March 06, 2018 :: Issue No 35
  • The SOLID best practice principles are frequently applied to object-oriented designs, but they have a place in any development. Emma Garland takes us on a deep dive on SOLID and how to apply it to CMS Development in Umbraco.

  • Overworking ourselves is a common thing in development, especially with the dreaded crunch time! Tim has some great advice on how to recognize when you're reaching burnout, mitigating it before it hits that point, and what to do when it's too late.

Around the Web

A curated collection of Umbraco things around the web.

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    Did you miss the Umbraco Down Under Festival (uDuf) 2018?

    I (Erica) can attest to how great uDuf2018 was, but I'm too lazy to write it up, so here's a brilliant summary of the first ever Umbraco Down Under from fellow attendee Emmanuel. If you're jealous you missed out, then make a point to come next year. It truly was a fabulous event!

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    SSL Options for Modern Websites

    In case you haven't heard, effective July 2018 Chrome will be marking non-HTTPS sites as 'not secure' - wreaking havoc for all our old brochure/marketing websites out there. Bob and Kevin talk over some various options available as well as why it's important even if it's just a brochure website.

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    Secure your Umbraco

    Security! It's a big deal, and with the coming GDPR, many are more focused on it (as well they should be!). Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.

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    React in Angular in the Umbraco Back Office?

    Not only did Offroadcode launch a new rich text editor package, they did it in React. Read about their journey using React in the Angular driven Umbraco back office and why they chose to do so

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    Pixabay Media Search and Import for Umbraco

    For the creatives and the content editors out there: save yourself some steps with this new package that lets you browse for killer free photos from Pixabay and upload them directly to Umbraco's media library to use on your site.