Monthly Archives: October 2008

C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Coding Standards and Best Practices

I just came across this resource on C# coding standards, which covers some general .NET and ASP.NET best practices: http://weblogs.asp.net/lhunt/pages/CSharp-Coding-Standards-document.aspx Like anything on this subject, this contains some opinion, but it also contains enough useful tips to be worth sharing.

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Editing Controls Do Not Appear in the Sitecore Page Editor

The current edition of this blog post is at: http://www.sitecore.net/en/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Editing-Controls-Do-Not-Appear-in-the-Sitecore-Page-Editor.aspx There have been a few forum posts and support cases on this issue recently so I thought it might help to blog about it. If you have deleted the ASP.NET … Continue reading

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Visual Studio Debugger Hangs Debugging a Sitecore Solution

The current version of this blog post is at: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Visual-Studio-Hangs-Debugging-a-Sitecore-Solution.aspx I am surprised there are not more forum posts and support cases on this issue, which appears to be an annoying bug in Visual Studio (possibly only 2008). If you … Continue reading

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Sorting Sitecore Items by a Field Value

The current version of this blog post is at: http://www.sitecore.net/en/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Sorting-Sitecore-Items-By-a-Field-Value.aspx Sitecore provides a variety of techniques to allow users and developers to control item sorting. By default, Sitecore sorts the children of every item in alphabetical order by name. Users … Continue reading

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Sitecore 6 Documentation

For the current edition of this post, please see: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Best-Sitecore-Documentation.aspx Or for short: http://bit.ly/cbpSQs

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Sitecore 6 Link Management

For the current edition of this blog post, see: http://www.sitecore.net/Community/Technical-Blogs/John-West-Sitecore-Blog/Posts/2010/11/Link-Management-with-Sitecore.aspx The Sitecore 6 Web Content Management System (WCM or CMS) provides new link management features to prevent broken links and images, which detract from the user experience and can affect … Continue reading

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Sysinternals Plug

One of my coworkers sent my team a link to Sysinternals ZoomIt, and something else had indicated that Microsoft has updated some of these tools recently, so this is probably worth a blog post. Sysinternals covers several great utilities. I … Continue reading

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