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Cambrian First Look - New Features Module (Pt 2)

In my previous Blog I introduced the new Features Modules which will be part of the initial Cambrian release.  This module consolidates the management of all DotNetNuke extensions (or Features).  In this blog I will show the new installer at work.

As with the Module Definitions module the new Features module includes an Action that allows you to Install a new Feature.

If you clcik on the "Install New Feature" action you will launch the new "Install" wizard.  This wizard was introduced in v4.6 as a means of installing the new Authentication Services, but is now used for all Features.

In this first screen which is similar to the old Module/Skin upload page you can use the browse button to locate the package you want to install.  When you have located it click next to proceed to the next step.  Note.  When you click Next the zip package is unzipped to a temporary location and the manifest file is loaded.  If there are any errors, a log will displayed and you will not be able to continue.

The next step in the Wizard displays the information about the package.  In this example I am installing the default DNN-Blue Skin package.  The information on this screen has not been finalised yet.  For example we will probably add the ability for developers to include Company/Contact information.

The third screen in the Wizard will display the Release Notes for the Package.  What is included here is entirely at the discretion of the developer, but in the example of a DotnetNuke Module project the relesae notes could be the list of Gemini issues fixed.

The fourth screen in the Wizard displays the License (EULA) and requires the user to accept the license.

Note - if you click Next without accepting the license the "red" Validation text will be displayed.

Finally when you click the Next button the package will install and the Installation Log will be displayed.

Note. In this example the log was so long that I have just dispaayed the top and the bottom of the screen.

The same process will happen whatever feature you install.  In the next part of this series I will dive more into the mechanics of the new "Feature" system.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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