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Less Code Is More

Michal Kadák    —       —    Featured Article

Visual Studio 2015 is here for quite a while and C#6 as well. While I was going through the new features, I had this flashback. It's two years go. I'm sitting in front of the work desktop and wondering why the heck I must create a constructor to initialize my perfectly clean, one-lined property. That's one of the reasons I simply can't let the new syntax introduced with C#6 pass by. Auto-Property Initializers are just so damn good I want to open the old code files and delete all useless constructors. And that's not all.

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Learn how to extend the Kentico user fields

Laura Frese    —       —    Article

Many Kentico CMS projects require some level of customization. Kentico makes it easy to customize many aspects of the CMS without having to touch a line of code. In this post I will show you how to add additional fields to the Users module so that you can customize the information associated with users as they are entered into the system.
 

Creating a Filter Alternative Form in Kentico

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Forms (or BizForms, if you’ve been using Kentico a while) are a great way to store data within your application. With a secure administration interface, you can allow editors and administrators to design and manage the form easily, all using the built-in application. In this article, I’ll show you how you can customize the form data interface with filters to help your users search and display data quickly.

Simplify Your Upgrades with the Kentico Upgrade Tool

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Featured Article

Every new version of Kentico always has some changes that impact development. Whether it’s a new feature or the realignment of an API, there is no doubt there is going to be some updates that have to be made within your application. While this can be a daunting task for some, Kentico offers a great tool to help you through the process. In this article, I’ll show you how the Kentico Upgrade Tool can simplify your upgrades, and save you a lot of headaches.

Top 10 Kentico Websites for August 2016

Jana Repáková    —       —    Article

From engineering via banking to education, August certainly ran the whole gamut of business sectors. Take a look at some of the reasons why things have been hotting up this summer in the creative world that is the Top 10.

Quick Tip: The Kentico NuGet Packages

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

The toughest part of any software company is getting people to use your code, your product, or your platform. That’s why so many companies rely on distribution methods like NuGet and APIs to get their code in the hands of developers. Because of its popularity (and because it’s so easy to use), Kentico leverages the NuGet framework to expose a number of packages to the community. In this article, I’ll explain these packages and let you know how and when you may want to use them within your projects.

Adding the Kentico Draft Import Module to Kentico

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Kentico Draft is a cloud-based service that gives companies a single location for web content production. Powered by a robust API and sleek interface, the service gives you the ability to enter content even before your site is complete, allowing projects to end on schedule and save development costs. One of the best advantages to Kentico developers is the free Kentico Draft Import module for versions 9 and 8.2 sites. In this blog, I’ll you how to add this free module to your Kentico 9 installation.