Item description for Building Websites with VB.NET and DotNetNuke 3.0 by N Egan Daniel...
DotNetNuke is a free, open-source evolution of Microsoft's IBuySpy Portal Solution Kit. DotNetNuke began life as a framework for constructing data-driven intranet and Internet portal applications. It has now become an advanced web content management system with all tools you need to manage a dynamic and interactive data-driven website.
The first part of this book gets you working with basic DotNetNuke sites, guiding you through the features and giving you the confidence to create and manage your own site. After that, you will journey to the heart of DotNetNuke, and learn about its core architecture. From there, you will learn how to customize DotNetNuke sites through skinning and creating custom modules.
Finally, you will learn how to enhance your site with forums, create multiple sites, and deploy your sites to a web host. You will master each of these topics as you leap into the development of a DotNetNuke 3.0 site.
What you will learn from this book: * Installing and configuring DotNetNuke * Using the standard modules * Understanding the core architecture of DotNetNuke * Extending DotNetNuke by creating powerful custom modules * Creating your own skin using a HTML Editor * The new Whidbey-style Provider Model * Where and how to host and deploy your site
Who this book is written for: This book has been written for both the beginner wanting to set up a website and also ASP.NET developers with a grasp of VB.NET and access to Visual Studio .NET. No prior knowledge of DotNetNuke is assumed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 7.48" Height: 0.87" Weight: 1.19 lbs.
Release Date Feb 20, 2005
Publisher Packt Publishing
ISBN 1904811272 ISBN13 9781904811275
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Reviews - What do customers think about Building Websites with VB.NET and DotNetNuke 3.0?
Building Websites Using DotNetNuke Aug 29, 2006
Not very helpful for developers. This book is really a book for people using DotNetNuke from an administrative perspective. The module building chapter does not have a good example. I received better examples from the free module building tutorial on the DotNetNuke website. This book was suppose to be for developers or administrators (actually I bought for this reason). However, most the information for module building was not very helpful. I would recommend this book for administrators and beginnings looking to administer a website who do not know how to program or build data models.
I recommend Mar 7, 2006
I own it and its a good book. There simply isn't as much material out on DNN as there is on asp.net itself obviously. At the current moment, I'd say this is the best source of reading in printed format. There is one other book out now that has a black cover. It is good too and would probably give it 4 stars. Of course, I gave this one 5. The book is written by the guys who wrote the code...who else would you want your information from?
Darren Neese, from the DotNetNukeRocks site
Good book about DNN Mar 3, 2006
I bought this book and the WROX DNN book. I like this one better. Especially the chapters on programming your own custom modules and deploying your apps. Invaluable.
Excellent book Sep 25, 2005
If you are looking to get up to speed to quickly on DotNetNuke this is the book for you. It covers virtually everything you need to know in under 300 pages. The writing is concise and explains the concepts clearly. It covers installation, administration, security, deployment, site creation and all of the basic built in DotNetNuke modules.
If you are interested in delving into customization and architecture it offers excellent chapters on core architecture, skinning and custom modules.
After reading the chapters on installation and basic concepts I was able to install DotNetNuke and create a number of standard modules on a test site in less than an hour.
I just read the new Wrox book, Professional DotNetNuke ASP.NET Portals, I liked it and it is more detailed but I think this books conveys the concepts in a much more compact and understandable manner
Invaluable Sep 22, 2005
If you have a need to add custom modules and don't want to spend hours reviewing the modules already in place, then this book will help you!