Sitecore Custom Google Map Field

So I’ve playing around with Sitecore CMS lately. For you that don’t know about Sitecore, you could refer to this Link.

In this post, I would like to share how to create a custom field in Sitecore. The idea for this post is, we will create a custom Sitecore’s field, that could set a latitude and longitude value from Google Map. It’ll consist of a textbox control that will hold the longitude and latitude and 2 buttons; set location and clear location. When we click set locationbutton, it’ll open up a popup windows, and you can point to a specific location, whether the clear button will clear our field value.

I found a very great article from Alex Shyba and Adam Conn that will tell you more specific about how we create a custom field in Sitecore, or you always could find a Sitecore’s documentation in Sitecore Developer Network.

So basically, our custom field will look like this

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Here’s the step about how we do this Smile.

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Create Simple Twitter client with .Net for Windows Phone 7

As we know for now on, twitter has becoming a large social network these days. And it’s pretty great if we could develop a twitter client that made by ourselves.

Well, in this post, i will try to explain about how we doing this one. We will try to request a public timeline from twitter, get value from their xml file, store it to our local object and show it to our UI. You could do this one using windows application, WPF, Silverlight or whatever. I will not put any home timeline, mention, etc that required authentication. In handling OAuth with twitter, i will create a new post later.

We will try to create our simple tweet client using Windows Phone 7. Ok, lets start then…

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