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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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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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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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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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Twitter API v1 vs. v1.1 Adding a twitter widget to a site used to be a pretty straightforward task. It involved adding a Twitter provided script, with some javascript that would allow you to customize the look and feel of the widget. It looked something like thisThen, Twitter decided to completely change their API and […]

October 12, 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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