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Friday, May 10, 2013

Sitecore 7: Upcoming Virtual Users Group

Join me and the host Michael Shaw on May 15th 9:00 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern, 5:00 PM UK. Here is the link.

And here is the list of the topics I am planning on covering:

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Advanced Database Crawler / Sitecore Search Contrib Update

This is a post about a maintenance update to the SitecoreSearchContrib project, which is hosted on GitHub now.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Meet Your New Best Friends in Sitecore 7: SearchLog and CrawlingLog

It’s super important to understand how both search and indexing work under the hood, and for that reason, the CrawlingLog and SearchLog facilities should be very helpful in mastering Sitecore 7.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Back in Blogging Business

Mount Elbrus
Folks, it’s nice to be back writing. I’ve been off the grid for quite some time, primarily because of all of the creative juice was spent working with the team on Sitecore 7 aka Elbrus (hence the image).

I was also thinking about trying different format and migrating off Blogger to Sitecore on Azure. I had to put this project on the back burner, and since they say that content is still the king, I decided to focus on just that, while in the meantime trying to convince myself that changing the theme color from bright red to a less painful one is a good enough facelift.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Sync up Sitecore Search Index Update and HTML cache clear

So you have a presentation control (let’s say a sublayout) that relies on Sitecore.Search APIs to get the data to render (news articles for example). Second ingredient in this recipe is HTML cache that you have enabled for this control. The third ingredient is a dedicated Content Delivery server.

You’ve got yourself a race condition between IndexingProvider and HTML Cache!