SPEAK 2.0 Helpers

If like me you are starting to move your SPEAK 1.1 applications and components across to 2.0 you will notice there are a fair few differences - one of these is how you access the Helpers in your page code. e.g: Sitecore.Helpers.url.getQueryParameters(window.location…

Responsive Images (srcset) and Sitecore Media

In this current age of web development more and more sites are going responsive. I mean its not a surprise really with the almost endless amount of web ready devices out there. Thinking in terms of performance we don't want poor Eric on his 320px wide Android downloading images designed…

Responsive Images (srcset) and Sitecore Media

In this current age of web development more and more sites are going responsive. I mean its not a surprise really with the almost endless amount of web ready devices out there. Thinking in terms of performance we don't want poor Eric on his 320px wide Android downloading images designed…

Go to Item, Go to DataSource - Huge update for Sitecore Hotkeys.

Sitecore Hotkeys (http://dave.gg/schk) is an ongoing experiment for me. The idea was to build something useful and gradually add features to speed up how we use the Sitecore Content Editor. It is a chome extension so that no installaion is required within your projects, you can use…

Sitecore Deployments Part 3 - Octopus

I've moved a couple of projects over to Octopus recently. Is MSDeploy dead? I don't think so just yet! - but after writing build scripts which are honestly hundreds and hundreds of lines long it's nice to use a piece of software which takes all the pain away. What is…

Sitecore deployments - Part 2 Team City

Automate Everything... ...and generally these days most people are. We use Team City as our continuous integration platform and as usual all our projects are setup in different ways. Here's a typical example. The Setup Here we have a a few projects. The first two in Development are for QA…