April 02, 2019 :: Issue No 48
  • Burnout is a constant risk in our industry. One contribution that puts our work/life balance is taking on any clients that comes our way. But as David reminds us, having more clients isn't always the healthy way to grow our business. Instead, he he outlines the process to know which clients to fire, and guidance on how to do so.

  • One thing we all have (hopefully) don't have in common with flat-Earths is the mistaken belief that the Earth is flat. But more so, many of us Umbracians suffer from the opposite of the Dunning–Kruger effect that causes them to believe they're experts when they are not: and that is imposter syndrome. Renee discusses her own struggles with imposter syndrome and shares ways we can all combat it.

Around the Web

A curated collection of Umbraco things around the web.

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    Edge is Moving to Chromium

    Microsoft Edge is switching to Chromium. Want to see what that's going to be like as a developer? The first Canary and Developer builds are now ready for download for Windows.

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    Favorite Content for Property Editors

    Have you seen the new Favorite Content package by Offroadcode? Favorite properties or simply keep a tally of your most used ones to easily find only what you need!

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    Removing Auto-Routed Controllers

    Need to remove one of Umbraco's automagically routed controllers in v8? No problem; Shannon walks you painlessly through the process!

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    uSplit Version 2

    In love with A/B testing? We are, too! uSplit has version 2 out for v7, and if you haven't tried it, you're sure to fall in love.

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    Giphy Property Editor

    Everything is made better with gifs, from blog posts to documentation! Paul's package for v8 lets you easily add them to your site.