Lee’s opinions on Umbraco + [topic]

Sturdy Opinions, Weakly Held To open with a quote by Tim Minchin… A well-known bon mot asserts that opinions are like assholes, in that everybody has one. There’s nice knowledge on this, however I might add that opinions differ considerably from assholes, in that yours must be continually and totally examined. A few years in […]

Lee’s opinions on Umbraco + coding standards

Whenever you study a programming language, your preliminary coding model is dictated by the teachings; your instructor; the books you examine. My first programming language was Sinclair BASIC on the ZX Spectrum 48K. I had a ebook on the best way to code easy video games, that may affect how I might identify variables, and […]

Codegarden 2023 – DEV Community

I am Simply again from Codegarden, (if you do not know, plenty of individuals will tell you what that’s). For me its a spot I struggled-and-failed to get to final yr as a result of the UK authorities would not let me go away the nation (delayed passport). A lot in order that I needed […]

Oops! An error managed to sneak into production, what do we do?

A pleasant error web page might flip an in any other case disagreeable consumer expertise into one thing higher, it would even set off slightly snigger. On this article, we will discover the instruments that .NET 6 and Umbraco 10 have to supply and we’ll create an error web page that may be edited by […]

Refining content editing experiences in Umbraco with a user-focused approach

Umbraco: the pleasant CMS. Or is it? Umbraco’s intuitive interface, its help and it is pleasant neighborhood undoubtedly go a good distance. Nonetheless, builders who construct their web sites with Umbraco nonetheless have an enormous accountability to ship on this promise. If you’re a developer, then this text could be attention-grabbing for you. As a […]

URL Tracker DevLog #1: New design

In June 2022, I posted my plans for the URL Tracker on github. Since that point, we have completed the primary three phases and now we have now began with part 4. On this collection, I’ll publish brief updates on the progress that I make on the URL Tracker venture and I’ll dive deeper into […]

Design patterns in Umbraco | part 1

In the event you’ve had an schooling in pc science or programming, then you definitely’ll probably have seen design patterns earlier than. In observe nonetheless, it could be tougher to acknowledge the place design patterns are applicable. On this sequence of posts, I would prefer to put a number of design patterns within the highlight […]

Create a plain dotnet, routed API controller in Umbraco

It is a very fast weblog publish, blink and you will miss it! 😉 Whereas constructing one thing the opposite day I all of the sudden had the necessity for a route that will output some JSON knowledge. I did not want something from Umbraco, just a few plain previous (trendy!) dotnet – sure that […]

A 'grown up' job (and title)

This week I grew to become Umbraco HQ’s Director of Developer Relations. We’re not identified for wise job titles however I wished to let you understand that this name was, in reality, mine. Within the run as much as my taking over the put up, I did my conferences from my now-chaotic residence workplace and […]