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About Jacques van der Hoven

Jacques van der Hoven is the CEO at Nedoweb, he has a passion for Technology and Business with 20 years in Information Technology of which 15 years have been in the management of IT projects and innovative thinking. With a keen eye for spotting infrastructure, development and management pitfalls, world class companies, such as XPO Logistics, OAKLEAF Waste Management, Microsoft, TechData, The Dominion of Canada and Sygnia Asset Management, have trusted his knowledge, experience, work ethic, and solutions orientated thinking. He has lived abroad for 3 years in the early 2000's but now resides in the Cape Town area in South Africa.

Running AspNet Core webapi app with dotnet CLI command options ‘watch’ and ‘run’ redirects from HTTP to HTTPS

I'm busing working on a new application for a local South African company and one of the first steps is to fire up a new AspNetCore webapi app. The basic command for doing this using the DotNet CLI is no [...]

By | July 3rd, 2018|Development, DotNet Core|0 Comments

Sitefinity Custom Configuration Section in Advanced Settings

For the most part we normally like to keep our application settings in the web.config file nicely stashed away under the appSettings node. But, a change to any of these settings will restart the application, which in most cases is [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sitefinity API CreateDataItem for Child Dynamic Content Items Creates ContentLifecycleStatus.Live Item with Null System Parent ID

If you're working with Dynamic Modules in Sitefinity and creating your own MVC based custom widgets for these modules then you may be facing a problem where when you use the API to create a child Dynamic Content item for [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sitefinity Forms paragraph field not applying Bootstrap styling

This is a problem I noticed one or two versions back in Sitefinity where if you create a form and drop a number of fields on the form they correctly make use of the Bootstrap classes (if Bootstrap is the [...]

Copying files from OneDrive to OneDrive for Business

Ever been stuck with Gigabytes worth of data on your OneDrive account that you wanted to move to OneDrive for Business without having to first synchronise both on your desktop? For a long time now I've been stuck with a [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 3

In the previous post 'How to create a Sitefinity page - part 2' we created a form with a number of fields that make up a typical contact form. In part 1 of this series we created a page with [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|How To, Sitefinity|0 Comments

How To: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 2

In the previous post 'how to create a Sitefinity CMS page - part 1' we started by creating a simple Sitefinity CMS 'Contact Us' page that had the following basic properties: A page name of Contact Us A URL in the [...]

How To: Create a Sitefinity CMS Page – Part 1

Of all the CMSs that I've worked with, Sitefinity CMS is hands down the most user friendly CMS when it comes to managing content. In this post I'm going to show you how easy it is to create a Sitefinity [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|How To, Sitefinity|0 Comments

When Web Developers Don’t Deliver and the Project Goes South

A common affliction amongst small and medium size enterprises, and sadly even some larger ones, is a tendency to try and cut costs to get web and software projects done cheaply. Knowing what the current world economic climate is you might [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Common Pitfalls, Knowledge Sharing|0 Comments

New Ideas with a Lack of Research and an Inadequate Budget

This is probably the biggest mistake internet entrepreneurs make and we've seen it all too often! First off, there are literally millions of websites and mobile applications actively used around the world today so there's a fair chance that you're [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Common Pitfalls, Knowledge Sharing|0 Comments
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