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Nicholas Westby

Nick is lead full stack developer at Rhythm Agency and creator of Formulate, an Umbraco form builder. He used to have hobbies before Umbraco subsumed them all. Not that there's anything wrong with that.

Building Umbraco Websites with Archetype Widgets and Ditto

Umbraco lets us build sites virtually any way we please, which can be both a blessing and a curse with an overwhelming range of choices. Nicholas is here to help with a technique he thinks virtually everybody can make use of: making websites with widgets using Archetype and Ditto.

Bulletproof Interface Deserialization in Json.NET

Deserialization is hard, with a lot of tricky situations that can arise. Nicholas Westerby has walked through this dark land and faced its dangers firsthand, and fortunately for us he's willing to share the techniques he used to defeat the deserialization beast.