I have spent way to much time trying to set up code package deployment when using TeamCity together with Octopus deploy. Read this to avoid following my path to failure :-). Well, not complete failure, I did learn some new things about both PowerShell and Octopus... Update: "DXC-S" is now known as " Episerver DXP" … Continue reading (Trying to do) Code package deployment to Episerver DXC-S
Episerver recently released an API that allows partners and customers to automate deployment to DXC-S environments. If using this API you no longer need the manual process of logging in to the DXC-S portal and starting a deploy. The API also makes it possible to deploy directly to Pre-production or Production environments. Update: "DXC-S" is now … Continue reading Deployments to DXC-S using API with Octopus Deploy
The "Content output cache" is strangely enough a basically undocumented feature of Episerver CMS. It's strange, because the content output cache can be a simple way to really speed up your site. I will not go into details about how to set up Content output cache in this article. Instead I'll show a way to let … Continue reading Let Episerver editors control the output cache
This article shows how to automate scaling of Azure resources. I'm using this myself to save money by scaling down test- and development environments on nights and weekends, when they are not used anyway. I'm using Azure Automation and Powershell Runbooks for these tasks.1. Create an Automation accountStart by creating an Azure Automation account. Select "Create Azure … Continue reading Use Azure Automation to scale you Azure resources.
The Image point editor for Optimizely/Episerver CMS can be used together with the Picture helpers in PictureRenderer.Optimizely or ImageProcessor.Web.Episerver to control the cropping of images. If showing the same image in different height and width on your site, you might want to control how the image is cropped. Let's say you are showing super cool, … Continue reading Control the cropping of your images with a focal point