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01 June 2017

Upgrading v rebuilding your Kentico website

Making a decision about whether to upgrade or rebuild your website is a lot like weighing up whether to renovate or rebuild a house. There are pros and cons both ways.

07 March 2017

Kentico sneaky feature: diff your CI XML files with Git

Kentico’s Continuous Integration module is extremely powerful and makes development teams’ lives much easier. But the popular version control system Git presents some issues we need to work around.

01 December 2016

Kentico 10 – Should you upgrade?

Kentico 10 has just been released and we've already upgraded our site. Get Started CTO Andy Thompson shares some of the things he's most excited about in K10.

29 March 2016

Kentico Request Filtering Module

I’ve just released a new module on the Kentico Marketplace that we’ve been quietly wishing existed for quite some time, so I went ahead and built it, then released it hoping it might solve similar issues for others out there!

14 September 2015

Speeding up Kentico Websites with Rackspace CDN and Origin Pull

How to selectively apply a special type of "origin pull" CDN in order to get the performance benefits of a traditional CDN, while still retaining all the advantages of the highly dynamic and flexible Kentico platform

03 September 2015

How not to be shy on stage: Fixing a Kentico 'Gotcha'

Using the Kentico API to insert media files into a Media Library, and a solution to when those items do not appear in the Kentico Staging queue.

31 July 2015

Kentico Website Speed Optimisation Basics

A fast website is no longer a "nice to have", but it's not hard to get Kentico optimised.

10 March 2015

Team Development + Continuous Integration in Kentico

How do we get the the changes we’ve been working on for months integrated smoothly into our live site without breaking it?

14 November 2014

eWay Rapid 3.1 Payment Gateway for Kentico

We have previously published payment gateway modules for the popular eWay payment gateway, however not only have new versions of Kentico been released, but a new version of the eWay API is out too!

03 November 2014

Stripe Payment Gateway for Kentico

Get Started have released a new Stripe Payment Gateway module for free on the Kentico Marketplace.

07 March 2013

Browser Support - Mission Impossible?

Tackling the Prodigious and Near-Impossible Challenge of Cross-Browser and Cross-Platform Testing and Quality Assurance

26 October 2010

Solid Cross-Browser Vector Graphics in Javascript with Raphael

Last week I had the pleasure of attending Web Directions South in Sydney – a conference I’d long heard about but had never had the chance (and good timing) to attend until this year. There were many great presentations there and the one I’d like to introduce you to first is by one brilliant Dmitry Baranovskiy. Dmitry built a javascript library called Raphael which essentially provides a lightweight, cohesive solution for vector graphics across browsers from IE6 onwards, including iPhone and iPad. Why do you care? So. Many. Reasons.