Error – Unable to connect to Solr in Sitecore 8

This is my learning for today & I thought to share this as a blog post.
Today while I was trying to setup Solr for Sitecore 8.0 Update 1, I was getting the following error :

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Sitecore SPEAK For Beginners – Part 9 – Getting Data for Custom Component

This is part 9 of the blog series Sitecore SPEAK for beginners.

We will continue from our last post where we used our JobItems rendering parameter to render a static text.

In this post I’ll show how we can get Sitecore jobs as a JSON collection & bind that collection to our jobitems property.

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Sitecore SPEAK For Beginners – Part 8 – How to use Custom Component’s Rendering Parameters

This is part 8 of the blog series Sitecore SPEAK for beginners.

In our last post we created the Rendering Parameters template for for Custom Component & defined one JobItems property on it.

In this post we will see how we can use this Rendering Parameter to render some value on our Custom Component.
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