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TeamCity and Web Deploy: Silent unlogged failure

By Mark Bowser  |  Friday, July 11, 2014 |  , ,  |  35 comments

Setting up TeamCity on a new server can be frustrating. Every time I try it, I run into a new issue. The latest of these issues was missing .targets files. The first missing targets file, Microsoft.WebApplication.targets, resulted in all sorts of errors. The second missing .target file, Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets, resulted in silent, unlogged failure. This is how we resolved them.

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Guide for setting up teamcity for umbraco development

By Mark Bowser  |  Wednesday, June 25, 2014 |  , , , ,  |  4 comments

TeamCity is an awesome tool for automating builds, deploys, and tests. For each of our projects, we might have many developers/designers working away on a site. We needed a way for our dev site to stay up-to-date without someone having to manually push code. This is why we like TeamCity. We can set TeamCity up to watch our code repositories, automatically publish new changes, and run all sorts of unit tests without anyone lifting a finger. This is how to get it all set up.

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How to find if Umbraco 7 Debugging is Enabled in AngularJS or Javascript in the Backoffice

By Jason Prothero  |  Saturday, June 07, 2014 |  , , ,  |  67 comments

When creating a new functionality in the Umbraco 7 backoffice such as a property editor or custom section, it is sometimes necessary to print out some debugging information to verify that the models are what you expect.

This post describes how to check whether debugging is enabled in Umbraco 7 and then how to use that information in your AngularJS controllers and views.

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How to Pass Data to the Umbraco 7 dialogService on open()

By Jason Prothero  |  Thursday, February 27, 2014 |  , , ,  |  1 comment

If you're building a package for Umbraco 7 using AngularJS and you eventually find yourself needing to use the dialogService, there is an undocumented parameter that may be of some help.

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ProWorks is Proud to Sponsor the First North American Umbraco Festival

By Jason Prothero  |  Wednesday, February 12, 2014 |  ,  |  Leave comment

ProWorks is proud to be a sponsor at the first ever Umbraco Festival in North America this coming March!

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IE 11 doPostPack and JavaScript Errors

By Rob Birdwell  |  Wednesday, January 08, 2014 |  , ,  |  3 comments

A bug in the old browser definition files that shipped with .NET 2 and .NET 4 seems to affect IE 10 and 11 with regard to postback of links.  Basically, your web site isn't able to run javascript!

This code snippet will show you how to fix this issue if a hot fix or patch on the server is not possible.

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The Umbraco Advent Calendar is Back!

By Jason Prothero  |  Friday, December 13, 2013 |   |  Leave comment

If you are an Umbraco developer, designer, or user you have to take a visit to the 24 Days In Umbraco website. Its an amazing collection of articles, tutorials, and tips on how to get the most out of your Umbraco sites.

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ProWorks Teams Up With Mindfly Design Studios for USDA Project

By Loyan Roylance  |  Wednesday, December 11, 2013 |   |  Leave comment

Umbraco Gold Partner and web development company ProWorks Corporation has teamed up with Washington-based company Mindfly Web Design Studios on a project for the Economic Research Service (ERS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). ERS required services from an Umbraco Certified Gold Partner to improve their current Umbraco CMS implementation and website.

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Disabling Request Validation in Umbraco CMS

By Jason Prothero  |  Sunday, November 10, 2013 |   |  1 comment

In a recent upgrade of a very old Umbraco CMS WebForms site to 6.x I found a trick with getting the request validation disabled on a template level instead of for the entire web site through the web.config.

I'm posting this blog because the original blog by Grant Thomas seems to have disappeared.  The blog was referenced on Stack Overflow and luckily its still available as a cache on Google.

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Get Your AngularJS Controllers Out of the Global Namespace

By Jason Prothero  |  Tuesday, September 17, 2013 |  ,  |  Leave comment

When reading through the AngualrJS tutorials you may be unknowingly learning to pollute your global namespace with your controllers.  Learn how AnuglarJS helps you do it right.

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