Prepare Pega Platform and your application for the new run-time framework that offers an updated set of UI capabilities. In the 8.5 release, you can test the full Cosmos React UI experience, which is an advanced beta, or decide to use only the production-ready Cosmos React UI for landing pages.
By default, all new applications use Cosmos React UI for landing pages. For more information, see Previewing Cosmos React UI.
For on-premises systems where Cosmos React UI was not installed with Pega Infinity, complete the manual installation:
- To install the Cosmos React UI package by using Docker, see Installing Cosmos React UI by using Docker.
- To install the Cosmos React UI package by using Helm for Kubernetes, see Installing Constellation by using Helm for Kubernetes.
Configure DSS and REST API settings for Pega Platform.
Ensure that your application uses an app alias.For more information, see Adding an application URL alias.
For Cosmos React UI for landing pages, ensure that your application uses either the UI Kit theme or theme Cosmos.
Enable the Cosmos React UI architecture: