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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Disabling Request Validation in Umbraco CMS

By Jason Prothero     Sunday, November 10, 2013     umbraco

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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How to Display the Submitted Record from Umbraco Contour on the Thank You Page

By Jason Prothero     Thursday, July 18, 2013     api, umbraco, contour, forms

Ever wanted to display the users submission from Umbraco Contour on a Thank You page, but didn't know how to access the API?  Well, this post is for you. This could be adapted as a confirmation page to a PayPal payment form post or simply to let them know that the submission was successful.

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