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Entries for April 2014

ASP.NET File Change Notifications and DNN

Recently we decided to upgrade a few servers that were part of our web infrastructure. The old servers were originally purchased in 2009 and had been used extensively for various production web properties, and after years of service packs the system ... Continue Reading »
Apr 30
By: Shaun Walker

Awesome Pull Request received? Merge it in!

So, you’re a developer or coordinator on a codeplex project. And while you where working on some brilliant new feature, another developer tumbled over a minor glitch in your code. Since he read my previous post on how to contribute to a codeple... Continue Reading »
Apr 29
By: Stefan Kamphuis

DNN Forge Gets A Facelift

I am happy to announce that we recently deployed a new set of improvements to the DNN Forge which are focused on simplifying and making the service more flexible for members of our community. The new enhancements provide a simplified workflow for registering extensions, more control over the ongoing management of extensions, and better integration with Github. Continue Reading »
Apr 29
By: Shaun Walker

How to join the cool Git Guys

Using Git is one of those things I’ve been postponing for ages. At 40Fingers (and pretty much all other projects I’m involved in) we’re using SVN as our versioning system. I know how it works, it does what I need it to do, so why bother? Well, because everybody around me seems to be leaving SVN for Git and they can’t ALL be wrong, right? Continue Reading »
Apr 24
By: Stefan Kamphuis

Moving a DNN Install to Microsoft Azure Websites

In this post, I'll cover how to take an existing DNN installation, and move it into Microsoft Azure Websites.  This is suitable for anyone running a DNN install - Azure Websites gives great features at a low price with a simple install. Continue Reading »
Apr 23
By: Bruce Chapman

Observations on DNN authentication

About a year ago I’ve taken over as webmaster of my local paragliding club (100-150 members). The old site was made in classic asp and consisted of hundreds of files of code. The old webmaster realized he was on a dead end and looked for someone able... Continue Reading »
Apr 21
By: Peter Donker

No "Heartbleed" for DNN

The "Heartbleed" security issue has received a significant amount of attention recently. This is a serious security issue which affects users of OpenSSL. We've received a few emails from user's asking if DNN is potentially effected, so we thought tha... Continue Reading »
Apr 14
By: cathal connolly

Launching a DNN Microsoft Azure Website

In my previous post, I explained how to easily create a DNN site using Microsoft Azure Websites.   I hope you followed along and have a shiny new Azure Website ready to go.  In this post, I’m going to explain how you get that sit... Continue Reading »
Apr 11
By: Bruce Chapman

Third Time's The Charm for Microsoft and Open Source?

Last week at the BUILD conference in San Francisco, Microsoft made a surprise announcement that they have created a new .NET Foundation. The stated goal of the new foundation is to be an independent forum to foster open development and collaboration ... Continue Reading »
Apr 07
By: Shaun Walker


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