I do things to Sitecore

I do things to Sitecore

Ideas and thoughts about Sitecore, .NET and other mostly technical stuff.


Sitecore MVP 2016 Sitecore MVP 2017 Sitecore Hackathon - Best Third Party Integration Winner
AuthorTobias Studer
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Sitecore NitroNet

What happens when Clean Sitecore Controllers have ambitions?

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As your code base grows, you might observe certain patterns to emerge and you start repeating very similar pieces of code over and over. This is usually a good indicator that a refactoring might be a good idea.…

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Sitecore NitroNet GlassMapper Sitecore Helix

Stay DRY with Nested Model Builders

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So, we talked about Model Builders to clean up your Sitecore Controllers in the last blog post. Now you might be wondering: "Well, this sounds nice. It looks like some sort of design pattern - I guess design patterns are a good thing. But really, aren't y…

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Sitecore NitroNet GlassMapper

Cleaning up Sitecore Controllers

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Ever since the day I read the blog post by Paul Stovell about cleaning up ASP.NET MVC Controllers back in 2012, I knew the day would come where I wanted to clean-up my controllers. By introducing NitroNet for Sitecore in our projects, that day has finally arri…

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Sitecore NitroNet

How to change the base path in NitroNet for Sitecore

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I'm currently involved in a Sitecore project that fully embraces NitroNet for Sitecore to integrate its frontend. So let's start this off with a bold statement, because - why not ¯\(ツ)/¯ NitroNet for Sitecore is how frontends should be integrated in a modern…

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Sitecore

About the Sitecore Registry

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Once in a while when working with Sitecore, it happens that you stumble across a nice little feature. Recently, I learned about the Sitecore Registry, which I didn't know about before. The Registry is a class in the Sitecore.Web.UI.HtmlControls namespace in Si…

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Sitecore FastQuery

Translate Sitecore fast queries to SQL

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Last week I tried to figure out how the SQL queries look like that get generated from your Sitecore fast queries. Either I need to improve my Google skills or there is just not a lot of information out there. So I decided to takle the problem myself. A german…

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Ghost

From being a ghost to running on Ghost

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I started this blog over a year ago and I managed to write two posts. Let me repeat that for you, but this time slowly: T-W-O For a long time, I wanted to start a technical blog. Mainly for myself. But it took me years to decide on which platform to run it on.…

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GitHub Gists

How to embed code snippets with GitHub Gists

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I started working for a new company almost three month ago. We do a lot of web development and we also have a blog where we write down some of our experiences. Last week I wrote my first article and I had a rather unpleasing experience inserting code snippets.…

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Azure Wordpress

Hosting WordPress on Windows Azure Websites

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Hosting WordPress on Windows Azure could not be any easier. It’s basically done in two steps: Create a Website in the Azure portal with the WordPress app from the gallery. Go to the newly created Url and follow the WordPress installation steps. It took me abou…