Once in a while I see people using code to directly access the MCMS database. Today I found a blog from Chester who wrote a module to do this. Unfortunatelly direct access to the MCMS database without using the MCMS publishing API breaks the Microsoft Support Boundaries for MCMS. With other words: if you are not […]
I previously wrote an article that discussed an issue that can occur if an IFRAME is part of the MCMS page. Today Angus pointed me to another issue that can occur if you need to display an MCMS site in an IFRAME of another site. For presentation mode there are no problems but as soon […]
This was the first time that I got a full impression about what can be done with MCMS.Rapid. Actually this is really a great product filling many of the feature gaps MCMS has out of the box. The most interesting thing I saw was the SharePoint Webpart like modeling of templates. No VS.NET and no […]
Today I have uploaded the latest version of the MCMS 2002 FAQ to the Microsoft Website. Here are the links to access the FAQ: Html Version CHM Version (perfect as offline version)
MCMS context objects are not really designed for long running scenarios. Usually long running application need to take care on releasing unused resources and do housekeeping. Unfortunatelly MCMS context objects do not have such features implemented. Allocated resources are only released when the MCMS context is destroyed. From a historical point of view this is […]
A new MCMS article is live on MSDN: Enabling SSL Protection on MCMS Sites Complete list of all available Articles, Whitepapers and other useful stuff can be found here.
Through Angus I just got pointed to Blogmap which allows you to see where individual bloggers are geographically located. Would you like to see where I’m located and who else in my area is blogging? Then have a look here:
A common problem is that a resource gallery items might be deleted which is still being used in some postings. On the live site this will cause broken images and/or attachments and during authoring non-Administrators will see an error message. To resolve this problem all links to the deleted resource gallery items have to be […]
I just took the chance to place a preorder for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood-Prince, the new Harry Potter book which will become available in July. Nice tidbit: they offer 40% savings on preorders!
Guy Barrette, a Business Architect in the Microsoft Team at Nurun in Montreal, a Microsoft Regional Director for the Montreal region and an MVP for ASP/ASP.NET reviews Building Websites with Microsoft Content Management Server on Universal Thread Magazine! Here’s a snippet of the review: “This is the perfect book to learn MCMS. The writing style […]
Building Websites with Microsoft Content Management Server has made it to the list of nominees for the .NETDJ Reader’s Choice Award 2005! Cast your Vote here!
Two new MCMS articles are live on MSDN: Inside MCMS: How Content Management Server 2002 Processes Pages Setting Up a Shared Development Environment in MCMS 2002