Is your Sitecore Application running slow? Lets speed it up then

Hello Sitecore Enthusiasts! We all love Developing and extending Sitecore CMS not just for the enterprise use that we do in our company, but even to know what sitecore is, how it works, use various Shared Source Module ,to know what some great developers have put up and trying to make some things of your own. Also,…Read more Is your Sitecore Application running slow? Lets speed it up then

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Reading and Writing in Text Files with multiple programs accessing it simultaneously

Challenge: Have you ever faced a problem wherein two processes are accessing the same file, one is reading it and the other one is writing in it and one of them (mostly the reader process) gives error that the file is in use by another process? Well, I faced it multiple times in some small…Read more Reading and Writing in Text Files with multiple programs accessing it simultaneously

Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?

Hello Friends! Have you ever faced a situation wherein your web application running on your production server undergoes a hard crash? Lets say you haven't  seen such an issue, still its better to know what to do in such cases. Concept Understanding: When any application crashes in the Development environment, its easy to understand where…Read more Does your Web Application on Production Servers Crash Unexpectedly?

Differences between SelectSingleItem and GetItem

Sitecore has a very versatile and robust architecture, adding up to many functionalities, and giving results based on some changes, providing advantages in some or the other way. Similar is the case with both these methods--GetItem() and SelectSingleItem() -- about which we are to talk today! Both the methods do the similar task -- to fetch…Read more Differences between SelectSingleItem and GetItem

Differences between GetChildren() and GetDescendants() Methods

While working with Sitecore, a question struck my mind. It was about the two methods of sitecore to fetch its sub-items or children. The question was what is the difference between the two methods and why do we have these two methods separately :(. I was sure of one point, that if these two methods are…Read more Differences between GetChildren() and GetDescendants() Methods

Restrict the Sitecore content authors from uploading a heavy Media Item to Database

Some time back, I wrote an article on finding out from the Database the heavier Media Items. This was to find and notify that they cannot upload  a larger file to the Database as it may affect the performance adversely. To refer to the Article, click here. But as always, its better to be proactive…Read more Restrict the Sitecore content authors from uploading a heavy Media Item to Database

Log Parser Lizard

The previous article we discussed regarding Log Parser. Here, lets have some brief info on Log Parser Lizard. Log Parser is indeed a very powerful tool, but it being command-line, there are some disadvantages as compared to a tool having GUI Support. Again, some geeks love to work with command line, obviously, but then why…Read more Log Parser Lizard