Create a redirect page in Umbraco without editing the config file

If you or your client needs to be able to create short urls or links to other sites without wanting to add it as a redirect in the web config, then this is the post for you. You can create them as umbraco pages that act as fast links or redirects.

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10 FREE, highly useful, tools for web developers

Over the years I have found many useful free tools to help me in my job as a Web Developer. In this post, I share 10 of my favourite free tools with you so you can get the benefit of them too.

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LINQPad

I recently came across this fantastic resource. It is called LINQPad. You can use it to test any C#, F# or VB snippet or program. You can even use it to query databases in LINQ or SQL. It's ideal if you find some code on the internet that you want to quickly…

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The Pomodoro Technique®

I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about the The Pomodoro Technique® for improving productivity. Basically, you work really hard and focus for 25 minutes without interruption and then you have a 5 minute break from it. You then go again for 25 minutes and…

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7 vital steps for delivering a successful software project

For any software project to be successful, you need to have a plan. There are certain steps you need to follow and mistakes to be avoided. This article is designed to give you those vital steps to help you deliver a successful software project.

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How to find the hidden dinosaur game in Google Chrome

This post shows you how to find the hidden dinosaur game in Google Chrome, without having to turn off or disconnect your internet.

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Search all of the best FREE stock images in one place

This post gives you a list of the of the best sites for getting free stock images. Within the sites, almost all of the photographs are free from copyright restriction and are licensed under creative commons public domain dedication (CC0 1.0).

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How to convert SQL Server Compact Edition .sdf to Full SQL and speed up Umbraco

This post shows you how to convert a SQL Compact Edition database to full SQL and speed up Umbraco

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How to search by document type and property in Umbraco

This post shows you how to search by specific document types and fields in umbraco, using Examine.

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Test your programming skills with Project Euler

If you enjoy writing code and solving puzzles, you will love Project Euler. It is filled with mathematical puzzles which require you to write some code to get the answer. You could use the problems as a chance to write out the solution in a different programmi…

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