Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator Concepts and Terminology
The Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator provides an out-of-the-box accelerator for delivering commerce-enabled experiences by integrating your commerce backend platform with Bloomreach Experience Manager and Bloomreach Search & Merchandising with minimized development effort.
The Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator Maven plugin allows to install Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator onto your existing Bloomreach Experience Manager project.
The Maven plugin can be executed in the command line to install the modules.
The Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator Boot Projects are a ready-to-use Maven projects to get your Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator-based commerce-enabled digital experience application up and running. They are preconfigured for a list of supported commerce backend platforms and include a website based on components from the component library with a customizable look and feel based on templates from the template library.
There are B2C and B2B versions of the Boot Project.
BRIEF is BloomReach Integration & Enrichment Framework, a solution framework for developing commerce-enabled applications in Bloomreach Experience Manager for seamless, transparent, extensible integration and content enrichment with various commerce backend platforms.
A commerce backend platform is an e-commerce platform providing core commerce functionality to the Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator.
The Commerce Connector SDK is a standardized API set defining interfaces and abstractions which a commerce connector module should implement to be integrated with Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator.
A connector set model contains all the information necessary for delivery applications to invoke and exchange messages with the services provided by the commerce backend platform. A connector set model is managed as a document in the Bloomreach Experience Manager CMS application.
A mapping model resource bundle defines mappings in the different data structures provided by a commerce backend platform to a generic Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator data model. Mapping models are managed as resource bundles in the Bloomreach Experience Manager CMS application.
The Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator component library contains out-of-the-box delivery components for typical commerce functionality as well as content enrichment.
The Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator template library contains Freemarker frontend templates for the out-of-the-box components in the component library as well as for the various pages in the default Bloomreach Commerce Accelerator website. The templates are fully customizable and can be updated in a running instance on-the-fly.