Securing Media In Umbraco

This is about securing files in the media section in Umbraco CMS (v7.5.x). There are more than one approach to accomplish this. In this article we will take advantage of the URL routing in ASP.NET MVC to route media to a custom controller. In short we will: Create a member group and a member that will be a member of this group. Extend the File and Folder media types with a Member Group Picker property. Read more…

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Remote Control Using HTML5 WebSockets

Here´s a little sunday PoC I wanted to share with you: remote control a presentation using HTML5 web sockets. Ingredients: Swipe JavaScript touch slider. Microsoft.WebSockets NuGet package. Even if it´s not actively developed and only works with Windows 8 or higher. Some lines of vanilla JavaScript and C# 😉 Client-side The client (index.html) is just some vanilla JavaScript, setting up the Swipe component, wire up events, handle progress bar and setup the WebSocket. Here´s a go-thrue of Read more…