What's new in CF201? | HCL Digital Experience

Combined Cumulative Fix (CF201) includes new features and software fixes for the latest version of HCL Digital Experience. Release updates for both on-premises platforms and container deployments are available. 

This HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Container Update and CF201 release includes updated releases of HCL DX core Portal and Web Content Manager, Content Composer, Digital Asset Management, Experience API, and Design Studio (Beta) components. The release also includes updated CICD release process artifacts, new DX Personalization REST APIs, Updated Helm deployment and logging capacity, LDAP, and environment configuration guidance, also metrics and visualization samples, Script Application updates, new React profile for the DX 8.5 sample Theme, extensibility plugin and sample for Digital Asset Management, and more.

Go to the HCL Software Support Site for the latest list of software fixes. Product software can be accessed from the HCL Software Licensing Portal. Go to this Step-by-step guide to downloading DX products and accessing Customer Support for more information.

The following features and updates are available to customers installing HCL Digital Experience on supported on-premises platforms, effective with HCL Digital Experience CF201:

Script Application Updates

New features and updates available for the Script Application include a new configuration task for use to configure Web Content Manager properties used to run Single Page Applications (SPAs) that use React or Angular. Improvements are added to support uploads of minified content for use in production SPAs. An out-of-the-box React profile, “Deferred with React,” is added for use with the Digital Experience 8.5 Theme.

See the Script Application Improvements topic in the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 or HCL Digital Experience 8.5 Help center pages, as applicable to your HCL DX deployment, for more information.

New HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Release Artifacts supporting CICD release processes

The HCL Digital Experience 9.5 DXClient and DXConnect servlet provides developers and administrators an approach to deploy changes or improvements to the HCL Digital Experience platform, and to automate processes in the development and delivery process. Updates include ability to view and manipulate custom Resource Environment Provider (REP) settings, with examples.

See the DXClient and DXConnect tooling supporting CICD release processes topic for more information.

New Personalization REST APIs

New Personalization REST APIs supporting Personalization Folder operations are available with HCL Digital Experience Container Update and CF201.

See the Help Center topic Personalization Folder APIs for more information.

Access the latest HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Education Materials on HCL Software Academy

The HCL Software Academy offers technical education for the HCL Software portfolio of products, organized by practitioner role. New modules are available for Digital Experience developers and administrators. See the HCL Digital Experience section of the HCL Software Academy for more information.