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Announcing release of Blend.Optimizely, a collection of helpful utilities for Optimizely CMS 12 sites from the development team at Blend.
Blend’s Bob Davidson Named One of the Best: Optimizely OMVP
Blend Interactive is excited to recognize Bob Davidson for his selection as one of 2022’s OMVP (Optimizely Most Valuable Professional) developers.
Optimizely Release Notes — January / February 2022
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in January and February 2022.
Content References in XhtmlString Properties
XHtmlString properties are more than just HTML, they include HTML, internal links to content, embedded blocks, personalization, and more. Blend's Director of Development Bob Davidson takes a brief look at the internals of XhtmlString properties and the fragments that make them.
Multitenant Episerver Sites on IIS Express
IIS Express allows for fast, license-free local development. But, it has its downsides as well. Blend's Director of Development Bob Davidson explains how to navigate IIS Express in order to bind multiple Episerver sites and languages in this Coding with Bob video.
Optimizely Release Notes — November / December 2021
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in November and December 2021.
Integrating Azure AD with Optimizely CMS 12
Blend's Director of Development Bob Davidson talks through how Optimizely integrates with Azure Active Directory after the introduction of Optimizely CMS 12.
Optimizely Release Notes — September / October 2021
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in September and October 2021.
Optimizely Release Notes — June / July / August 2021
The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely’s products in June, July, and August 2021.
Coding with Bob: Building an Episerver Site from Scratch - Part 1
While most new developers tend to learn on the job through maintenance projects, Blend believes that there's a lot of value in learning how to spin a site up from scratch. This Coding with Bob video provides some guidance on how to do just that.
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The Web Project Guide
A phase-by-phase look at the web design and development process, providing context to each step.
Coding with Bob
A YouTube series by our director of development, focusing on .NET coding and Optimizely development.
A blog about content strategy, information architecture, and understanding user needs.