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  • Weekly Podcast 03/07/2017

    Don’t forget to check out the uploaded Orchard Harvest 2017 videos!



    Meeting Notes:

    ·         Status:

    o   0:25 - Work on 'the admin-theme' branch.

    o   0:32 - Fix MySql support.

    o   1:17 - Handle "returnUrl" in the 'OpenId' actions (#7558).

    o   1:27- Use Compose to make code stronger and consistent (#7582).

    o   1:46 - Ensure anonymous user access logon (#7581).

    o   1:58 - Replace markup-embedded pipe | delimiters with CSS in admin theme.

    o   4:48 - Replace the word "remove" with "delete" where appropriate.

    o   7:11 - Moved edit action to draft action group. Fixes #7478.

    o   7:48 - Improved core content editing and publishing UI. Fixes #6388.

    o   11:35 - Talk about translation and the possibility of translated CSS.

    ·         Topics:

    o   15:05 - The idea of shape rendering in Orchard Core.

    ·         Status on Orchard Core:

    o   19:10 - Allows, in a  tenant container , to inject an IEnumarable of SingleTones.

    o   19:19 - The 'mvcless' branch was merged which means that from now, modules by default don't have to use mvc.

    o   19:54 - Work on the 'vs2017' branch.

    o   19:16 - The Lucene module is now called Orchard.Lucene.

    o   19:20 - Some project organizations. A quick look at the file system and a discussion about it and about organization.

    ·         Topics:

    o   32:55 - NuGet packages related discussion.

    o   39:03 - From now if you want to work with Orchard, you will need VS2017. It will work with the community version.

    o   39:40 - A merged PR: Implements resource file hash-based cache busting #7564

    o   40:26 - Status of the work on media management.

    o   43:15 - Problems with authentication cookies.

  • Weekly Podcast 02/28/2017

    Meeting Notes:

    ·         Status:

    o   0:14 - Revert "Improved performance of Count Hql queries" (#7563).

    o   0:30 - Various small admin theme tweaks.

    o   0:37 - Fixed audit trail settings issue.

    o   4:08 -Updated GroupInfo name for AuditTrail settings.

    ·         Status on Orchard Core:

    o   5:05 - Fixed password strength indicator (#590).

    o   From this point there is a delay between the video and the sound, sorry for that.

    o   6:33 - Work on the 'mvcless' branch.

    ·         Demos:

    o   9:40 - Improvement for the Resource Manager in Orchard 1.10.x.

    o   24:18 - Theme management updates.

    ·         Topics:

    o   33:00 - Talk about Harvest. Feedback about the conference: recording, location, food, wifi, what to change, what was good/not so good, plans for the next conference.

  • Orchard Harvest Conference 2017: Day 2

    This Wednesday February 22nd was the second day of the Orchard Harvest conference 2017 in New York. We attended to many interesting sessions about Orchard Core and .NET Core.

  • Orchard Harvest 2017–Orchard Core CMS

    For the last presentation of the day, Sébastien explained what Orchard Core is all about. Orchard Core runs on ASP.NET Core, and as a consequence is leaner, faster, and cross-platform.

  • Orchard Harvest conference, day 2

    Just as on the first day we're reporting in live from the 2017 Orchard Harvest conference! This blogpost will be updated as we go, so make sure to check back!

  • Orchard Harvest 2017–YesSql

    Sébastien Ros gave a surprise demo of YesSql, the document database interface over relational databases that powers Orchard Core’s data access. YesSql stores plain objects into documents stored on a relational database. It supports SQL Server, MySql, Postgre, Sqlite, LightningDB, and in-memory.

  • Orchard Harvest 2017–Client-side components in Orchard

    A client-side component is defined as a component that implements its rendering and behavior on the client, with server interactions going through some APIs. Such components can be implemented in Orchard using a range of technologies from simple shape templates to full-blown parts and elements.

  • Orchard Harvest 2017–Localization

    Benedek is one of the founders of Lombiq, and the caretaker of Orchard localization. Application localization requires taking into account cultural differences such as gender, formal vs informal, pluralization, right to left, verbosity, accents, etc.

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