Azure templates update

Since we’re using ARM style provisioning and Sitecore deployments for a while now at Colours, it’s time for an update. First of all, because there were some changes per Sitecore 8.2 Update 3, and secondly, because we have improved our scripts and want to share a few learnings. Check out the new scripts and templates …

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The Staging slot EventQueue issue

Say what? Having the possibility of using staging slots when moving from on premises to the Cloud was one of the most promising and convenient improvements that could enhance¬†the stability and uptime of our applications. Very exciting!¬†But soon we ran into an issue, both with Cloud Services as with Web Apps: Where we could replicate …

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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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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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Content delivery with Sitecore

Just a quick blog post to share my latests findings on the content delivery topic. I recently presented this mechanism at one of the SUGNL meetings and received positive feedback from fellow developers, so I thought it would be nice to get into detail some more with this blog post. When you are not using …

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