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Umbraco and Azure

August 10, 2015

The Umbraco CMS platform has come a long way in recent years and the back office improvements for version 7 makes it one of the nicest to use CMS's around. I've always found the initial Umbraco setup a bit of a pain so when I saw the option to create an Umbraco instance in Azure I jumped at the chance to rebuild this blog. In this post I will walk you through the process of setting up a new…
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Feature Flags and Nancy

March 31, 2014

Last week I posted about using feature folders to organise your projects into a more manageable and logical way. This is great for keeping on top of your codebase but with the fourth dimension comes more complication. Simon Davey gave a great talk at Agile Yorkshire earlier in the year about his use of feature flags at Canonical . He suggested using them as a mechanism to separate features…
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