Monthly Archives: May 2011

Home PC Use – Productivity Tip

At work, it’s basically easy to get down to business without many distractions.  You don’t have a TV nearby or a kitchen full of snacks a short walk away.  You also can’t spend 20 minutes surfing YouTube and have it … Continue reading

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Free Pluralsight MVC Videos

For .net educational videos, Pluralsight are king.  Their videos, like most products of great quality, are by paid-for subscription.  Luckily, Microsoft have arranged for one of their latest series of MVC videos to be posted online for free, with no … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Tips and Tricks

I recently had the good fortune of attending a great presentation on LinkedIn with JCI Southampton.  I wasn’t expecting to learn many new things, but was pleasantly surprised.  A few of the main tidbits are below. Have a goal.  Jobseeking … Continue reading

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Free Umbraco Videos

There are only a small handful (7-8) of Umbraco tutorial videos available on the Umbraco website for free.  However, there are a large number online from a 2011 international Umbraco conference.

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MVC on IIS 6 – Using a Virtual Directory

Deploying an MVC application on a virtual directory on an IIS 6 server can be done with the below steps. 1.  Set up a virtual directory and copy the website files over to the server and configure it as you … Continue reading

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Umbraco – Saving Document Type causes freeze, hang or timeout

For me, Umbraco will frequently hang, freeze or timeout when I try to save edits I have made to a Document Type.  Luckily, there is a workaround.  Instead of making your edits via the GUI, use the Export/Import Document Type … Continue reading

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