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Peek inside Umbraco V8+ NuCache files with the NuCache Explorer tool

Hello again! Let’s jump straight into the guts of this post and talk about NuCache and Umbraco V8+ What is NuCache Well that is a harder topic for me to explain and is probably best explained by the creator himself, Stephan. Fast forward to 22m:47s to learn all about NuCache What is NuCache Explorer? It’s […]

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Umbraco V8 – Swapping Log4Net for Serilog with this switcheroo magic trick

So in this blog post I will perform a switcheroo trick and swap the logging framework used in Umbraco V8 from Log4Net to use Serilog, however I will be one of those awful magicians from that crumby late 90’s show that revealed magician’s secrets to tricks. But first up let me try and tell you […]

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Umbraco V8 – Bye bye ApplicationEventHandler, Hello Umbraco Components!

Hello all, OK I wanted to get the ball rolling on trying to get some bits on Umbraco V8 out into the wild and for the tinkerers, hackers and early adopters to play & experiment. So here is something NEW in Umbraco V8 that you most likely will be using a lot. If you ever […]

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Personal Umbraco

I attended the Umbraco Examine Course & you won’t believe what happened next

If you were at this year annual Umbraco developer conference CodeGarden, you may have seen a lightning talk with a click-bait title in the scheduled and then it magically disappeared like one of Damiaan’s magic tricks So you may be wondering what the hell happened to it?! I will be honest & frank with you, […]

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Why did the Umbraco pet project uHangout die?

Hello I am back! It’s been a while since I wrote something & I think blogging in general is slowly dying out, so I am gonna try & make a more conscious effort to blog quick snippets or things I learn as I enjoyed doing this in the past, so hopefully you can see more […]

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Time to say goodbye…for now

Hello all
I have not written a blog post for a little while but I thought I’ll cobble this together on the commute into London.

It’s time to say goodbye to uHangout for this year, but don’t worry it’s not going away permanently it’s that uHangout & me will be taking a little well deserved break.

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Securing Umbraco Web APIs using JSON Web Tokens

Hello all, First off a very happy new year to you all. I hope you had a good time off over the festive period and relaxed. Over this festive period in between our baby girl arriving during late night feeds and insomnia kicking in, I managed to find a little time to polish off my […]

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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.