January 07, 2020 :: Issue No 57
  • Onsite search can be challenging, and isn't as sexy as other features on a site. But the Lucene search engine in Umbraco gives us the chance to make fast, feature-rich search in just a few hours. The Examine APIs have changed a lot in Umbraco 8. Thankfully, Paul is here, having done the hard work to show us how to implement a basic text search.

Around the Web

A curated collection of Umbraco things around the web.

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    Injecting Custom Loggers with Autofac

    Are you looking to have custom Log4Net loggers in Umbraco? Nathan has an in-depth article to get you going with them for v7!

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    Thoughts on the Philosophy of Software Design

    Andy recently read (and recommends) the Philosophy of Software Design by John Ousterhout. Here, he gives a thoughtful review of the book and informs us as to why it might benefit our every-day code lives.

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    Health Check Notifications for v8

    A happy Umbraco is a healthy Umbraco and you can keep constantly informed as to the state of your website with Jeavon's handy health check notifications package, now available for v8!

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    Render DocType Icons in the Tree

    Do you ever find it confusing because DocTypes all have the same icons? Paul shows you how to render the icons you've picked for your DocTypes in the Settings tree to keep it crystal clear!

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    Skybrud Social & Google Analytics

    Anders's social integration for .NET has been extended with a beta release for Google Analytics! Looking to get even more social? Then go snag the release.