Blog entries posted during 2009

EPiServer CMS 5 R2 in Visual Studio 2010

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

In the beginning of 2008 I posted a blog about getting the Visual Studio integration built for VS 2005 worging in VS 2008 . Now that VS 2010 is in beta status it’s time for another one. Here’s what you need to do to make the Visual Studio tools fo... [ Read full article ]

27 May 2009  7 Comments


Page Type Tool - Strongly Typed Properties

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

There has been quite some buzz in the “EPiSphere” around the property framework lately. It turns out that a lot of smart people has spent time on finding the way to strongly typed properties in EPiServer…. and so have I. Back in March I posted the... [ Read full article ]

23 May 2009  12 Comments


EPiServer CMS 5 R2 SP2 RC

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

We are continuously doing maintenance work on existing releases to avoid building up a bug backlog. We now have ~ 115 bugs that has been fixed for CMS 5 R2 that we want to make available for our customers in the SP2 release. For the first time we... [ Read full article ]

22 May 2009  0 Comments


Statistics log about to be obsoleted

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

This post is to notify the EPiServer developer community about planned changes to the Statistics log that’s been part of EPiServer CMS since 4.50. The statistics log functionality contained in the EPiServer.LogService.exe, EPiServer.Log.Core.dll a... [ Read full article ]

29 April 2009  5 Comments


Planned breaking changes in CMS 5 R3

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

I have been focusing a lot on change control lately to improve the upgrade experience for our customers and partner developers. One part of this is to trap binary breaking changes automatically. For this I have added a custom tool (MSBuild task) t... [ Read full article ]

13 March 2009  3 Comments


PageType Inheritance

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

I have  been spending some late nights on a tool for providing inheritance like relations between PageTypes. PageType inheritance is one of the most frequent requests from the EPiServer developer community that’s been around… well basically...... [ Read full article ]

10 March 2009  13 Comments


When a UI needs a cheat sheet

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

Being the janitor of our source code repository (Team Foundation Server 2008), I run into the conflict resolution dialog quite frequently. When resolving one item at a time you will be presented with the options to Merge changes for me Merge chang... [ Read full article ]

17 February 2009  1 Comments


Module installation for R2 SP1

by: Fredrik Tjärnberg

If you are creating modules for EPiServer CMS and been adopting your module for R2 SP1 you have probably noticed that there has been a few changes in terms of  deployment in the latest release. Moved PowerShell CmdLets The most significant change ... [ Read full article ]

11 February 2009  1 Comments

EPiTrace logger