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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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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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I try to stay active in the comments sections on Saxotech’s wiki. Whenever I learn something new or find something in the docs that didn’t work exactly right, I post it in the comments. I appreciate when other developers in the Saxotech/Newscycle community do this, so I try to keep an active conversation going there. […]

October 21, 2013

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