Today, when we talk about modern software application development, its quite obvious that using Inversion of Control (IoC) design principle is a must have. Having ability to change dependencies of the component without changing the component itself is very important for any kind of application I think. When you creating a Sitecore website you still … Continue reading Inversion of Control and dependency management with Sitecore configuration factory
Sitecore ContentSearch API is a rather powerful functionality that gives you pretty much unlimited capabilities in retrieving sets of items in your Sitecore installation using Lucene or SOLR search engines which Sitecore currently supports. Using Fortis framework in your Sitecore solution gives you auto-generated model (using TDS or any other way of to generate it) … Continue reading Fortis & Sitecore Tutorial 3 – using Sitecore ContentSearch API
Let's continue... Today will demonstrate a simple and convenient way of implementing Sitecore renderings which Fortis provides out of the box. The latest Fortis version is built to support Sitecore MVC rendering types. View Renderings Controller Renderings You are more than welcome to organize your razor views the usual way, but in the demo solution … Continue reading Fortis & Sitecore Tutorial 2 – Renderings
I feel like I have to do this. I am going to create set of tutorials about using Fortis framework together with Sitecore. Will walk you through how to create a site using it and show how Fortis makes developers life easier. I have suggested several people to try using it but they complained about … Continue reading Fortis & Sitecore Tutorial 1 – Setting up.
I know, I am being annoying about this, but today I'm gonna share more tests. In order to keep this constructive I will attach code that I have been using for my measurements. So I created a solution which you can find here https://github.com/vhil/fortis-vs-glass-testground. It uses same sitecore instance and both Glass and Fortis were installed there. … Continue reading Fortis vs Glass.Mapper (part 3)
Will add more performance test results today between Fortis, Glass.Mapper and plain Sitecore API for most common operations with Sitecore items. Will probably start from results and then explain them below. Tests were executed on the same Sitecore master database on 100000 items of same "Content Page" template. Get Item - here I have been using … Continue reading Fortis vs Glass.Mapper (part 2)
Today, if I start googling on how to map Sitecore temlates to .net classes I will definitely find Glass.Mapper framework at the very top of the search. It has become a standard now - if you are planning a big Sitecore implementation you definitely need to use Glass.Mapper. But is that the best tool for solving these … Continue reading Fortis vs Glass.Mapper (part 1)