Technical Tips

SDL Web 8.5 Developer Bootcamp

by Rob Stevenson-Leggett
Published in SDL

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  • Join the SDL Web Community Slack

    BB’s Tom Simm and Rob Stevenson-Leggett, together with BB alumni Ryan Durkin and Chris Morgan, have set up SDL Web Community Slack for SDL Web (Tridion) developers.

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  • SDL Web UK User Group April 2017

    A couple of weeks ago, I spoke at the SDL Web/Tridion UK User Group. The meet up is organised by our old friend Ryan Durkin. It was the first one in a while (3 years!) and it was good to see a strong Building Blocks posse come down for support.

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  • Try Our SDL Web 8 Topology Generator

    I recently set about creating a Topology Generator, to make setting up a Topology in SDL Web 8 easier. Currently, Topologies can only be created using powershell scripts, which are prone to error and prove quite laborious to write. Initially, I started doing something with spreadsheets which was a ...

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  • SDL Web 8.5 Developer Bootcamp

    I recently headed over to SDL Amsterdam to learn about the latest features and functionality of SDL Web 8.5 in a two day workshop.

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  • SDL Web 8: Topology Manager And Setting Up Publishing

    SDL Web 8 was officially released in December 2015. In the webinars and documentation we have learned that the way the publishing infrastructure is set up has changed. Introducing: a new core module called Topology Manager.

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  • SDL Product Setup Wizard ended prematurely (Cloned Tridion Environment)

    If you ever come across an SDL Tridion Product Installation ending prematurely while installing on a Cloned Tridion machine, you may need to check two places in your Registry.

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  • To DD4T or Not to DD4T, That is the Question

    DD4T is a popular application framework choice with the SDL Tridion (soon to be SDL Web) platform. Why is it so popular, and is it right for you?

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  • SDL Web 8 highlights from the Tridion Developers Summit

    As a Tridion Certified Professional Developer, I have been eagerly anticipating the upcoming SDL Web 8 release for a while now, so I jumped at the opportunity to get a sneak peak of what is to come at the Tridion Developers Summit 2015, hosted in Amsterdam. The summit ran over two days, and ...

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  • Tridion & MVC, but not as we know it!

    On a recent project, I was asked to undertake a different approach to implementing a website in SDL Tridion using MVC. The application approach is similar to CWA, popular before the arrival of DD4T.

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  • How to setup SDL Tridion Profiling and Personalisation

    We have regular lunch time demos here at Building Blocks and a few days weeks months ago it was my turn. I'm usually the one hounding everyone else to do one, so I thought it was about time that I stepped up.

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  • SDL Tridion Bookmarklet Challenge Entry - Rename Tridion Item

    Way back in August, one of the SDL Tridion MVPs - Dominic Cronin, proposed a challenge to the SDL Tridion community. The challenge was to create a bookmarklet to perform something useful in the SDL Tridion GUI.

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  • Restoring a Tridion CMS Database in an Existing Environment

    Every now and then, I need to restore SDL Tridion CM databases between environments, and each time I have to recall all of the steps involved. This time, I decided to share them with the world.

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