DotNetNuke version 5 is a web application framework built utilizing ASP.NET and allowing for the easy creation of web sites. The system can be used as is or you can leverage the many capabilities of the platform to develop your own custom ASP.NET web applications. This book is aimed at people with development knowledge and those who are just interested in learning more about how DotNetNuke works.
This book is for the nondeveloper or administrator who wants to dive into the exciting DotNetNuke framework. It is also for experienced ASP.NET developers who want to use DotNetNuke to build dynamic ASP.NET sites or create add-ins to DotNetNuke.
Experienced developers of ASP.NET and those who are knowledgeable about DotNetNuke may want to skip Chapters 1–6. These chapters provide an overview of DotNetNuke and its operations. Chapters 7–17 tackle DotNetNuke architecture and development. However, you'll gain valuable insight into how DotNetNuke works by reading the entire book from front to back.
The content of this book is logically divided into three sections. The first section explores the history of the project, demonstrates how to install DotNetNuke on the server, and explains how to manage and administer a DotNetNuke portal and the standard modules included out of the box. The second section explores how the application works through the DotNetNuke application architecture and its major Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), including ...