Creating an External Login Store for ASP.NET Identity for Umbraco

I recently published the Azure Table Storage External Login Store for ASP.NET Identity for Umbraco. As the name implies, it is an external login store for ASP.NET Identity for Umbraco. ASP.NET Identity for Umbraco is a package that allows the use of ASP.Net Identity to work with Umbraco members. This also means we can take advantage of OWIN middleware to external authentication using OAuth.…

Migrating a database from Azure SQL Database to SQL Server 2008 R2

This is fairly simple, but most searches turn up info on migrating to Azure SQL Database and not to SQL Server. Besides having access to the Azure SQL Database and a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance, this requires the latest SQL Server Management Studio (I’m using SQL Server 2014 Management Studio).…

This blog now uses Articulate for Umbraco

I have updated this site to use the Articulate blogging package for Umbraco 7. My old site was just using Umbraco with a simple Document Type for creating blog posts. I had the intention of building my own blog platform for Umbraco -- but that was before Articulate was released. Articulate was created by Umbraco HQ member Shannon Deminick.…

Welcome to my new site

Welcome to my new site

I've decided to take the beta release of Umbraco 7 as an opportunity to rebuild this site. The old site didn't really have much of value so I am starting with a complete clean slate. As I am also in the process of rebuilding the website for my non-profit organization (in addition to my regular hectic work and non-work activities), I will probably not have too much time to devote to coding this site.…