I was missing some features and scalability from the built-in InRiver iPMC extension log. Therefore I did an integration that demonstrates how to log events, exceptions and metrics to Azure Application Insights (using it as a supplementary log service).
Usually importing images from a "hot folder" to iPMC would require a scheduled extension. But it can also be made serverless. See my demonstration here.
For a long time, transactional emails have been sent directly from Episerver, by rendering and sending a CMS page as an email. In this post I suggest another approach, where we simply tell SendGrid which template to use and what data to put in the template placeholders.
Since moving to Dubai, I have heard and read a lot about GraphQL as a new model for implementing API's for web and native apps. However, I have not yet seen it applied to Episerver CMS or Commerce. So, for this blog post, I created a small demonstration of a GraphQL API, based on Episerver's Quicksilver sample site. Read about the outcome here.
Last month I switched from Google Analytics to Yandex.Metrika as my analytics suite. In this blog post, I explain why I chose Yandex.Metrika and why I believe it is a great and powerful tool.