CPU Load Gadget for EPiServer CMS July CTP

The new EPiServer CMS Shell framework allows you to create any kind of fancy Gadgets that will be shown in the Site Center part of EPiServer CMS (the July CTP release). After playing around with this for a couple of hours (great fun!!), I found some parts I missed, like the possibility to separate my Gadgets in a module package and some simple auto refresh functions. This blog is a walk through, describing how to create your first Gadget separated from the standard Views. I can also serve as ... [ Read full article ]

08 July 2009  1 Comments

PDC impact on Product Development

The Microsoft PCD 2008 is taking place this week. After USA and Canada, Sweden have most attendances in the world on this huge Microsoft event. And EPiServer are really focusing on this. By send 15 people we are the one company sending most employees from Sweden. People walk up to us and wonder who we are - the guys with the EPiServer t-shirts. That's good marketing.   The PDC give us inspiration and knowledge of the future Because almost all of our products are based on Microsoft technology,... [ Read full article ]

30 October 2008  5 Comments


Estimate time when migrating to EPiServer CMS 5

When you try to migrate a site from EPiServer CMS 4 to 5 you will have some challenges ahead of you. Besides the obvious steps - to upgrade to 4.62, to setup a new CMS 5 and to move data - you will need to rewrite parts of the code in the project. That is rewrite templates, Custom Property types, Plug-ins, features and so on. And before this, someone will probably ask you to make an estimate of what time to spend on code migration. But how long is a rope?   Above: An example of a version 4... [ Read full article ]

13 December 2007  1 Comments

45 hps or 200 hps with Http Cache - on a laptop

I was preparing myself for a customer meeting, focusing on performance in EPiServer CMS 5. I got some interesting figures out of the test that could be of interest. Without the HTML Cache, the site was able to deliver 40-50 hps (hits per second), with the Html Cache it could handle 200 hps!!! The database only contained 339 pages and the site was clean and simple. The result though, still gives a hint of the power in EPiServer CMS 5.   Without Http Cache - 45 hps The Http Cache was turned of ... [ Read full article ]

20 November 2007  0 Comments

Two exiting days in Oslo

I have spent two existing days in Oslo, Norway. On the first day I attended the much appreciated Techforum at Chateau Neuf .  EPiServer CMS 5 was described from several angels; new features, migration from version 4 and performance issues. On the second day we had a Round Table Meeting with some selected Partners in Norway discussing the past expericense, the current market need and future needs.   Day one The Techforum was this time taking place at the place of youth, at the center of the... [ Read full article ]

15 November 2007  0 Comments

Roger Wirz

About me

I was born 1964. I live with my wife and my two children in Upplands Väsby north of Stockholm.

I started to work at EPiServer AB (ElektroPost) 1998 as Project Leader and I am today working with Product Management.



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