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Poornima Nayar

Poornima is a .NET developer with over 7 years of experience in .NET and Umbraco. She is passionate about learning new technologies and keeping herself up-to-date with the latest developments in technology. Outside her work, Poornima enjoys music and is undergoing training in Indian Classical music. Based in Langley, UK she mothers a little girl and spends her spare time reading, cooking and watching movies.

The "Insightful" Azure Application Insights

A website going live is a new product with a long maturation process ahead of it. One key on this journey is understanding how your end users use it without compromising its performance. Poornima shows us how we can use Azure Application Insights with our Umbraco websites to do just that.

Introduction to Blazor

Blazor is an exciting framework for .NET developers, letting developers author single page applications using C#. Poornima takes us on a deep dive of Blazor, showing us how to get started with it and how to work with both of its models: client-hosted Blazor WebAssembly and server-hosted Blazor Server.

Components & Composers Are Everywhere!

There's so much you can do with Components and Composers in Umbraco, but what are they and how do they work? Poornima walks you through your many options - and how to use them - so you can get the most out of every Umbraco instance!

Spice Up Your Alexa Skill Using Umbraco Heartcore

Umbraco released Umbraco Heartcore, their headless version of the CMS, this last December. Poornima shows us one way we can harness the way Heartcore exposes the content and media managed in the CMS into a REST API. How? By spicing things up and using it as the data store for an Alexa Skill.