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DotNetNuke Silverlight Chat v2 – Gravatar Support

 During a conversation with Michael, he mentioned that he would like to have Gravatar support in the DNNSilverlightChat module he created. I had recently worked on a project that included supporting the use of Gravatar images next to user comments. The synchronicity was too much for me to stand, and I volunteered to take on the mission. While working on the original project that supported Gravatar images, I had found that Gravatar.com provided an easy way to integrate a user’s Gravatar image into just about any application.

Linq to SQL Left Join

I have avoided left outer joins in Linq to SQL because I have been always able to use a linq projection to get the needed values in a sub query. However, I had a bug in ADefHelpDesk that would not allow a search on the description of a ticket ...

How To: Modify DotNetNuke Web.Config with the ConfigEditor Module

In this example I will demonstrate how to modify a DotNetNuke 4.x site to use .Net 3.5 by using the ConfigEditor Module in a step-by-step fashion. Before you being please verify that the .Net 3.5 framework is installed on the web server hosting the DotNetNuke installation. Making ...

DotNetNuke Module Settings Url

I had to publish this bit of information, on how to get the Url of the settings page for a DotNetNuke module. Though it may be simple or even common knowledge to many, I could not find it quickly by Googling or Binging (that’s a post all of its ...

The Blogger’s Easy Button

So, I am just getting into the swing of blogging from Windows Live Writer. In the process, I have been shown and found a few tools that makes this process so much better than how I had blogged in the past. One of my new favorite tools ...