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I am excited to share that StAlbertGazette.com, a site I have been working on for the past year, has won three awards from the Local Media Association. I was part of a team of three people who worked very hard to accomplish the site look and functionality. StAlbertGazette.com won second place in Best Overall Local […]

December 27, 2013

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Oh, documentation: The first thing that gets cut when timelines shorten, the last things developers want to write, and the first thing we need when picking up a new project or joining a new team.   There are always extremes. The minimalist says, “The code IS the documentation.” On the other extreme is the developer […]

November 13, 2013

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SERVER SIDE I attended the Saxotech Conference in 2012 and went to a workshop called Effective Template Design. My goal for attending this conference was to find a way to speed up my client’s sites. Their code had been written by another developer and my goal at the time was to take this code and […]

November 1, 2013

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Many saxotech tags output a list of objects: newslist, contentlist, links, etc. The object files that create the markup for those tags have a concept of a wrapper object file and item object file. For example, the newlist tag’s wrapper file is news.pbo and its item object file is newsitem.pbo. newsitem.pbo creates the markup for […]

September 20, 2013

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While working on adding some extra fields to an article in the EI via publicus.ini, I was having some issues deciding on what the field names should be called. I am adding quite a few fields so they need to be distinctive and I was tryyyying to be user friendly. While making a few changes […]

August 7, 2013

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In any development team of a size greater than 1, it is best practice to document your code. At Tamberra, we have worked with many development teams on Saxotech templating, ranging in time from weeks to years. It is often times consuming to first understand which assortment of templates and object files comprise a page. […]

August 5, 2013

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When we need to make blocks of test data fast, we use dummy text. In the past, using Lorem Ipsum was always the go-to. However, in the past few years many sites have popped up that allow you to generate a different form of Lorem Ipsum. At Tamberra, we like http://hipsteripsum.me. You can also checkout […]

July 8, 2013

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