant impact on the web site development approach and so the content management systems too, since the web sites are being accessed more and more from the variety of mobile devices. Adobe, Inc. came to solve this problem only in 2015. AEM 6.1 release contains the new tools and features for working with modern websites, capable of displaying well on a mobile devices.
Despite the need to keep pace with the times, instant jump through several versions of CQ/AEM it is not always possible. Therefore SoftWerke company has developed a library compatible with earlier versions of AEM CMS (versions 5.6.1 - 6.1), which would facilitate its users to work with adaptive sites.
What is BFL?
BFL library is a set of additional features for the AEM CMS that allows to overcome the existing limitations in it. Using BFL allows to speed up the web page creation with the correct and ergonomic displaying of web components on the mobile devices, expands the abilities of creating the web pages by the authors, supplies the additional means for creating interactive components by the developers.
BFL main features