It’s been almost a full year since the Developer Preview release of Project Firefly in May 2020.

Nearly one year ago, we launched the developer preview of Project Firefly, Adobe’s complete framework to build and deploy custom web apps in minutes on our serverless platform. Since then, we’ve welcomed hundreds of customers and partners onto our platform, all virtually. We’ve seen a range of use cases and it’s been incredible to see the excitement from our development team as they see Firefly in action, helping businesses solve problems. This calls for celebration!

As we prepare for Summit 2021, join us for a walk down memory lane as we look at just how far Firefly has come in…


“If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.” — Edsger Dijkstra. Well put, Mr. Dijkstra. Ever since the first bug was discovered by computer scientists in 1947, developers have been dealing with them. If you’ve ever scratched your head in front of your laptop for hours, trying to figure out what is wrong with your application, this article is for you, my friend.

Various species of illustrated bugs.
Various species of illustrated bugs.

We’ve always prioritized developer experience in Project Firefly, Adobe’s complete framework for building and deploying custom web apps in minutes on our serverless platform. …


Discover some of the common Project Firefly use cases and how marketing teams are building cloud-native apps in innovative ways, to solve unique challenges.

It’s hard to believe that it was just May 2020 when we introduced Project Firefly to the world via developer preview. As Adobe’s complete framework for building custom, cloud-native Experience Cloud apps that extend our solutions and run on our infrastructure, it has quickly found a home among many developers, working with the preview, to uncover and create novel solutions and workflows to their unique business problems.

The Project Firefly team has moved at a rapid pace to add new features and functionality, and we’ve been delighted to see our customers quickly innovating with the framework. Enterprises need agile systems…


Project Firefly enables enterprise developers to build and deploy custom applications that extend Adobe Experience Cloud and Adobe Experience Platform. A complete framework that provides hosted infrastructure, developer tools and developer services, Project Firefly aims to make it as easy as possible for developers to build with Adobe, and now we’re announcing new features to make this process even easier and more efficient.

Since the developer preview release in May 2020 we have been actively enhancing our services and tooling based on feedback from our preview customers as well as integrating contributions from our community members.

In this article, we’ll…


Project Firefly is a complete framework that enables enterprise developers to build and deploy custom web applications that extend Adobe Experience Cloud solutions and run on Adobe infrastructure. It uses modern web technologies — like the Jamstack, serverless computing, Node, and React — and supports development best practices, such as continuous integration (CI) and delivery (CD).

In this article, we’ll talk about how you can leverage and set up projects and workspaces to best supplement your development needs.

For those of you who prefer to see this in video format —

The Project Firefly team shared a short presentation about…


This post explores the security measures and features in Project Firefly. Also, check out our full breakdown of the dynamic architecture underpinning Firefly app, and get a look at the end-to-end user journey of a Firefly app.

When it comes to creating effective solutions to solve business programs, many enterprise developers know that building their own custom app to extend existing tools is the way to go. Project Firefly (now in developer preview) is a framework that provides everything a developer needs to build custom apps that extend Adobe Experience Cloud solutions. Of course, right up there in importance along…


This post explores the architecture, tools, and services underpinning Project Firefly. While you’re at it, check out our end-to-end breakdown of a Firefly app’s lifecycle, and get a look at the security features baked into Firefly.

For enterprise developers, being agile and flexible in creating solutions that help their teams adapt to changing market conditions is key. That’s why, at Adobe, we have launched Project Firefly (now in developer preview) to empower developers to easily build custom apps, extending the functionality of Adobe solutions to help you address your unique workflow and business challenges. To help you understand what exactly…


This post explores the end-to-end user journey in Project Firefly. Also, check out our full breakdown of the dynamic architecture underpinning Firefly app, and get a look at the security features baked into Firefly.

Project Firefly (now in developer preview) is a toolkit that provides everything a developer needs to build custom apps that extend Adobe Experience Cloud solutions. It helps you address whatever unique workflow and business challenges are facing your organization, and while primarily a developer resource, it has an impact on more than just developers. To help you see the end-to-end journey of a Project Firefly app…


The Adobe I/O booth at Adobe Summit 2018 was a total hit; here’s what’s under the hood.

This article was co-authored by Mark Ellis.

The Adobe I/O booth at Adobe Summit 2018

If you stopped by the Community Pavilion during Adobe Summit 2018 in Las Vegas, you no doubt noticed the Adobe I/O booth. It was the one with people cheering loudly and lining up for the next round.

In order to showcase the latest offerings from Adobe I/O in a fun, educational, and engaging way (yes, that’s exactly how we roll), we decided to digitize the beloved ‘Roll-a-Ball’ horse game with Adobe I/O technology…and it was a hit! …


A simple Node.js app as your playground

Adobe Campaign allows marketers to control and personalize their marketing content with targeting and scheduling, and to watch the results of their efforts in real time. I usually think of it as the composer of customer journey across all channels.

Adobe Campaign Standard (ACS) is cloud-based, with a beautiful web-based UI, tightly integrated with the Adobe Cloud Platform. I could keep going, but to be honest, I think the product team from ACS knows a lot better than I do. …

Sarah Xu

Product Manager at Adobe I/O

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