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How To Get The Episerver Pages Current Language

This article will hopefully be short and sweet.  If you're building a multi-language Episerver website, there will be times when you need to do things like creating URLs to pages within, or, linking to assets like images.  When you enable a different[...]

Different Ways Of Unit Testing Content Areas

Episerver is a fairly good platform if you want to follow TDD and get good test coverage in your project compared to a lot of other CMS systems I've used over the years.  A few areas like content references, selection factories, and initialization mo[...]

An Introduction To Episerver Commerce

In this episode, I'll give you a brief introduction to Episerver commerce. Online shopping and digital commerce continue to rise. If you work with Episerver then its only a matter of time before you'll end up with a commerce project on your lap. E-c[...]

What’s Coming in 2018 for JonDJones

<p>We are closing in quickly towards the end of the year.  In this episode, I want to give a little sneak preview of what’s coming up in 2018 for JonDJones.com. It’s going to be a very exciting year, and I can’t wait to share my plans with you!</p>

Looking Back at 2017 - What Went Well, What Did Not

In this episode, I give my review of how 2017 went. I talk about some of the amazing things.. like my 30 legendary youtube subscribers!  What went wrong, like how much my bloody web hosting costs and some general ramblings.  There are also a few tips[...]

How To Enable/Disable Episerver Scheduled Tasks In Code

If you need to run a background task within your Episerver website, then you'll likely create a scheduled task.  Scheduled tasks are a great way to run small bits of functionality on a regular basis, like an import task etc..  If you have ever needed[...]

Should You Specialise in Umbraco Development?

I received an email recently from a reader asking if career-wise, it's a good choice to learn and specialize in Umbraco.  The chap's quandary was basically, is it better to be a generalist web developer compared to being a specialist in one particula[...]
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