Why every web developer should have k6 installed

Why every web developer should have k6 installed

Blog Post - 3 minute Read

Discussing the benefits of local load testing, and how k6 can also be used for regression/integration testing

Running Optimizely 12 on a Mac

Running Optimizely 12 on a Mac

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

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.

So what does a Technical Architect do?

So what does a Technical Architect do?

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

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.

Default Values in Contentful

Default Values in Contentful

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

Finally default values have been added as an option in Content Models in the Contentful CMS

New site for Wife of a Geek

New site for Wife of a Geek

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

Also built on Contentful and Azure Cognitive Search

How to open rich text links in a new tab in Contentful.net

How to open rich text links in a new tab in Contentful.net

Blog Post - 4 minute Read

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.

Optimizely (Episerver) Content Cloud Exam - My Tips

Optimizely (Episerver) Content Cloud Exam - My Tips

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

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.

Optimizely (Episerver) Content Cloud Certification

Optimizely (Episerver) Content Cloud Certification

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

This week I successfully passed my Optimizely (formerly Episerver) Content Cloud certifcation.

Improving Contentful Search with Azure Cognitive Search

Improving Contentful Search with Azure Cognitive Search

Blog Post - 3 minute Read

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.

Promoted and Certified

Promoted and Certified

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

What a busy week

Tagging in Contentful

Tagging in Contentful

Blog Post - 2 minute Read

Contentful have recently introduced tagging, I think this is a really important step forward for the headless CMS.

Can you have emoji's in URLs?

Can you have emoji's in URLs?

Blog Post - 1 minute Read

Can emoji's be used in URLs, page titles and meta data? 🤔😂😂