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Do you manage your publication’s videos through YouTube? Tired of the additional work required to get them setup on your site? Tamberra has crafted a solution that talks directly to the Youtube API and eliminates additional newsroom work of adding every video to the backend GUI admin.     You can setup templates to play […]

June 7, 2014

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Spam emails from a form on a website can be so annoying and are a pretty common occurrence for clients using NewsCycle Digital. The reason being, that there really isn’t a straightforward easy way to add Google’s CAPTCHA to a form. NewsCycle Digital has a pbs:captcha tag in their documentation, but I was told that […]

April 16, 2014

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Recently I had a challenge: display YouTube videos, images and links in the info box of a Google Map marker. Previously this wouldn’t have been a big deal, but due to changes Google Maps has made, it isn’t as simple as it seems. As of now, you can use Google Maps Engine Light to accomplish […]

February 8, 2014

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PHP SOSE Example I promised a blog post giving PHP examples of the SOSE (Saxotech Online object) in the comments section on this page a few weeks back. Here it is!   The official documentation is a little light on PHP examples for the SOSE scripting object. We at Tamberra have been using PHP as […]

January 14, 2014

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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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Set up in the EI The first thing to do is to set up a self-serve section under Taxonomy (Admin -> Taxonomy). You can list all of the different pages here, each page needs its own unique taxonomy ID. In this example, I created a root category called SELF_SERVE_PAGES. I added the different types of […]

December 15, 2013

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Intro I’ve worked on many CCE implementations with complex hierarchies built into the CCE types metadata. We want to push the user to select the proper values based on the hierarchy. This is a better UX and eliminates human error which also can shorten the time someone in the newsroom needs to properly categorize a […]

December 5, 2013

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Saxotech contains many different ways to format text output in an object file. What does this mean exactly? Well, for example, the other day I noticed a page layout was broken on a client’s newslist page. The editor had added an iframe tag that was getting output in a <%Summary%> variable in a newslistitem.pbo file. […]

November 23, 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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