New Umbraco v7 Package: Dialog Expander

By Jason Prothero     Monday, April 06, 2015     Umbraco 7, umbraco, package, back-office, ui

This package is a simple UI enhancement to the v7 right-side dialog flyours to allow a content editor to make the dialog bigger or back to normal.  It just gives a bit more room for dialog selections and views.  With the new Document Types as grid editors, it can help to have a little extra room when its available.

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Guide for setting up TeamCity for Umbraco development

By Mark Bowser     Wednesday, June 25, 2014     umbraco, TeamCity, Continuous Integration, Web Deploy, MSBuild

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     development, umbraco, angularjs, Umbraco 7

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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