December 05, 2017 :: Issue No 32
  • Almost every worker in our industry has pushed themselves a little too far chasing that addictive rush of solving a problem with code, working too long of hours and living too little in the process. This holiday season Pete shares with us his past struggles and how he keeps that dopamine rush from making him a workaholic.

  • The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is coming in 2018, and with it guidelines on how to protect the personal data of European citizens. If you're making a website visited by Europeans, it applies to you and your site. Jeffrey has taken a hard look at the GDPR and what changes Umbraco and its community of developers should make to meet these guidelines.

Around the Web

A curated collection of Umbraco things around the web.

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    Learn the Umbraco Backoffice - Members Section

    Kevin runs us through the membership section of Umbraco, how to set up groups, and how to secure pages.

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    Paging with Examine

    Have Lucene create the minimal search result objects that you are interested in instead of Linq's Skip/Take methods where you load all search results from Lucene and then filter in memory.

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    Stacked Content

    For cases where you don't want the 'unlimited' freedom of the Grid, Stacked Content has your back.

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    Perplex Dashboards

    Who doesn't love an informative dashboard? This one is a user dashboard that gives you quick overview of the user and member sections and the latest status and activity.

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    Let's Encrypt and Umbraco

    With this quick tip, you can secure your Umbraco website for free with Let's Encrypt.