Sitecore 8.2-1 on Azure Web Apps

Following my blog post on Azure right after the Sitecore Symposium, I now finally can share the actual provisioning of a Sitecore deployment running on Azure Web Apps! Earlier this week, Sitecore released its new version 8.2 Update 1, which contains a lot of fresh Sitecore & Azure goodness (maybe even more than the Initial …

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New module: Sitecore Shrink

I have just released the first version of my new Sitecore module! Shrink is a Sitecore utility module that gives you insight in the usage of your media library. Pretty much like a disk usage statistics viewer for your hard drives. get insight in the usage of your media library items But next to that, it …

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Isolated feature testing in a Sitecore Docker Container

Earlier this year, I spoke about running Sitecore in a Docker Container for testing purposes on a Sitecore User Group meeting in the Netherlands, together with my colleagues Raymond Clemens and Roel Snetselaar. We formed a team at the Colours Hackathon 2016, spending almost 24 hours figuring out Docker and building out our very cool …

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Sitecore MVP Summit & Symposium 2016

One week after the Symposium, overcoming my jetlag, catching up a-lot-a-work, blogging about the cool new Azure Apps stuff and celebrating the weekend with a nice brew, it’s time to look back at both the Sitecore MVP Summit & the Sitecore Symposium 2016 edition! Let’s start with the location: New Orleans. Good choice there Sitecore! My first …

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An introduction to Sitecore on Azure Web Apps

Sitecore recently came with very exciting news regarding their Cloud proposition: from version 8.2 Update 1 Sitecore will support Azure App Service Web Apps! The current estimation is that this update will come available early November. In this first blog post on Azure Web Apps I will discuss the differences compared to earlier Cloud options …

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Configuring server roles

I have invested a lot of time lately in configuring different server roles and trying to see structure in the Sitecore documentation concerning server role configuration, which can be found here (…)/xdb_configuration/configuring_servers. Mind that the documentation behind this link constantly changes, so I cannot guarantee that my blog will stay consistent with it, but at least for …

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One-click deploy Sitecore

Recently I got the opportunity to set up a clean Sitecore environment for a new project. I love greenfield solutions. Not because I’m not able to build maintainable code, but because I can innovate quicker: I try to make significant steps pn each new project, improving the baseline of our development process. A re-invented mascot …

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I’ve won the Sitecore Technology MVP award 2016!

 I’m very proud and happy to announce that I have been awarded the Sitecore Technology MVP award 2016 by Sitecore. Being one of only 177 people worldwide, among over 10,000 certified developers in Sitecore’s network globally, is exciting to say the least. It inspires me to continue, and extend, my contributions to this wonderful community. …

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SUGNL Colours 2015

Last month we’ve hosted another SUGNL meetup at Colours. This year we had both a developer track and a marketing track, with over 70 visitors in total. It was a very cool gathering of Sitecore enthusiastics, and as I tweeted:   Cool to see our sessions of this editions’ #SUGNL sparkle some interesting discussions! Getting …

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Sitecore Azure

Sitecore hosting and deployments in Azure PaaS As promised I have made a webinar-like recording of my SUGCON talk about Sitecore Azure. It may not be the same experience as it was at the conference (I’m better at presenting to a live audience),¬†and I do not have a fancy recording booth, so the quality isn’t …

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