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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 😊
01/01/0001 developerDiary

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.
30/05/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 21

Speaking at MS Build, meetups, work and a staycation citybreak.
29/05/2021 developerDiary microsoftBuild dotnet

Microsoft Build 2021

The biggest conference of the year for those of us who work in Microsoft stack, Microsoft Build, was this week. There were over 300 sessions across timezone were hosted for free on-line. Here is a wee summary of what I watched, learned & spoke about at Build...
23/05/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 20

A very busy week!
16/05/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 19

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
09/05/2021 umbraco umbracov9 dotnet cli

Working with Umbraco v9 beta in CLI

Now we are in .Net core territory with Umbraco v9 (beta), we can utilise the .Net CLI introduced in .Net Core 2.1. Let's have a look at using the CLI to build our Umbraco application.
09/05/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 18

Learning, coding, meetups, voting and a wee bit of normality!
02/05/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 17

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
25/04/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 16

Meetups, sunshine, new tech and baking... a good balance.
18/04/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 15

Welcome to Developer Diary, a weekly chat to share what a week as a developer is like, for me at least 😊
10/04/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 14

"Don't call it a comeback"... I finally managed to write a technical blog for the first time for months! A long weekend meant lots of coding, learning & alot of watching TV.
06/04/2021 dotnet umbraco webapi dotnetcore

Building friendly APIs in Umbraco v9 (alpha)

This post will provide a quick start guide to using Umbraco v9 as a Headless CMS with friendly documentation for folks using your APIs.
03/04/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 13

MVP Global Summit, a local (virtual) tech meetup, podcasts & running.
28/03/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 12

Running, goal setting & reading.
20/03/2021 developerDiary

Developer Diary 2021: week 11

Another week done already! A pretty chilled one for me: family, baking, jigsaws and books.