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Podcast of DNNCreative Magazine Interview

December 30, 2007

Immediately following the closing panel session at DotNetNuke OpenForce ’07, I had the opportunity to do a brief interview with Lee Sykes of DNNCreative Magazine and share some thoughts on DotNetNuke “Cambrian.” Here’s the podcast: DotNetNuke Podcast – Nik Kalyani, Interview at OpenForce 07

Scheduled SMS Reminders

December 30, 2007

Thanks to Steve Rubel for sharing a link to “oh, don’t forget.” ODF is a cool service that allows you to setup future SMS reminders to any mobile number. That’s all it does…no other useless clutter…no account creation, friends, tags, videos…just one simple service done right. I like it.

Australian Government to “Protect” Citizens by Censoring Internet

December 30, 2007

Hard to believe, but the Australian government is taking measures that would broadly censor the Internet for Australian users. Telecommunications Minister Stephen Conroy says new measures are being put in place to provide greater protection to children from online pornography and violent websites. Senator Conroy says it will be mandatory for all internet service providers Read More

DotNetNuke “Cambrian” announced at OpenForce ’07 Keynote

November 6, 2007

Shaun just wrapped-up his keynote address at Open Force ’07 here in Vegas. The theme of his keynote was “Evolution.” He talked about the progress DotNetNuke has made, how DotNetNuke Corp. intends to continue to fund and grow DotNetNuke and finally, he shared the vision for the future of DotNetNuke. DotNetNuke “Cambrian” will focus on Read More

InfoWorld Rates DotNetNuke “Very Good”

October 17, 2007

InfoWorld’s recent comparison of Open Source web CMS systems gave DotNetNuke high marks with a “Very Good” rating. DotNetNuke was the only ASP.NET-based contender in the field of five. We are working hard on many exciting new enhancements and it won’t be long before we will bridge the gap from “Very Good” to “Excellent.” You Read More

Restore Session

October 10, 2007

After having successfully weaned myself completely off Outlook, I decided that Internet Explorer was a good candidate to also stop using. Realistically, I doubt I can ever completely stop using IE seeing that I have develop web software and need to test with it, but I can certainly choose to not use it for everyday browsing. Read More

DotNetNuke Strong in Head-to-Head Open Source CMS Comparison

October 10, 2007

A recent head-to-head comparison of Open Source CMS products credited DotNetNuke with “high usability, a large number of stock modules, and a penchant for commerce.” The article compares DotNetNuke and other offerings such as Alfresco, Drupal, Joomla and Plone:¬† Head-to-head: Open Source CMS The review identified authentication, workflow and versioning as shortcomings. Of these authentication Read More

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