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Formatting Dates in AngularJS

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Here’s a cheeky little trick for you – if you have a date property that you want to format in your view, you can use this simple bit of AngularJS markup to do just that: {{MyObject.MyDate | date:"dd/MM/yyyy HH:mm"}} This

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Using Custom Routes in Umbraco


So if you come from a .Net MVC background and you’re building an Umbraco project, one of the first things you’re going to want to do is add your own custom routes. You create your custom controller and add your

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How to create a login for a SQL Azure database

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I tend to use SQL Azure databases to power most of the Umbraco websites I build, and for each database I set up a new user account (security is king etc!). However on SQL Azure you have to script them

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Using different versions of the same DLL in a project


I’ve been working on a project the last couple of weeks, integrating an E-commerce system with an Umbraco website. The E-commerce platform uses Lucene.Net 3.0.3 to manage its catalog. Umbraco uses Lucene.Net to power its search engine. These two

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App.config transformations with Slow Cheetah causes problems with Windows Azure


I started writing a blog post last week about how I discovered Slow Cheetah and how it made adding transformations to app.config files faster than a fairly slow cheetah! Before I finished and published the blog post I just happened

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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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