Use Nuget to Manage Your Sitecore Dependencies

One of the questions that occurs in every Sitecore project, is where to keep your Sitecore dependencies! How to make sure they are kept up to date when upgrading etc… Most developers go for the standa

Cleaning up the log files

Since upgrading to Sitecore 8 one thing that I have noticed is that the log files can be quite noisey. In particular when the default log file is set to INFO this line is written a lot… and I mean a L

Fortis Object Mapping Performance - Part II

Last week I wrote a blog on Fortis Object Mapping Performance, I have a few updates! Kam pointed out a flaw in my original code. I populated an array of Fortis objects, but I did not read out a field

Fortis Object Mapping Performance

After the post on Glass Mapper by Konstantin Cherkasov performance, and the follow up by Kam on Synthesis Object Mapping Performance I thought I’d run a quick test of Fortis in a similar situation. Ko

Moving My Blog - Adventures in Hexo

I’ve had a pretty busy start to the year, moving house, visiting family back in the UK and at Lightmaker we have been launching some of the biggest implementations in the companies history! Combined w

Sitecore 8 and SOLR Upgrading

Just read a great post by Jon Stoneman at Sequence on how to get Sitecore 8 working with Solr. Their experiences are very similar to mine, but I came across some other “gotchas” that I wanted to share

Unit Testing with Sitecore and Fortis - Part 1

This post is the start of a series of articles looking at unit testing using Sitecore and Fortis. There are already a lot of great posts on unit testing with Sitecore using fakes and other tools, so w