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Unit-testing devices and layouts with Sitecore.FakeDb

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After writing a few extension methods that checked whether a Sitecore Item had a layout for the default device or any device, I wondered if I could use the Sitecore.FakeDb library to unit-test these extension methods and provide some much needed code coverage for a project i’m working on. As most people do, I quickly did a few google searches and I was shocked, I couldn’t find any...

Deliver faster with the Fluent ContentSearch Library

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With the Sitecore 7 release, Sitecore introduced the ContentSearch API to improve developer’s lives by providing a familiar LINQ abstraction on top of Lucene and SOLR. This allowed developers to develop against a single API that could work with any search provider, all while using LINQ’s very, very likable API. While the ContentSearch API provides the abstraction over the search...

Sitecore Cache Extensions

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Months ago, I wrote a helix-based module for caching within Sitecore that allowed developers to add configuration-based caches to their projects in a unit-testable way. Without a proper introduction, the module didn’t receive much fanfare… bummer. So, here goes… Introducing the Sitecore Cache Extensions The Sitecore Cache Extensions is a helix-based module that provides a...

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