About Curlette

Robert Curlette is a Tridion Freelance Consultant and enjoys helping customers and partners be successful in their Tridion projects.  Often this involves teaching and coaching developers – and showing them that the best solution is often simple and right in front of them.

Past work examples:

  • Teaching the official SDL Technical training track at SDL training center in Amsterdam and at customers
  • Improve Tridion Multimedia restrictions with file sizes, limiting large uploads,  using Event System code
  • Coach Java developer in learning Tridion CD API to develop a Custom Deployer to publish media to S3 and JSON to MongoDB
  • Write Tridion Razor templates to publish HTML website
  • Develop export / import tool for Excel and Tridion to manage translations

Sharing with the community:

SDL Tridion services in:

  • Tridion solution design (Blueprint design, Schema design, Template strategy)
  • Tridion architecture (Publishing models, integrations)
  • Tridion automation (Event System, GUI Extensions, Core Service)
  • Tridion template programming (DD4T, Razor, DWT, XSLT, VBScript)
  • Tridion teaching, and is a regular instructor for SDL Tridion customers and partners

Robert works well in remote situations where he uses join.me, WebEx, Skype, etc to share his screen and voice with the participants.  With his instructional background it is comfortable to work remotely with clients explaining to them the solutions developed.  He is based in Europe and regularly travels to European customers.  During the past 14 years Robert has worked on more than 30 large implementations, recently as a Tridion Architect and Developer.

Email:   robert at yabolka.com
Twitter:  @robrtc
Robert Curlette
GitHub page

In Tridion specializations:

  • Upgrading Tridion to help bring new possibilities to developers and users
  • Teaching developers how to program in Tridion – from Templates to GUI Extensions, Broker, and Event System
  • Customizing the Tridion GUI for making the content update process more efficient
  • Automating integration using the Event System
  • Writing templates with the Razor Mediator to upgrade templates to work with .NET 4 and Tridion 2011
  • DD4T projects using ASP.NET MVC
  • Coaching developers in Tridion to help them improve their skills

Personally, if you follow the tea leaves you will probably find Robert with his ever growing collection of Green and Herbal teas. My recent favorite is a Rose tea from Bulgaria.  He is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and currently live in Sofia, Bulgaria after living in Amsterdam, Netherlands for 9 years.

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