This is the last post in my four-part series on DotNetNuke Widgets. Here’s a review of the other posts in this series: Part 1 – Overview of DotNetNuke Widgets Part 2 – DotNetNuke Widgets reference Part 3 – Insights into how you can develop your own Widgets for DotNetNuke In this post, I’ll walk you Read More
Continuing my series on DotNetNuke Widgets, here is Part 3 where I provide insights into how you can develop your own Widgets for DotNetNuke. If you haven’t already done so, read Part 1 (overview of DotNetNuke Widgets) and Part 2 (DotNetNuke Widgets reference) to better understand the concepts explored in this post. Let’s get started. Read More
If you are like me and want your websites to have a clean, unblemished look, then most likely you have either turned off the Print functionality in your DotNetNuke module settings or just use containers that don’t display the icon. While this does make the site look cleaner, it also takes away the functionality. I Read More
This is Part 2 of my four-part series on DotNetNuke Widgets. In Part 1 of the series, I covered some fundamental concepts related to DotNetNuke Widgets. In this post, I will introduce you to a few of the Widgets that are included with the DotNetNuke distribution. Before getting started I’d like to make one observation…these Read More
This is the slide deck from my talk at OpenForce Europe (Amsterdam). Using And Extending The DotNetNuke Widget Framework View more presentations from Nik Kalyani.
At the height of the dot-com boom, I founded a venture-funded startup called iWidgets.com. My vision was to have mini-apps called “widgets” that you could plug into web portals that were all the rage at the time. Unfortunately, the market was not ready for widgets back in 1999, and when the stock market took a Read More
It seems like there are widgets everywhere. Apple added widgets to Tiger through the cool Dashboard feature. Yahoo has a whole section of its site devoted to widgets. I greet widgets with a mixture of emotions. In 1999, when I created my venture-funded startup, my world-changing idea was to bring the web to people in Read More