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Entries for November 2017

Tutorial: Using the Relationship-Filter 2.0 in 2sxc 9.9

The new RelationshipFilter allows you to find all items, having a relationship - like blog-post with a certain tag, or products which are used by customers of some industry. 

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Nov 27
By: Daniel Mettler

Custom Admin entries in Persona Bar (the easy way)

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I was watching Joe Brinkman's demo on developing MVC modules some time ago, and something caught my attention. The way he was creating an admin entry in the Persona Bar was simple and efficient. I made a mental note of it at the time and today I was ...

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Nov 23
By: Bogdan Litescu

Contributing Your Open Source DNN Project

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It recently occurred to me that some are unsure of the path to contributing their open source extensions. Do you have a module, theme, provider, or some DNN project already in existence that you want to contribute it to the community? If so, what do you do? How do you get started? That’s the subject of this blog entry.

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Nov 21
By: Clint Patterson

3 Months After the Acquisition – My Views on Rejuvenating the Community

DNN Ecosystem

Time flies… It’s been just under 3 months since we announced the acquisition of DNN Corp – but certainly feels like yesterday. In this time – I’ve had the great pleasure to meet an amazing array of passionate community members from all over the world. I feel honored to be a small part of this incredible group of people. We are now 3 months after the acquisition and I’d like to share my view on rejuvenating the community and some next steps for our community.

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Nov 16
By: Andy Tryba

Using the SQL DataSource in 2sxc 9.8

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2sxc 9.8 and Visual Query 2 finally have a most-requested data-source which delivers data-items from SQL.

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Nov 16
By: Daniel Mettler

DNN Has Joined the .NET Foundation

.NET Foundation Logo

The .NET Foundation is an independent organization, by Microsoft, to improve open-source software development and collaboration around the .NET Framework. We are excited to announce that DNN has been accepted into the .NET Foundation.

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Nov 16
By: Will Morgenweck

DNN Unit/Integration Testing - Part 1

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This is an introductory article to guide those who would like to contribute to DNN Platform on how to write tests. In this article, I will explain the structure of the tests in the DNN Platform solution and how to run some/all of the existing tests.

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Nov 15
By: George Alatrash

DNN Automation Testing with F# (ATFS) – Part 3

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In the first two articles, I explained the basics of ATFS and how to use it to run all existing or specific UI tests. In this article, I’ll show you how to write your own UI tests.

Now let's get to the real work of writing our own tests. Let's start with a simple test to check whether a specific text is displayed in at the home page or not. We will to add the test under P1 Community area (folder).

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Nov 15
By: George Alatrash

DNN Automation Testing with F# (ATFS) – Part 2

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This is the second article in a series of articles on how to use the F# automation Framework to write UI tests and WEB API tests.

In the previous article I introduced the ATFS and how to use for testing your own site. In this one, I’ll explain the various configurations elements in the YAML configuration file that controls the written tests. Also, I will walk you through running individual test contexts.

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Nov 15
By: George Alatrash

DNN Automation UI Testing with F# (ATFS) - Part 1

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This is the first article is a series of articles on how to use the F# automation Framework to write UI tests and WEB API tests. This first blog will introduce the framework and how to run it to test your Platform site.

In the previous years DNN has developed a testing framework for automating DNN Platform application testing. The framework uses F# language (which is one of the .NET languages) and utilizes a few other open source libraries for this; of these: Canopy ( and Selenium (

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Nov 15
By: George Alatrash
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