Carson Gibbons

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Cosmic JS Co-Founder. Build Apps Faster.
  Cosmic JS
  Dallas TX

QuickStart a React Native Cross-Platform Blog using a CMS API

In this blog we'll quickstart a React Native Cross-Platform Blog using the Cosmic JS CLI. This app is three apps in one: Web, iOS and Android app all with content powered by Cosmic JS. Go to the GitHub repo to see the iOS and Android app share the same React Native codebase.
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QuickStart an Angular Ecommerce App using a Headless CMS API

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart an Angular Ecommerce App. This Angular ecommerce app allows you to process orders from customers and accept Stripe payments for goods and services. Manage inventory in the Cosmic JS Dashboard.
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QuickStart a React Chat App Using an API-first CMS

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a React Chat App. This example app is a basic real-time chat app built by the Cosmic JS Community using React, Socket.io and the Cosmic JS API for dynamic content management and file storage.
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Using Cosmic JS and Zapier to integrate your content across the Web

One of the largest problems I’ve faced while working on projects is having to deal with integrating content and events into third-party services.It’s time consuming, and as the demands in the application in question grows, so does the mental strain in having to keep up to pace with all the changes
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Enabling Twitter Search in Cosmic JS

Learn how I built the Twitter Search Extension to search and save Tweets to your Bucket.
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Twitter Search

Search for your favorite Tweets and add to your Bucket!
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User Management

This is an example of a user management app built using Node.js and Cosmic JS. User information is stored as objects in your Cosmic JS dashboard for easy adding, editing and extending.
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Managing Rich Media and Video with Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS has powerful content modeling and delivery tools to help you build apps faster, together. Cosmic JS lets you manage all your content, data and files and is unopionated as to the format of content you're uploading. The Cosmic Editor allows you to upload rich media such as video, images and
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QuickStart a Vue.js Music App Using an API-first CMS

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a Vue.js Music App. This Music website was built using Vue, Nuxt and Cosmic JS. Users can upload and play tracks, upload and manage album art plus leave comments.
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How to Build a Personal Music Site powered by Cosmic JS and Nuxt.js

Cosmic JS allows you to easily create nested structures and upload media files. We learn how nested structures are built and how you can fetch such data from Cosmic JS API to use in a simple music site app.
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QuickStart a React Native Cross-Platform Blog using a CMS API

In this blog we'll quickstart a React Native Cross-Platform Blog using the Cosmic JS CLI. This app is three apps in one: Web, iOS and Android app all with content powered by Cosmic JS. Go to the GitHub repo to see the iOS and Android app share the same React Native codebase.
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QuickStart an Angular Ecommerce App using a Headless CMS API

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart an Angular Ecommerce App. This Angular ecommerce app allows you to process orders from customers and accept Stripe payments for goods and services. Manage inventory in the Cosmic JS Dashboard.
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QuickStart a React Chat App Using an API-first CMS

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a React Chat App. This example app is a basic real-time chat app built by the Cosmic JS Community using React, Socket.io and the Cosmic JS API for dynamic content management and file storage.
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QuickStart a Node.js User Management App using the Cosmic JS CLI

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a Node.js User Management App. This example user management app is built using Node.js and Cosmic JS. User information is stored as objects in your Cosmic JS dashboard for easy adding,
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QuickStart a Vue.js Music App Using an API-first CMS

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a Vue.js Music App. This Music website was built using Vue, Nuxt and Cosmic JS. Users can upload and play tracks, upload and manage album art plus leave comments.
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QuickStart a React Auth App Using a Headless CMS API

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, we'll utilize the Cosmic JS CLI to quickstart a React Auth App. This app shows implementation of Authentication in ReactJS, NextJS and NodeJS using the Cosmic JS API. This app has all the basic modules like signin, signup, view/edit profi
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QuickStart a Vue.js Store Locator App Using a Headless CMS API

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, I'll quickstart a ​Vue.js Store Locator App​ using the Cosmic JS CLI and connect it with my Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard.
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QuickStart a Next.js Website Using a Headless CMS API

