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We are opening a new Benelux office

Petr Palas    —       —    Featured Article

May 1st will be a great day for Kentico fans in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg! We are opening a new Benelux office, and we are so happy to welcome the infectiously enthusiastic Bart Omlo, Business Development Manager for the Benelux region, to our team!

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Brenden Kehren is now a Kentico MVP!

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Brenden Kehren is your newest Kentico MVP! Brenden is a long-time member of the Kentico development community as one of the most active members of DevNet. In 2014 he was recognized for efforts with the 2014 DevNet Hero award. Brenden also owns Kehren Development, a Kentico consulting company in Sparta, WI and works with several companies to implement Kentico.

Kentico 1 on 1 - EMS with Brian McKeiver

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

In this edition of Kentico 1 on 1 I had a chance to talk Kentico EMS with MVP Brian McKeiver. Brian has a ton of experience with implementing EMS and I wanted to ask him a few questions about his experiences, what he likes about the product, and how people can get started with it. He gave some great examples and a lot of useful infomration for anyone getting started with this feature.

Best Practices for Working with Transformations in Kentico

Ondrej Vasil    —       —    Article

Working with transformations in Kentico can seem like a rather complex task. It’s reasonable to follow best practices to avoid any issues in the future.

Let’s assume the following main scenario: You, as a developer, want to add a new article list on your web site’s home page. Content editor has already created the Articles, the design and styling were done by another one of your colleagues and now it’s your turn to make the content shine.

In this post, we’ll focus on the best practices related to transformations used in listing web parts.

How to Create Users with the Kentico REST Service

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

The Kentico REST service is a great feature of the platform and allows developers to integrate with other systems using a standard Web API interface. Providing the ability to read and write data, the service is a convenient resource for retrieving and manipulating content and data within a Kentico site using only code.  Recently I was asked how to create users with the service. In this blog, I will show you how to configure your service, create the accounts, and assign them to roles.

ASP.NET 5 (ASP.NET vNext) and Kentico

Dominik Pinter    —       —    Article

As most of you probably know, Microsoft is currently working on a new generation of ASP.NET framework called ASP.NET 5. There is plenty of buzz around this new framework and the biggest question for many ASP.NET developers is what needs to be done to utilize it in existing web applications. Many of you have asked us about our thoughts, and when Kentico will start to support it. This blogpost sheds some light on that topic.

Removing web parts

Radek Matej    —       —    Article

We decided to remove a small subset of our web parts in Kentico 9. Which web parts we plan on removing and why? What should you do if your favorite web part is one of them?

Deploying Kentico to Azure Web Apps – Part 2. Running & Monitoring

Bryan Soltis    —       —    Article

Now that you have your application in Azure and everything is awesome (think the Lego Movie), let’s talk about keeping it running well and performing optimally. Any hosting solution can be used for your site, but Azure Web Apps have a lot to offer in terms of monitoring, updating, and maintenance of your site. This blog is focused on those features and on demonstrating how you can leverage them for your deployment.

Top 10 Kentico Websites for March 2015

Pavlína Mahovská    —       —    Article

Whether you are ordering food in KFC in New Zealand, planning a trip around Ireland, buying insurance in Jamaica, or searching for work in Canada, one thing is for sure, Kentico can make it happen. The global reach of Kentico is clear for all to see in our list of Top 10 websites for March. Take a look at the list below including KFC, Santa Rosa Symphony, Wild Atlantic Way, and Career Compass.