Today we're proud to announce the general availability of the Dynamics Connector V2. We've been working hard for the past 6 months to make our Dynamics 365 connector technology faster, more efficient, add even more flexibility, simpler to extend, and quicker to integrate. Of course it still covers everything from version 1. You still get a brilliant CMS (but now Umbraco 8 in ...
ACES partners with Code Wizards
Anybody who knows us understands our commitment to the next generation of engineers / game makers / designers and scientists. We try to talk at as many events as we possibly can to help get more people into the industry in a fullfilling position for them and their future employer. With that aim in mind we've partnered with ACES. ACES are a cross-University body created to ...
Building a media authorization package for Umbraco 8
Umbraco is an amazing CMS. Out of the box you can easily manage who can see private content but all your other assets are assumed available.
We've created a simple package to secure these assets and we're making it available to the community.
Play & Talk - George Osborn of UKIE Interview
We wanted to better understand this weekend's Play and Talk initiative so I sat down (virtually of course!) with George Osborn of UKIE to get his questions answered. Why play and talk? Why is the act of playing together useful? There are lots of great reasons to play and talk, but this week the best reason to do so is to help you, or friends or family, to feel less lonely. ...
Play & Talk Initiative - 20th and 21st June 2020
This weekend we're going to get people talking and playing games. Two things we're passionate about here at Code Wizards. Here's what we want to do this weekend.. Find one hour with friends or family on 20th-21st June Pick the perfect online game Talk safely together in game, on social media or on the phone Why? Over 30% of the population and nearly 51% of 16-24 ye ...
PowerBI - Simple tips to transform your data for powerful information analysis
In my experience using Power BI, but I have come across some pitfalls with ingestion of data from relational databases. The primary issue is around trying to set up the relationships between the different tables to create a star schema to report upon. In this article, I hope to show some tricks I have learned as convention when creating / generating the source data to be ingest ...
10 things you probably didn't know about esports
Esports seems to have just about burst into everybody's lives recently but there's a lot of misunderstandings about what it is and what it isn't.
To help that here's a 2-minute guide to 10 things you probably didn't know about esports.
Show people around without leaving your chair We know that showing people around offices and houses is hard. It takes time to arrange, wastes time for no shows and conversion rates are lower. Instead we have a better way. Give your prospective clients a way to look around themselves but make sure you're on hand to answer questions or even take them on a tour. Our 360 virtu ...
Hackathons - An ex-hackathon student's perspective
To start with, what is a hackathon? A hackathon is usually a programming event, where the participants are given a set time to develop something from scratch, after which they demo it to the rest of the participants and a panel of judges. The categories of the judging are usually set by the event organisers and/or the various sponsors that make the event possible. Depending on ...
Ever wished you could clone yourself?
Ever wished you could clone yourself? Or get some clarity and structure over your work?
For many people, business feels chaotic, unfocused and disorganised... and finding the time to work on the important projects seems almost impossible.
Think back to the last time you were deep in the zone—time flew by and the work flowed through you almost effortlessly. That’s how work should be.
Instead, information is scattered and responsibilities are vague. We try to cut through the chaos with endless meetings and micromanagement, but we just end up with less time and more stress.
For some strange reason, this seems to have become accepted as a normal part of life. It's as if we've somehow come to view chaos as a necessary cost of doing business. But it doesn't have to be that way.
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