Posted on Wednesday, 13th October 2021
Now that Optimizely 12 runs on .NET 5 it can be run on a Mac, and with most front enders using Macs, I thought it might be useful to demonstrate the steps on how to get it up and running on a Mac.
Posted on Sunday, 19th September 2021
The role of a Technical Architect seems to be on of the more fluid roles in a Digital Agency, each Technical Architect has different skills, and each project has different requirements.
Posted on Wednesday, 8th September 2021
Finally default values have been added as an option in Content Models in the Contentful CMS
Posted on Friday, 23rd July 2021
Also built on Contentful and Azure Cognitive Search
Posted on Thursday, 22nd July 2021
Contentful doesn't have an option to choose a target for links in a rich text field (yet), so for now I assume that external links should be opened in a new tab. This is achieved with an IContentRenderer.
Posted on Monday, 28th June 2021
After sitting the exam, I thought I would document some of the ways I prepared for the exam, and what I found most useful out of the material.
Posted on Thursday, 24th June 2021
This week I successfully passed my Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Content Cloud certifcation.
Posted on Tuesday, 15th June 2021
Contentful does have some basic search functionality, but it is quite limited and quite difficult to implement (at least in .net). So leveraging Contentful webhooks I decided to index the data into Azure Cognitive Search service.
Posted on Thursday, 20th May 2021
What a busy week
Posted on Tuesday, 20th April 2021
Contentful have recently introduced tagging, I think this is a really important step forward for the headless CMS.
Posted on Thursday, 8th April 2021
Can emoji's be used in URLs, page titles and meta data? 🤔😂😂
Posted on Friday, 19th February 2021
My approach to dynamic CMS content using Mediatr (and Automapper)
Posted on Monday, 4th January 2021
A simple episerver project with a couple of basic page types to show how an Initializable Module can be used to generate pages that QA and UAT teams can use during their testing/sign off process. I have used Bogus and Waffle to generate realistic...
Posted on Saturday, 12th December 2020
A categorised list of nuget packages that I tend to use in most projects. Covers data access, business logic, and presentation packages.
Posted on Wednesday, 25th November 2020
After primarily working with SDL Tridion for the past 5 years (along with Contentful) and prior to that Umbraco. I have recently started working with Episerver, and I wanted to give my initial thoughts on it. After starting the training/certification I...
Posted on Tuesday, 24th November 2020
There are two basic types of programming languages, object-oriented and functional, what happens with these worlds collide?
Posted on Tuesday, 27th November 2018
A nice script I put together to do load testing based on the contents of a sitemap.
Posted on Wednesday, 5th April 2017
My solution to the writing SDL Web Topology Powershell scripts