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Making the Leap from Umbraco v.4/6 to v.7: Video of Codegarden Talk

Video of my 2015 Codegarden Talk: Making the Leap from Umbraco v.4/6 to v.7

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ContextConfig v.1.1 Released

Today I've just released version 1.1 of ContextConfig. The main update is support for overriding ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["key"] to check the ContextConfig file before defaulting to the web.config value.

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ContextConfig C# Library

I’ve just released version 1 of the ContextConfig library on GitHub as well as an umbraco package. This C# library allows you to set configuration values dependent upon which web server environment the code is currently running using a basic XML config file.

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Newbie’s Guide to Umbraco Codegarden

Once you have spent some blissful hours getting acquainted with the finest CMS available, and after you have partaken of the responsive, helpful our.umbraco.org forum, you may start getting an urge to attend the annual Umbraco conference in Copenhagen, Denmark – Codegarden.

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Video - Frontend Fundamentals: Working in an Umbraco development team

I had the pleasure of speaking at uWestFest in March and have since created a video version of my talk, below. I hope you enjoy it.

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What’s Your Follow-up Strategy?

Stop right now – in the middle of whatever marketing or advertising project you are painstakingly planning. And don’t do anything else until you are crystal clear about how , exactly, you plan to follow-up.

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Digging Outlook 2010…

So, I finally upgraded from Office 2003, which I have been using since, probably, 2003, to Office 2010.At first I was worried that I would immediately be less efficient because I knew that the UI chan

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New Statistics About Social Media Usage–What It Means for Your Marketing

So, I came across two tidbits in the latest issue of the New York Enterprise Report about recent surveys done about Social Media usage among different demographics.

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On the Media Talks About SEO

This past Sunday’s On the Media NPR program featured several stories about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). If you have always wanted a clear and simple explanation of this mysterious field, check out these 5 excellent audio segments (transcripts also available).

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Getting Started on Twitter – Part 3

So, now that you've gotten a bit familiar with the mechanics of posting on Twitter (from Part 1 and Part 2 in this series), it’s time to learn about a few additional “Twitter Terms.” If you've ever wondered what “retweeting” and “hash tags” are, or how to reply to someone else’s tweet, this article is for you.

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