If you want to build useful software, use it
Building a pure serverless CDN with image processing in AWS using the Serverless framework, Cloudfront, Lambda and S3
Implementing an abstracted method of CRUD operations with GraphQL, Entity Framework Core and JSON Patch
Overcoming an issue with indexing lists of data on Azure Search
Before we discovered the Helix framework developed by Sitecore our projects were disorganised, to say the least. We had no real guideline to follow when building out our solutions. Helix changed that.
The prerequisites for installing Sitecore 9 using SIF are *technically* detailed in the installation guide. However it's a bit obscure. Here's a summarised list of additional packages that need to be installed to run the SIF installation tool for Sitecore 9.
All Sitecore documentation directs users to use the SIF or SIF-less tools to install Sitecore.
As developers, learning is part of our job, rarely are we faced with a problem where the solution is obvious and straightforward. Understanding the problem is a learning in itself.
I work for a digital agency - Deepend. We primarily build and maintain content managed websites for clients. We are platform and technology agnostic meaning we deal with a lot of different programming languages, operating systems and databases. That's great for me because it gives me the freedom to play with a whole assortment of toys.