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Building Custom AngularJS Filters

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In recent months I’ve really started to get excited about Angular filters! I know – living the dream right? Straight out of the box, Angular provides some pretty cool filters such as orderBy which lets you order an array or

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Azure Webjobs Part 2 – building an Azure Webjob

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As I mentioned in part one of this 2-part “straight to TV” drama, Azure Webjobs are pretty awesome! They’re Scheduled Tasks without the secrecy. They’re Azure Worker Processes without the cost! You can host them on Azure for free as

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Azure Webjobs part 1 – using Azure Storage Message Queues

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Azure WebJobs are pretty amazing! They’re similar to Azure Worker Processes but with a couple of differences. First they can be triggered by an action – this action is usually the addition of a message to an Azure Message Storage

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Umbraco – The GetPreValues Method Using Datatype Name

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PreValues are the data values stored in Umbraco datatypes, such as a Dropdown list or a Checkbox list. If you use such a datatype (e.g. a pre-populated dropdown list) in your Umbraco installation, and you’re retrieving your Umbraco data from

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Intercepting Umbraco Events

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Umbraco allows you to extend the core functionality by exposing a number of back-office events through its API. It’s actually quite easy to do intercept and extend these events – the hardest part is knowing which event you want to

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Maff Rigby

I'm a certified .Net, Umbraco and AngularJS freelance developer with over 15 years experience in the IT industry. As well as writing code I love to teach; I run a number of workshops and 1-1 coaching sessions on Angular JS and Umbraco, and share what I know and learn here!

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