TCDL-Basics II : Understanding Tridion Custom Web Controls

The way any custom web control is developed in Asp.Net, same way Tridion has few custom webcontrols to offer . An understanding of these Custom Web Controls will help gain more control over developing Tridion Templates . They  are  built with a rich set of features that provides greater control over linking , Taxonomies , displaying … More TCDL-Basics II : Understanding Tridion Custom Web Controls

TCDL – Tridion Content Delivery Language – Basics I

The final HTML rendered by the browser has links to images, other internal/external pages , besides other functionalities in the standard HTML format such as anchor tags used to represent links. However, The Links ( links to Pages, MultimediaItems, Components ) created within Tridion Content Manager are in there own language which must be processed … More TCDL – Tridion Content Delivery Language – Basics I

Creating User Defined Classes in C# Code Fragment

Let’s see how we write classes in a C# Code fragment ( C# TBB ) and how these classes behave when we save/invoke  the TBB. Let’s get movin’… Classes are defined inside a C# Code Fragment  using the construct: <%! %>. This USER defined class is placed as NESTED CLASS of the PREDEFINED CLASS created by Tridion when … More Creating User Defined Classes in C# Code Fragment

Creating a .Net Assembly

Having done with few basic implementations in Tridion like Dreamweaver templating, C# TBBs , I felt the need to move on to develop more sophisticated solutions for my project needs and have more control over customization , What Item gets added to Package, Make changes to the very special Output item, call different utilities/routine functions to … More Creating a .Net Assembly

Reading Component Field Values in .Net Assemblies, C# TBBs Using TOM.NET API

Below you can find a plethora of ways to read your Component field values in C# TBB or while  developing .Net Assemblies. Before starting, note the different ways of getting a Component in C# TBB and in .Net Assemblies : // Normally use below line in .Net Assemblies // the componentURI can be either the … More Reading Component Field Values in .Net Assemblies, C# TBBs Using TOM.NET API