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27 Nov 2015

Tech round-up: Nov 27th

By Ian Jenkins

If you're looking for the latest news and views about all things tech, you've come to the right place.

09 Nov 2015

Reducing congestion with

By Robert Rhoades

Noticed performance issues on a project, but don’t understand the cause? Box UK Developer Rob Rhoades explains how the Blackfire tool helped us recently.

02 Nov 2015

Hacktoberfest 2015

By Ian Jenkins

Throughout October, members of the Box UK developer community participated in Hacktoberfest. Here, Principal Developer Ian Jenkins explains what the event was all about.

15 Oct 2015

SwanseaCon 2015

By Tony Dronfield

For Tony Dronfield, Adam Tornhill’s talk “Treat Your Code as a Crime Scene” was a highlight of this year’s SwanseaCon. Here, he shares what he learned.

25 Aug 2015

@hubot What beers are on at my local pub?

By Robert Rhoades

Developer Rob Rhoades explains how node.js chatroom bot Hubot enables us to see what beers are on tap at the Box UK local.

28 Jul 2015

How do I set up permissions in Sitecore?

By Charlie Afford

Setting up permissions in Sitecore is vital to enable functionality such as private login areas – here we show you how to do it.

06 Jul 2015

Tracking PDFs with Google Tag Manager

By Ross Hulley

A recent development project required a solution to tracking users viewing PDF documents, which called for some exploring...

16 Jun 2015

Solr and unit testing

By Charlie Afford

I remember developers often remarking “Unit testing is hard because there is no way of isolating the Sitecore context”...

30 Mar 2015

Remote debugging websites on mobile devices

By Steffan Harries

Given that responsive design plays a huge part in modern web development it’s more important than ever to thoroughly test on real-world mobile devices.

26 Mar 2015

Shortening build queues on Travis

By Ian Jenkins

For about a year or so we've been using Travis for Continuous Integration.

25 Mar 2015

Sitecore media mysteries

By Charlie Afford

I recently came across a very interesting problem while trying to work out why a content editor could not upload media in to Sitecore.

18 Mar 2015

The Power of Glass Mapper and Sitecore 7

By Charlie Afford

Manually mapping your code to your data store is an all-too-common strategy; however, proceed with caution.

11 Nov 2014

The Physical Web

By Ross Hulley

After attending the "The Web Is..." event in Cardiff, my mind was filled with exciting thoughts...

17 Oct 2014

Growing A Learning And Sharing Culture

By Steffan Harries

One of the reasons why Box UK is a great place to work is the awesome company culture. Part of that is the range of great practices and processes in place for learning and sharing, which I'm going to share with you now. Tech talks at least twice a month, sometimes even once a week

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