The basics of unit testing Umbraco just got simpler

Testing Umbraco has gotten even simpler in 2017. Here's what you need to get tucked in and don't think about it.…

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Rather Package Manager Console than Print?

I don't know about you, but I printed my last sheet of code sometime during the mid-nineties. Yet when you press Ctrl+P in Visual Studio, guess what happens? You may print your code! Here's how to make it pop the Package Manager Console instead.…

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How to kill Umbraco with UrlRewrite.Net

We've all got requirements to add the other 301 or rather lot of them. Stay alert though, you might choke on it all. Here's a case of the latter.…

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Musings on null objects, schemas and upgrades

I got a null reference exception today. It took me on a journey through null checks, null objects, schemas and upgrades. Tag along if you're in for a story from the trenches.…

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Meet UFX: Umbraco Forms Expressions

Ever written a workflow for Umbraco Forms to be able to do some maths before passing it along or feeding the user a result? Here's a package that lets you add arithmetic as a workflow using the UI.…

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Marrying Ditto with ModelsBuilder

Wondering whether to use Ditto or ModelsBuilder? Don't. Here's a few tips to get the best of both worlds.…

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Comparing ModelsBuilder and Ditto

Ever wondered whether to do mapping with Ditto or generate typed models with ModelsBuilder? Here's a comparison between the two methods based on the TXT starter kit.…

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Kill switch, we've got Action!

If you still use the switch construct for conditional logic - in any language, you should know about a few alternatives. Here's dictionaries, actions and funcs to the rescue.…

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Sliced bread, UX from a parent's perspective

This sunday morning, I was desperately trying to ensure my youngest ate her breakfast. She gave me a lession on assessing usage of software, or rather the lack of usage, through her own refusal to eat her bread.…

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Templatable grid for Umbraco

Ever set up the same grid layout for several documents in a row? Stop that. Here's a package that lets you template the grids with pre populated rows and editors.…

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