Moving to property groups

As I mentioned in the previous post I’ve recently “moved” to using property groups. Since the site was already live I already had a bunch of properties that were to be replaced with the group ones. If we simplify reality for a bit we can imagine that the page in it’s current state had a …

Why I like PropertyGroups

In my current project some of our EPiServer pages types can undergo a review process. There are a bunch of meta data connected to this process that we store as proeprties on the page. The problem is that even though we use PageTypeBuilder (and can utilize inheritance) the pages do not share a common base. …

Some gotchas with PropertyGroups

Property group classes must have an empty constructor I think this is a bug or perhaps rather a missing feature. But in it’s current state you can’t inject constructor arguments even when you use the StructureMapTypedPageActivator. I’ve opened a pull request that “solves/add” this feature so you can get a general idea of what is …

Kiss – EPiServer is about pages

The requirement from the customer was fairly straight forward: on a page an editor should be able to choose any number of categories (not the built-in kind). The selectable options should be editable in episerver. Since we’re using EPiServer CMS 6 R2 I thought that this requirement was a good match for the new PropertyCheckBoxList …

Support and the uncertainty principle

At times a customer will want a very specific rundown at exactly what issues are being worked at under the umbrella (ella, ella) of support. This usually means that you need to spend time not delivering value but rather keep track of what you resolve, which mails you reply to and what the connected issue …

Dec 23 – People

This year would not have been as great as it has been without all the great people I’ve met. I feel truely blessed to have worked with all the insanely great people in the 1177-team at Valtech. Thank you Anna Lantz, Anna Nihlen, Anna Rödin, Cecilia Eskeröd, Cristian Wigren, Florian Maindl, Joachim Widén, Joakim Molin, …