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My Development Setup. What’s yours?

Hello all, It’s a Sunday evening and I am sipping an ice cold G&T now that my DIY bits are done for the weekend. I saw a tweet from my good friend & Aussie Peter Gregory today, saying: Am i the only one who gets major lag running VS2013 on win8 on a mac using […]

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Quick Snippet: Toggle Tree Navigation in Umbraco Backoffice using JavaScript

Hello, Here is a very quick blog post on how to toggle the tree navigation in the Umbraco 7 (aka Belle) back office using JavaScript with some AngularJS services that the Umbraco core team has given to us to use. First of all you may be wondering why you would want to toggle the display […]

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Using Umbraco Contour form builder with Slack Chat

Hiya all, I have written a blog post for a little while. So I thought I would create a package for Umbraco Contour. If you do not know what Umbraco Contour is, surely you have been living under a rock?!

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We are Umbraco Craftsmen

I recently gave a talk at the annual Umbraco Developer Conference CodeGarden, about ‘The Analytics for Umbraco Story’. In this talk I discussed that we are all digital craftsmen.

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What on earth is Umbraco ServerVariables Parsing?!

Hello all this is another ‘What on Earth‘ blog post detailing a specific feature or functionality of Umbraco that may be hidden away a little & this blog post is here to help describe & detail it.

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Thanks!

Hello, So I have been lucky enough to come back from a fun packed, long week with my second family the Umbraco community at the annual Umbraco conference, CodeGarden. Thanks for the MVP I wanted to say a BIG thank you to everyone who voted for me this year to receive a community award, the […]

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Umbraco MVC: Regionalisation of Error Messages

Hello, Bonjour, Hej However you say hello in whatever language, at The CogWorks where I work we built a lot of Umbraco Sites that are multi regional for various large brands. The common problem I have noticed we have is that when building say a simple form such as a contact form the validation & […]

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Yo Umbraco!

No I am not trying to be a kid from the 90’s and start every greeting off with yo, but in fact I want to introduce you to a new tool I have built called Yo Umbraco, which help boost productivity for developing property editors for Umbraco 7 & newer.

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Using TeamCity for Continuous Integration with NodeJS and Grunt

Note: This is a cross post from my blog post over at Work’s blog at CogWorks, this is a cross post to keep a record of my findings. What is TeamCity and Continuous Integration? TeamCity is a tool developed by JetBrains to run a continuous integration environment. This allows the development team to push to […]

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2013 – My Umbraco Year in Review

Hello all, As it’s the last day of 2013 I would like to look back and reflect on the year that has been. It has been a great & fantastic year after a personal rocky year back in 2012, but as this year has progressed I have gained my confidence in myself back.