Poking around with Orchard Core

Orchard Core is an open-source, modular CMS and general application framework which (as you can tell based on the name) ties to .NET Core. Multi-tenancy is very much at the root of what the project aims to deliver. A nice component here is that Orchard Core has been reimagined for .NET Core completely, rather than […]

DataTables Helper Module Creation

I’ve been adventuring, not for the first time, into the world of Datatables. I’ve worked with this library in the past and, through recent work, ended up deciding it was high time I put together a small, re-usable utility module. There were a number of underlying use cases to cover: The module needed to configure […]

A Couple of Hours with Azure Maps

I’m having a random ‘pick a Channel 9 video and blog from there’ session; the subject of the day is Azure Maps and the inspiration came in the form of this video. The plan is to see what I can achieve in an hour or two, so here’s my quick rundown to wet your whistle. […]

Zoning out with Moment Timezone

I’ve recently been heavily embedded in implementing time zone sensitivity into a web application and I thought I’d share my first experiences on handling this from the perspective of the browser. A great little library for handling this kind of tricky number can be found in the form of Moment Timezone, which sits proudly beside […]

Groovy JavaScript Regex Name Capitalisation Handling

Greetings! A tidbit found by a friend of mine online, forming the basis for a small piece of work I’ve done this week surrounding name capitalisation. This was pulled from a stack overflow article so credit where credit is due for starters: js-regex-for-human-names This is fairly robust, covering Mc, Mac, O’s and double-barrelled, hyphenated names. […]

Christmas Wind-down

Hi everyone, With the holidays almost upon us I just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year! If possible, I will do my best to crank out a further post between now and the New Year. Here’s a teaser for the first part of the year […]