Sitecore Developer

Nick Allen

Nick is a Senior Technical Architect at Valtech UK, four time Sitecore technical MVP and has been working with Sitecore since 2007. Nick has enjoyed challenging the boundaries of Sitecore and is currently exploring ideas around Sitecore XP at Scale. Nick has always been a keen member of the Sitecore community in the UK and Canada, attending, speaking at and organizing user groups and can be found online at @sitecoretweet and

My Insights

Sitecore & Xamarin for Mobile Apps

A huge moment for the internet occurred in October 2016, StatCounter reported for the first time that more users around the world accessed the internet through their mobile devices than their desktop computers. No one was surprised. We all knew it and the respective wave of demand for mobile app experiences that go beyond the responsive site was coming. As developers and architects, we need to be prepared to deliver on the promise of the mobile web on a Sitecore technology stack. This article explains the technical foundations you need to understand to get started and explores some of the possibilities that Sitecore, the Sitecore mobile SDK and Xamarin bring to the table.

November 20, 2017

Using Shibboleth SSO for a Sitecore intranet experience

When I first encountered the scenario of getting Shibboleth to work with Sitecore, I started hitting up the Google pretty hard. I had done a lot of Windows-based SSO before but Shibboleth wasn’t something I was used to. This is what I found with “Sitecore Shibboleth”:

April 20, 2017

Sitecore FXM: How to use page filters and placeholders

A closer look at the Sitecore Federated Experience Manager (FXM) introduced in Sitecore 8.0.

June 02, 2016