Thursday, October 21, 2010

What would be your desire?

If someone came to you and asked you. I will write a software application for you that will do anything you want, speed up some manual process, check your stocks, reply to your facebook posts, etc.. What would your response be?

Wednesday, October 20, 2010


Well I have decided to use the Isearchable interface available in the DotNetNuke Core. FOund a great article by Micheal Washington who I highly recommend to anyone. He taught me all about Silverlight in DNN and it's communication, anyway here is the article he wrote all about the ISearchable interface in DNN:

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

DotNetNuke Search Module

Over the last week I had a request to create or extend the dotnetnuke core search module. Well thinking this should be simple, I dove right in.

What a mess, who would have written this, this way, what a pain. Out of the box, searching pages created and edited in dotnetnuke, no problem, works like a charm. Plug in other modules, the option of video, and sorting by category and what we got here is a clusterf*ck.

So, time to write into the core and extend with my lovely thumbnail control. I hate changing the core and will try to use a custom control, but I have a feeling seeing how the ISearchable interface is, I may have to make some changes to the core.

Will post more about this adventure later...

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Visual Studio 2010 crashing for no reason

Having some issues with upgrading older project. They upgrade fine and the report generated says everything went well. I make warning and error changes and recompile and Visual Studio 2010 just hangs while building. I have let it run overnight for the heck of it and still no errors or anything, so for now, back to Visual Studio 2008 for older projects. this project was writtern in .Net 1.1