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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 05 Mar 2015 16:00

Creating a DecentCMS content typeSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....A content item in DecentCMS is an aggregate of parts, as defined by the content type of the item. For example, an item of type “page” is the combination of a title part, and a body part. This definition of which parts constitute a given type is..."
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Creating a DecentCMS content type
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Rick Strahl | Rick Strahl's Web Log | 05 Mar 2015 00:14

Cordova and Visual Studio CODE Magazine ArticleSubscribe to Rick Strahl's Web Log

Rick Strahl writes "....Nice – looks like my Cordova with Visual Studio article went live to day in CODE Magazine as the cover article: I’ve been doing quite a bit of hybrid Cordova development in the last few months with a couple of customer projects as well as a couple..."
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Cordova and Visual Studio CODE Magazine Article
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 04 Mar 2015 16:00

Creating a new DecentCMS content itemSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Currently, DecentCMS stores content items in the file system, which is just fine for small sites, and makes editing and deploying them quite easy, even though there is no admin dashboard yet. Creating a content item is done by simply creating a file..."
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Creating a new DecentCMS content item
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 03 Mar 2015 16:02

Adding settings to a DecentCMS themeSubscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....Philip asked an interesting question on the DecentCMS forums: “are there plans to allow for theme settings”? That is a great question, and I’m happy to report that the system already allows for it, that I was able to verify that it..."
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Adding settings to a DecentCMS theme
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 03 Mar 2015 10:00

QCon London and In The Brain talk – Performance Optimizations in the wildSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....The RavenDB Core Team is going to be in the QCon London conference this week, so if you are there, stop by our booth, we got a lot of cool swag to give out and some really cool demos. In addition to that, on Thursday I’m going to be giving an In The..."
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QCon London and In The Brain talk – Performance Optimizations in the wild
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Scott Hanselman | Scott Hanselman's Blog | 03 Mar 2015 09:00

How to run ASP.NET 5 Beta 3 or GoLang on a Raspberry Pi 2Subscribe to Scott Hanselman's Blog

Scott Hanselman writes "....Hanselminutes and CodeNewbie are teaming up to produce two new podcast episodes a week for the month of March, featuring incredible makers in the hardware space. There will be new content every weekday in March, so bookmark..."
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How to run ASP.NET 5 Beta 3 or GoLang on a Raspberry Pi 2
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 02 Mar 2015 16:00

Are we done with icon fonts yet?Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....It seemed like a good idea at the time: wingdings for the web, collections of vector glyphs that are easy to include in your pages. Except that a web page is not a Word document. Now that SVG is properly supported by all half-decent browsers (you..."
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Are we done with icon fonts yet?
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Oren Eini | Ayende @ Rahien | 02 Mar 2015 10:00

That ain’t going to take you anywhereSubscribe to Ayende @ Rahien

Oren Eini writes "....As part of our usual work routine, we field customer questions and inquiries. A pretty common one is to take a look at their system to make sure that they are making a good use of RavenDB. Usually, this involves going over the code with the team,..."
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That ain’t going to take you anywhere
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Rob Conery | Rob Conery | 01 Mar 2015 10:59

Document Storage Gymnastics with PostgresSubscribe to Rob Conery

Rob Conery writes "....Working with JSON in Postgres is quite fun, but it takes a bit to get the syntax down as well as the supporting functions. That's what I'll do in this post. The post Document Storage Gymnastics with Postgres appeared first on Rob Conery...."
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Document Storage Gymnastics with Postgres
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Bertrand Le Roy | Tales from the Evil Empire | 27 Feb 2015 16:00

What’s in a DecentCMS site’s folder?Subscribe to Tales from the Evil Empire

Bertrand Le Roy writes "....The default mechanism to store content items in Decent CMS is to use files under the /sites directory. This can be replaced with database storage, of course (the first provider I’ll implement after the file-based one will be CouchDB), but the file..."
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What’s in a DecentCMS site’s folder?
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Hi! My name is Rob Conery and I work at Microsoft. I am the Creator of SubSonic and was the Chief Architect of the Commerce Starter Kit (a free, Open Source eCommerce platform for .NET). I live in Kauai, HI with my family, and when my clients aren't looking, I sometimes write things on my blog (giving away secrets of incalculable value).

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Jeff Atwood (codinghorror) @fmanjoo I don't have a Facebook account, no plans to start one. Or G+ for that matter. But, I do watch TV! Well, downloaded TV. Sort of. 876 days ago from web


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Bertrand Le Roy (bleroy) @wwahammy This is as if Creative Commons was preventing you from using Photoshop. 876 days ago from TweetDeck


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