To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, I'll quickstart a ​Next.js Website Boilerplate​ using the Cosmic JS CLI and connect it with my Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard.
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QuickStart a Nuxt.js Website Using a Headless CMS API

Get started building Cosmic-powered apps in seconds 🚀 To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, I'll quickstart a Nuxt.js Website Boilerplate using the Cosmic JS CLI in a few simple commands.
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QuickStart a Node.js App Using a Headless CMS API

Get started building Cosmic-powered apps in seconds 🚀 To demonstrate how easy it is to get started with Cosmic JS, I'll install a Node.js Starter using the Cosmic JS CLI and connect it with my Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard.
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QuickStart a Serverless App using a Headless CMS API

Serverless apps thrive on content and need a way for dynamic content changes to occur while still enjoying the speed and light-weight nature of going serverless. Utilizing a headless CMS to integrate with a Serverless application is a breeze.
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QuickStart a Vue.js App Using a CMS API

Cosmic JS offers a headless CMS that enables content managers and developers to work better together. By providing an intuitive Admin Dashboard, powerful APIs, and flexible user roles, applications are built faster, more light-weight, and your whole team ends up saving time in the process.
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QuickStart a React App using a Headless CMS API

Cosmic JS is an example of a robust headless CMS and API that's promoting collaboration on cross-functional teams to build apps faster. Get started building Cosmic-powered apps in seconds 🚀
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QuickStart a Gatsby Application Using a Headless CMS API

Using a headless CMS API has many advantages, namely time and ease of getting your application up and running while giving your cross-functional team the tools they need to get their job done. Cosmic JS enables content managers and developers to work better together.
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Managing Rich Media and Video with Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS has powerful content modeling and delivery tools to help you build apps faster, together. Cosmic JS lets you manage all your content, data and files and is unopionated as to the format of content you're uploading. The Cosmic Editor allows you to upload rich media such as video, images and
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Building Team Workflows in Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS provides tools and resources to create your own unique content publishing workflow that satisfies your team's needs. In this tutorial I'll demonstrate setting up a simple workflow for an Editor and Contributor team that needs to manage content in a draft, review and publish process.
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Add the Power of Algolia Search to your Cosmic JS Buckets

Add the power of Algolia search to your Bucket. This Extension enables you to sync your Cosmic JS Objects with Algolia, making your data searchable. Set up automatic syncing to automatically add / edit / remove content from Algolia. Follow the simple steps below to install and setup Algolia.
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How to Add Custom Descriptions to Metafields

You can add help text by clicking the "?" icon when you hover over any Metafield. The text will be available to content managers when they hover the "?" icon.
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How to Create One-to-Many Object Relationships with Cosmic JS

How to Create One-to-Many Object Relationships with Cosmic JS: The Multiple Object Relationship Metafield allows you to connect multiple Objects to an Object. This enables you to create a one-to-many relationship in addition to the one-to-one relationship available with the Single Object Metafield.
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How to Extend Your Free Trial Bucket with Cosmic JS

Every Cosmic JS Bucket comes with a 14-day Free Trial as you build out your initial proof-of-concept application. If you're not yet ready to Upgrade your Bucket, extending your Free Trial Bucket with Cosmic JS is as simple as referring a friend or colleague.
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How to Add Metadata to Your Media in Cosmic JS

Metadata is extremely important for SEO as it speaks to search engines directly from each page crawled, to communicate important information or request a specific action from the search engine. Cosmic JS provides an easy modal to manage media metadata.
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Connected Objects in Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS lets you build one-to-one as well as one-to-many Object Relationships within your Bucket Dashboard. To help you and your team manage content more seamlessly, you can now see your Connected Objects located on the Object’s Edit page in the Dashboard.
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How to Deploy Your Codebase Using Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS makes it easy to deploy your websites and applications to the web. You can deploy an app from any git repository to the Cosmic App Server from any Bucket. Cosmic JS uses Dokku (Docker + Heroku-like deployment) to deploy your app from any GitHub, BitBucket or any other public repo.
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How to Share Object Schemas in Cosmic JS

