A minor rant on the pesky java updates that seem to want to foist unwanted toolbars on us.
Running the earliest editions of upgrade script from umbraco 6.0.1 to 6.0.2 broke the doc types on some of our sites. Here's an easy fix that doesn't involve restoring your database.
Here's some handy info that can help you get started with the switch-over from the Umbraco Masterpages to the new Views.
You already know how to "do" social media. You just forgot what you know.
When you need to include a plaintext password in your web.config you should probably encrypt it.
I just got back from the Umbraco Masterclass in Seattle. I'm now a Level 2 certified Umbraco developer. Yay! During the training, we covered everything from the basics (e.g. What's a doctype?) to some more advanced concepts involving the new and improved Umbraco API. The best part was that this training was conducted entirely on Umbraco 6.
What is Umbraco and Why should I care? From the point of view from Non-Techy marketer. Written as I came to understand it and why I have come to love it.
Here's a great way to not fail when grabbing images off the web! Grabbing the first image you see from Google Image Search could be dangerous because it may be someone elses property, but CC Search is here to help.
If you are located in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico and use, sell, or build with Umbraco, please join us and tell us about yourself. Then take the event interest survey and let us know what kind of events would interest you. Then invite your Umbraco friends and colleagues to do the same.
If you are in Europe and have friends or colleagues in North America, give them a heads up about the site. And in the future we would love any help, advice, or tips about putting on a Festival, Hack-a-thon, or other cool things we are all jealous of over here!