Beautiful code and other things we like

Sneak peek; What bigdata can do for your CMS

The combination of big data / analytics and all the nice things that we can do with it in our CMS systems has keeping me busy the last 2 years. The result is our own CMS independend bigdata platform.

Cross session personalisation with EPiServer

With the standard visitor group criteria cross session personalisation is not standard. However when a user already has visited your website you know him or her from a previous visit.

Continuous Integration using Appveyor with the EPiServer Digital Experience Cloud

Continuous Integration using Appveyor with the EPiServer Digital Experience Cloud, whow that's a mouth full. But ohw yeah, it is at least as cool as it sounds!

Upload files with Xforms

We all know the drill with xforms you always need something that's not possible out of the box. My latest one was, "Can I add a file upload field"

Typed models generator for Umbraco document types

The latest build of muffin has support for automatic typed model generation using T4 templates. I let you see how; in this youtube video.

The Umbraco Foundation - A dynamic journey of concerns

Two of my main concerns when I dived a little deeper into the Umbraco system are; The flexibility of Umbraco has it's price. XSLT, Webforms, MVC where to start and what to use? I have seen solutions where all these techniques are used together. Resulting in a non-maintainable solution at the end and I don't like code ..... In VIEWS!

Episerver 7 Exam Preparation

Today I passed the EPiServer 7 exam. If you think the information EPiServer gives about the exam is a little overwhelming.. I can say you are not alone. Because of this, the pitfall is; you know / learn about too many things too little or about too little things too much. Hopefully this post can help you to put you in the right direction and not give you too much information about too much things ;-)