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JS Rules! #2 - JS Modules / Apps are compatible across CMSes, Platforms and Versions!

The move to JavaScript applications has a profound impact on the concept of Platform Market-Share. A JavaScript App could run on any kind of host from Apache to Azure - so the only question of compatibility is if the hosting platform (like DNN) has an appropriate JSON-WebAPI to answer the requests of the JS-App. Oh brave new world…


Extend the DNN disqus App in 3 mins to show only on details pages

A common use case for an app like disqus is to include it in a list/details scenario like a blog, where you only want the discussion items to appear on the details page. Since most such setups use the same DNN page for the list and the details, we need another mechanism to sometimes include this functionality. I present to you: conditional server-views in apps.


JS Rules! #1 - WordPress.com now with JS/WebApi Architecture like 2sxc

The future of the internet is not on the server. The fight around php vs. asp vs. mvc-on-the-server is suddenly irrelevant, because the future for online-systems is JavaScript-Based. What really got me excited is that WordPress.com just redid their entire system to also go this way. Since we just spent around 100 days refactoring 2sxc into this architecture, I will write a bit about this, beginning with some background why and hows…

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