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Codegarden 2015 preview

Posted by Karl Tynan

Every year, hundreds of dedicated Umbraco fans visit Copenhagen, Denmark, for an annual conference of like-minded individuals to learn and share knowledge of the ever popular content management system (CMS).

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Gibe Plays its Cards Right With New Whistlefish Site

Posted by John Williams

Back in October 2013, we launched a fully responsive ecommerce site for Whistlefish Galleries. The site was designed to offer customers an immersive and engaging experience, which would reflect Whistlefish Galleries’ proposition of offering affordable art and would also support national expansion of the business.

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Umbraco easy user guide

Posted by John Williams

Welcome to the next in the series of easy how to guides for marketing and e-commerce managers. Todays topic is Umbraco CMS and how it compares to other CMS platforms such as Drupal.

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Using partial classes to make LINQ to SQL even more useful

Posted by Steve Temple

Recently I got into a discussion with an interviewee for a developer role here at Gibe, I thought it was interesting and misunderstood enough to warrant a blog post on the subject. The gist of it was a problem he was having because he wasn't able to add methods to the LINQ to SQL classes that get created by the drag and drop editor.

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Got my MCPD and MCTS certifications

Posted by Steve Temple

I passed the 70-564 Microsoft exam on Saturday and the 70-536 exam on the previous Thursday. That gives me a MCTS: NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Applications and a MCPD: Designing and Developing ASP.NET Applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.

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Getting the current .NET version

Posted by Steve Temple

I've just about finished the upgrade to .NET 2 for the blog software and the removal of proprietary E3 libraries. I want to make sure there is no downtime, but I have to ask the hosting company to change the .NET version of my site. In order to provide "a smooth and orderly transition" between versions, the site would detect which version of .NET is running currently and then redirect to the old code if .NET 1.1 and use the new code as soon as the change takes place.

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