DotNetNuke (DNN) – An Introduction
We are going to organize a workshop in sans and the topic for that discussion will be DotNetNuke. DotNetNuke is an open source web application framework ideal for creating, deploying and managing interactive web, intranet, and extranet sites securely. It is open source framework which is providing different benefits to the users. Let us we discuss some of the major benefits by DotNetNuke.
1). Easy Website Administration
A person with no programming knowledge can develop a website/portal with the help of DotNetNuke. Basic computer skills will be major requirement for DotNetNuke development. As all the modules can be easily managed through web interface so no programming skills
2) User friendly
The interface is very user friendly and provides an easy way to know the working of DNN and how can we easily modify these things into our conditions and environment.
3). Advanced features
DotNetNuke supports advanced features like module integration depends on new requirement of users.
We can divide a DNN into two major parts first is Host Level, which will manage all the websites in the portal and second one is Individual Level, dealing with their individual website.
5). Powerful Tools
The DotNetNuke provide some powerful and efficient tolls for Security, Site Designing, Hosting, Site Membership etc.
6). Support Network
The DNN community provides a support system through which we can solve the issues regarding the problem we are facing relating to DNN
7). Easy Installation
We can easily install the application on local machine as well as on the web server with minimal efforts. The installation supports multiple localization, languages etc.
8). Licensed Open Source Software
The DNN is freely available and comes under BSD open source license, which provide maximum freedom for commercial and non-commercial usage.
9). Increase profit opportunity
As the core functionality is module based then developing new module will create new profits ways for a software firm etc.
10) Using latest technology
In latest DNN we are using latest technology like ASP.NET, Visual Web Developer, Visual Studio 2005 and MS- SQL Server 2005 etc.
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