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DotNetNuke Modules – Registering Your Module

Yesterday, we used the DotNetNuke template to create a skeleton module and it’s supporting files. Today, we want to get those modules registered into our Visual Studio copy of DotNetNuke so that as we develop the modules, we can see and test the changes we make.… Read the rest

DotNetNuke Modules – Creating Base Modules

Now that we have DotNetNuke installed into Visual Studio we can go ahead and create our first modules. Actually, creating the modules is pretty simple. But it is even easier to do it wrong, which is why you need to read this post.… Read the rest

DotNetNuke Modules – Foundational Concepts

There are two design patterns that DotNetNuke relies on heavily, not just in the core code, but in any module you might develop.

The first is a three tiered architecture, or more appropriately a three layer architecture.  The second is the use of the Provider model. … Read the rest

Modify a DNN Module without touching the ASCX

What do you do when you get a module for DotNetNuke, either one that comes with it, or one that you obtain from a third party, and you want to change the presentation layer?

Creating DNN Modules – The Tools

As with any endeavor, having the proper tools makes all the difference when creating a DotNetNuke modules.  So, before we get started, you’ll need to make sure you have the following tools.