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  • Weekly Podcast 11/03/2015

    Meeting notes:

    • MVP Summit is in Redmond, so Antoine is there with Bertrand and Sébastien in one room and also two guys from the Umbraco team!
    • Agenda.
    • Status.
    • The Crowdin project of Orchard has been updated with 397 new/modified strings to translate for Orchard 1.9.2.
    • Azure AD integration under way.
    • Discussion about officially curated modules to make sure that there a list of modules you can rely on with any Orchard version.
    • List of candidates for the Steering Committee (in order of application): Antoine Griffard, Bertrand Le Roy, Sébastien Ros, Sipke Schoorstra, Zoltán Lehóczky, Benedek Farkas, Piotr Szmyd.
    • Demo by Sipke - a new IDeliverable.Bits feature: extending the capabilities of the ContentPickerField to be able to build content item relations.
    • Weekly Podcasts - October, 2015

      Three weeks' worth of Podcast videos have just been published on YouTube - check out the full playlist here or watch the individual videos:

    • Orchard Harvest 2015 Sessions

      All 12 sessions from this year's Orchard Harvest conference in Alicante are available on YouTube. Enjoy!

    • Weekly Podcasts 08/18/2015 - 09/29/2015

      We've been far behind schedule with publishing the podcast videos, so here they are! Check out the "Orchard CMS Podcasts" playlist to see the missing videos recorded since the 18th of August.

    • Orchard Harvest 2015 – ASP.NET MVC 6 Tag Helpers

      Taylor Mullen was here to introduce the tag helpers that are going to be added to ASP.NET MVC 6, basically to replace HTML helpers. Tag helpers are html tag-like bits of C# code. Because they are essentially C#, you can get all the benefits of the IDE, such as IntelliSense and refactoring.

    • Orchard Harvest 2015 – Orchard for tens of thousands of journalists

      Lombiq gave us a case study of Media Kitty, which is a web site with 18,000 users. This is a rewrite of a web site that was previously written with VB and WebForms.

    • Orchard Harvest 2015 - VNext

      Nick Mayne is presenting this session on not the next minor version of Orchard, but the real, actual 2.0 that’s going to happen. One of the things we’re trying to access is the coupling of subsystems in the Orchard framework. Another is making it run on ASP.NET 5. To address those, a complete rewrite of the framework is in order.

    • Orchard Harvest 2015 – .NET Foundation, Future of .NET and C#

      his was my second presentation for this Orchard Harvest, so I won’t be able to exactly live-blog it, but like yesterday, I can at least post the slides. The first third of the presentation was given by Martin Woodward from the .NET Foundation, then I presented on .NET Framework and Core, then on C#6 and C#7. Most of the C# slides were provided by Mads Torgersen, so thanks a lot to him for that. And without further ado, here are the slides...

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