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Installing DNN on a Ubuntu Server

Really? No, I am joking, but it's not April Fools Day. So what? In this Blog article I am going to explain how to install SQL Server 2019 on Ubuntu, and then using it with DNN. Sometimes you are in need to install SQL Server and IIS (with DNN) on different machines, so why pay a license for the Operating System when you need a database server?
Since the release of SQL Server 2017, Microsoft added support for different Linux systems (Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Ubuntu and Docker Engine) to SQL Server. Some days ago, I said: why not trying this? And after some trial and error, I finally got it to run. So here's what I did.

DNN 9.8.0 Preview, Live Testing & Commentary

Get an early peek at DNN 9.8.0. This is a jam-packed release and there is much to explore. We are going to highlight some of the new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. Then we "kick the tires" together and help test the Release Candidate (RC).

Understanding Open-Source: Your Role

Open-source software is a part of everyday life in 2020, however, many users of open-source don't truly understand what they are getting by using an open-source project.  Lets explore how open-source projects are managed, and optionally funded, and how we can be better open-source consumers.

Let Your DNN Shine With Events & Hooks

August 2020 SoFri Meeting - In this meetup, we're joined by DNN MVP Mike Smeltzer to give us some amazing insight, with code examples and all, into various Events and Hooks within DNN.

Wanna take your extension development to the next level? This may be just what the doctor ordered!

Mike also gave us an update on the latest updates to DNN Shine - a modern control panel extension for DNN Platform websites.

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