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Where have I been for the past 6 years?

Posted in   Umbraco ,   Business

Forgive me, but apparently its been nearly 6 years since my last post! I have no idea how that happened but a series of events have lead me back to this place and I want to try my best to start posting again on a more regular basis.…

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Reset Git Branch to undo a pull or a merge

Posted in   Development #Git

This is more a note to myself put here in case anyone searching for the same solution might find it useful. Yesterday I pulled a remote into the wrong local branch and couldn't find a way to reset the branch again to undo my mistake. Fire up your chosen command prompt, which for me is currently the Console2 Command Prompt and enter the following command. [code]git reset --hard ORIG_HEAD[/code] This solution is suitable for undoing a pull or a merge. Full details on the git-reset Manual Page. I still find Git a bit harder to master than Mercurial so I can see me adding a few more short posts on here for my own future reference.…

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Umbraco Contour - Failed to save form

Posted in   Umbraco

I recently had to build a pretty sizeable form with approximately 65 fields. I created the form and performed the initial save with no issues however on returning to edit the form or creating a new…

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I am a sucker for a good looking GUI so when an opportunity presents itself to try and improve my workspace to make it more easy on the eye I will generally take it up. Recently I read a post by Scott Hanselman 'Console2 - A Better Windows Command Prompt' and I immediately got myself over to SourceForge to download a copy of Console2 for myself. The project describes itself as "a Windows console window enhancement. Console features include: multiple tabs, text editor-like text selection, different background types, alpha and color-key transparency, configurable font, different window styles". I'm not going to cover how to configure your instance of the Console because Scott's post already does a very good job of this, however, what I do want to share with you is my own configuration and how I have made it a bit more useful for me. First of…

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