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The wiki already has a number of useful pages of content that demonstrate how to development modules
In addition it's highly recommended you consider the module development templates discussed in this blog
. The blog entry also links to a short video explaining how to use these templates.
There are a number of ways to do packaging for modules such as
Automated DotNetNuke Module Packaging MSBuild
and Automated Module Packaging for DotNetNuke
, as well as using the built in UI to create packages.
There is also extensive documentation on the Manifests
format and all of it's capabilites available.
Area still under construction
- Don't use Session variables. Session variables can cause issues when running in webfarm scenarios. Neither DotNetNuke or any of the core projects use session variables for this reason.
- Don't trust user input - if you need to accept user input you should use the PortalSecurity InputFilter methods to filter the content as required.