Will Strohl has put together a nice track for all DotNetNuke users at the South Florida code camp scheduled for next month. Here's the lineup:
DotNetNuke 5: Introduction & Overview
Brian Scarbeau, co-author of the upcoming Professional DotNetNuke 5 book by Wrox gives an overview of DotNetNuke 5. This session will review an Introduction to DotNetNuke and some of the new features that comes with DNN 5. Learn how to install DNN and learn how to create pages and put modules on your pages. Learn how to get free skins and modules for your site. Finally, learn how to create your own module using Open Smart Module.
DotNetNuke 5: Architecture & API
Darrell Hardy, a co-author of the upcoming Professional DotNetNuke 5 book by Wrox goes over some of the most important areas of the architecture in the newest version of DotNetNuke. DNN 5 has many new features and back-end functionality that often goes overlooked.
DotNetNuke 5: Module Development
Stan Schultes will begin with a quick technical overview of DotNetNuke, and a discussion of why you might build a custom DNN module. Demos will include how to install the DNN portal on a development machine, and how to install a custom module into the portal. Then we'll dive into setting up Visual Studio 2008 for module development and demonstrate how to install a module source package and run it in design mode. Finally, we'll walk through the process of developing a custom module using the sample module to provide details, and we'll see some development tips & tricks along the way. This is a 300-level session - some experience with DotNetNuke will be assumed.
DotNetNuke 5: Pure CSS Skinning
Ryan Morgan, co-author of the upcoming Professional DotNetNuke 5 book by Wrox shows us how to create skins using "Pure CSS" techniques. DotNetNuke 5 provides resources to skinners to create Pure CSS skins right out of the box now. Pure CSS designs help your DNN site to be rendered faster, have semantic output, and get indexed better by search engines.
DotNetNuke 5: Widgets
Will Strohl, contributing Technical Editor of Professional DotNetNuke 5 by Wrox gives an overview and functional demonstration of what widgets are included in DotNetNuke 5, and how to work with them.
DotNetNuke 5: Management & Administration
Tracy Wittenkeller, author of the DotNetNuke Websites Problem Design Solution book by Wrox show us how to manage a DotNetNuke website, highlighting the new features in DotNetNuke 5. The newest version of DNN is packed with new features and ways that DNN can be managed.
All of the speakers are veterans and you'll learn a great deal. It's FREE! Hope to see you there.