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31/10/2022 playwright tests automatedTesting

Generating Playwright tests with Codegen

Let's have a look at how to use Playwright's Codegen tool to generate automated browser tests.
30/10/2022 playwright testing getting started

Getting Started with Playwright Testing

In this post I will show how to create your first playwright tests in just a few minutes!
23/10/2022 umbraco hacktober

The Umbraco x Candid Contributions Hacktoberfest 2022

On October 21st & 22nd 2022 I attended a hackathon with the Umbraco community. Throughout the 2 days community members and Umbraco HQ team members joined with the aim of contributing to open source and collaboration.
15/10/2022 microsoft msignite azure

Attending & Speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2022

This year Microsoft Ignite was a hybrid event with streams of talks online and local events with in person sessions. I joined the MS Ignite "Spotlight on the UK" event in Manchester.
01/10/2022 hacktoberfest hacktober openSource

Setting Hacktoberfest Goals

It's October again 🍂🎃, and that means it's time for Hacktoberfest.
30/01/2022 umbraco dotnet asp .net umbraco 9 caching

Using ASP .NET cache tag helper in Umbraco 9

In this post, I will explore using .Net cache tag helpers in Umbraco 9. First let’s get to know what the cache tag helpers are.
14/11/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 45

Virtual conference attendance and speaking!
07/11/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 44

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
31/10/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 43

Hackathon, cinema visits and new tech!
16/10/2020 umbraco umbraco9

Umbraco 9: Content Publish Notifications

This article will discuss Umbraco publish notifications aswell as show how to add these to our solution using IUmbracoBuilder. We'll build an on publish notification to send a message to a discord server.
24/10/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 42

A meetup, a 3 day work week and a staycation in Scotland
17/10/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 41

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
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Developer Diary 2021: week 39 & 40

Week 40 already?! Where has 2021 gone?!
26/09/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 37 & 38

A busy few weeks! Blogs, meetups and crocheting
12/09/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 36

Meetups, sunshine and coding ☀
06/09/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 35

One of those "I am not sure where the week has gone" kind of weeks.
04/09/2021 dotnet c#

New in C# 10: File Scoped Namespaces

With .Net 6 in preview, it's time to look forward to the new version of C# 10 we'll see released later this year. One new feature that is designed to reduce unnecessary space is file scoped namespaces. Let's have a look...
29/08/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 34

Camping, reading, walking up hills, TV & time off.
23/08/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 33

A few days working in the office and even a wee bit of travel out of Glasgow... a bit of normality!
15/08/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 32

Meetup hosting 📹, workouts💪, TV 📺 & learning 👩‍💻
10/08/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 31

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
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Developer Diary 2021: week 30

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
25/07/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 28 & 29

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least... this week is a double bill!
24/07/2021 umbraco dotnet

Umbraco v9: Models Builder

What's new in Umbraco v9? We still have our friend Models Builder, but now there are some configuration changes. Let's have a look...
11/07/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 27

Sports, coding and alot of podcasts.
04/07/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 25 & 26

A busy few weeks... Skipped posting last week, so a wee doubler this week!
03/07/2021 dotnet csharp preview umbraco

New in C# 10: Global Usings

With .Net 6 in preview, it's time to look forward to the new version of C# 10 we'll see released later this year. This first post in a series of blogs about C# 10 will be discussing Global Using Statements.
21/06/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 24

Football, football, football... and a conference talk!
13/06/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 23

A week off work...kept busy with appointments, virtual conference, family visits and Euro 2020.
07/06/2021 azure microsoft

Passing the AZ-900 exam (at home)

Tips on studying for and sitting the AZ-900 exam at home.
06/06/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 22

Sunshine, bank holiday, passed an exam and family visits.