If you missed out on CodeGarden 2010 this year then you definitely missed one heck of a conference! If you want to find out about the data type I presented during the Umbraco packages competition, this post is for you!
Using Examine to index and search with ANY data source.
Logging errors is always a good idea, Umbraco's Log Helper is a great way to add your own custom errors into the UmbracoTracelog.txt file.
Multi-node tree picker source code from CodeGarden 2010
Creating code-behind files for Umbraco templates
Umbraco 4.1 Benchmarks Part 1 (Do Over)
Umbraco 4.1 Benchmarks Part 2 (Back Office Database Queries)
Umbraco Contour is a great package, but a common challenge is how do you regionalise fields and labels such as phone numbers with appropriate validation messages? Find out how here!
Have you ever wondered about the structure of Umbraco 4.1's database? Here is a complete Umbraco database diagram complete with database constraints, indexes and keys.
Examine slide deck for CodeGarden 2010
Examine demo site source code from Codegarden 2010
Upgrading to Umbraco 4