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 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.