Bryan Soltis

Bryan Soltis

Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Architecture Updates

Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Architecture Updates

We’ve made it to Part 4 in my Creating a new MVC site with Kentico 12 series. We started with the world’s most boring site and added some basic content. Next, we added a snazzy design and the new Page Builder functionality, and then some custom widgets and editors. In this final article, I’m going to take our architecture to the next level. So, let’s get started!

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·6 min read
Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Custom Widgets and Inline Editors

Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Custom Widgets and Inline Editors

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that we now have a functioning MVC site with some dynamic content stored in a Kentico installation. We’ve preconfigured the site for widgets, applied a design, and some script bundling. In this article, I’m going to show you how to create a custom widget within your sites and use it in an Editable Area. Let’s get to it!

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·9 min read
Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Adding a Design and the Page Builder

Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Adding a Design and the Page Builder

Welcome back! In Part 1 of the series, I covered creating a VERY basic MVC site and pulling in some Kentico-hosted content. This article is going to keep the party going with applying a design, implementing the new Page Builder functionality, and setting ourselves up for some custom widget development. 

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·9 min read
Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Getting Started

Creating an MVC Widget Showcase Site with Kentico EMS and MVC – Getting Started

With the release of Kentico 12, it’s no secret that adopting MVC architecture is the future for all things Kentico. From the simplest brochure sites to complex integrations, MVC is the recommended approach for any developer working with the platform (have we made that clear enough yet?). In this new blog series, I'll walk you through creating an MVC site using Kentico 12 and document each step.

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·15 min read
Planning Your Transition to Kentico MVC? Hear from a Partner Who Did It

Planning Your Transition to Kentico MVC? Hear from a Partner Who Did It

If you’re like almost every Kentico partner around, you’re wondering what to do about MVC. You’ve heard it’s a big deal. You know it’s the future. You’ve maybe even read about the benefits of moving your development to it. But where do you even begin?

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·5 min read
How MVC Development with Kentico 12 Will Help Your Business

How MVC Development with Kentico 12 Will Help Your Business

You’ve heard that MVC is the future. You’ve heard about all the great MVC functionality coming in Kentico 12. Your CTO tells you any other technology is just pointless. But what are the real benefits of using MVC for your business? In this article, I’m going to give you five big reasons why you need to start thinking of when and how you’re going to start using MVC for your Kentico projects.

By Bryan Soltis in MVC
·6 min read
Hosting the Kentico Cloud .NET Boilerplate on a Raspberry Pi with Docker

Hosting the Kentico Cloud .NET Boilerplate on a Raspberry Pi with Docker

Who doesn’t love flexibility? From programming to juggling chainsaws, the ability to adapt to any situation is always a welcome capability. Enter .NET Core, Docker, and Kentico Cloud. Each of these are extremely capable components of a flexible architecture developers can use to build some amazing solutions. Don’t believe me? Let me show you how…

By Bryan Soltis in Kentico
·5 min read
Transforming URLs with Kentico EMS

Transforming URLs with Kentico EMS

When it comes to the web, SEO is everything. If people can’t find your content, then you’re pretty much wasting your time. Making sure your URLs are properly formatted and optimized are an essential step to ensuring your content is easily found. In this article, I’ll show you how to leverage global event handlers to transform your URLs into SEO-friendly values.

By Bryan Soltis in Kentico
·3 min read
Translating Content with Kentico Cloud and Azure

Translating Content with Kentico Cloud and Azure

Automation can go a long way in making a developer's life easier. When it comes to content, the less to deal with, the better! Let me show you how to automate translation with Kentico Cloud.

By Bryan Soltis in Kentico
·5 min read
GDPR: 4 Key Questions to Ask Your CMS Vendor

GDPR: 4 Key Questions to Ask Your CMS Vendor

By now, the term GDPR is probably sending shivers down your spine and keeping you up at night. It’s kind of a big deal. Here are some key questions to ask about your CMS vendor that will help get your sites on the up and up, and keep your legal fees down.

By Bryan Soltis in GDPR
·5 min read
Building a Kentico News Android app with the Kentico Cloud Delivery JavaRX SDK

Building a Kentico News Android app with the Kentico Cloud Delivery JavaRX SDK

Our Community team is hard at work, producing new SDKs for Kentico Cloud for all types of platforms. Recently, we launched our new Kentico Cloud Delivery JavaRx SDK, enabling Java and Android developers to easily integrate Kentico Cloud into their apps. In this article, I’ll take a closer look at the SDK and sample projects to help you get started with these new GitHub projects.

By Bryan Soltis in Kentico
·8 min read
Azure Performance Solutions – Part 2

Azure Performance Solutions – Part 2

Welcome back. I trust you’ve had chance to assimilate the information offered in part 1 and that you feel more prepared to tackle diagnosing the causes of performance issues in Azure. In this article, I want to give you more concrete examples of exactly how you can go about fixing your performance woes.

By Bryan Soltis in Cloud
·8 min read
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