An Object in Cosmic JS can be a page, a blog post, an author or anything you want it to be. Cosmic JS gives you the freedom to create and manage content openly and create your own data structure. Each Object allows for the creation of a title, slug, content and Metafields.
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New Deployment Options Available in Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS allows developers to deploy their codebases to the Cosmic JS App Server for staging, testing and demo purposes, and is now offering new production deployment options available with some of your favorite deployment services.
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How to Search and Add Unsplash Photos to your Cosmic JS Bucket

Now editors can use the new Unsplash Photos Extension to find and add stock photography to their media library, all from the comfort of their Bucket Dashboard without having to interface with a third-party website like Unsplash.
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How to Schedule Automatic Backups in Cosmic JS

In addition to Import / Export Features and Revision History, Cosmic JS has added Automatic Bucket Backups to deliver even more peace of mind to you and your content editing team. To add daily Backups to your Buckets go to Your Bucket Dashboard > Settings > Backups.
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How to Add Google Analytics Insights in Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS Extensions make it possible to extend the functionality of Cosmic JS for both the developer and editor. A recent example built by the Cosmic JS Community is the Google Analytics Extension, which allows team members to easily see analytics insights directly in their Cosmic JS Bucket.
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Building for Team Success with Content-Powered Apps

Tony Spiro, co-founder and CEO of Cosmic JS, presented "Building for Team Success with Content-Powered Apps" to illustrate the build vs. buy concept of software development in the API-first microservices movement. The full video is embedded below and runs approximately 45 minutes.
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Benefits of a Decoupled CMS Architecture

The relationship between content and code has come to an end.
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How to Search Your Content in Cosmic JS

Cosmic JS makes managing content so fast and easy that you're likely to have a lot of it. I'll demonstrate a few helpful tips when searching and organizing your content in this blog.
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Optimizing Content for SEO using Cosmic JS

The content game is a competitive one, and teams of developers and content editors are being tasked with building light-weight content-powered applications that rank for the search terms they require.
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Track Your API Usage in Your Bucket Dashboard

Blended teams of developers and content editors collaborate around an API that allows them to manage content on a metered basis for API Requests, File Storage and Bucket Dashboard access. In this blog I'll demonstrate how to track your API Usage in your Bucket Dashboard.
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Scheduling Content for Publishing in Cosmic JS

When teams are planning content campaigns, they can't be expected to deploy content real-time. Scheduled Posts makes a content editor's life a lot easier.
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How to Preview Content in Cosmic JS

Learn How to Preview Your Content in your Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard 🚀
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How to Revise Published Content in Cosmic JS

Revision History is available for all of your Cosmic JS Objects. This means that you have the power to go back in time to previous versions, save new versions without publishing live and more.
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Using a Content Modeling API

A Content Modeling API can not only help with content publishing speed and ease, but also preserve the integrity of your application overall.
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Adding Users to Your Cosmic JS Bucket

Cosmic JS empowers developers and content editors by giving them the tools they need to accomplish their jobs in concert with one another.
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How to Add Quick Links to Your Cosmic JS Bucket

You have the ability to add Quick Links to Your Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard. Quick Links are a great way to easily navigate to other websites, shared resource documents, CRMs, task management software or team collaboration tools directly from your Cosmic JS Bucket Dashboard.
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How to Bulk Publish, Unpublish and Delete Objects in Cosmic JS

When content needs to be removed or replaced it helps to have Bulk Editing Features. Cosmic JS makes it simple.
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How to Localize Content with Cosmic JS

Numerous teams in the Cosmic Community are using the Cosmic JS Localization feature to tailor their content for various regions and locales.
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How to Import and Export Your Cosmic JS Bucket

One of the many benefits of using a Content Management API like Cosmic JS over an installed content management system is the portability and scalability of the applications and content models you can create.
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