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With all of the security breaches that have been happening over the years, I’ve always been skeptical
of using a password manager. Do you remember the (completely preventable) breaches at places
Home Depot, and the massive one
at Equifax? Security is always a balancing
act. You’re constantly trying to walk that fine line between convenience and protection. This high-wire act,
unfortunately, leads many people into truly insecure password practices. The most common taboos include writing it
down somewhere, using the same one everywhere, and using passwords that increment by a single digit. Historically,
many data breaches have one or more of these as the root cause.
Over the years, I’ve followed, learned, and tried many different ways to build extensions in DNN. Of course, the primary extension I’ve built has always been a module. If you’re new to DNN, a module is simply an app that you can install for visitors to interact with on your website. After working on DNN solutions since 2003, I’ve settled on a very specific development pattern that we implemented here at Upendo Ventures. Using our development pattern was time-consuming to get started with a new project, but it had too many benefits to avoid. We’ve found and publicly released this development pattern to all of you. Now you can use our development pattern too, but without any of the effort that we used to put into it
If you've been around DNN for a while, you may vaguely remember a monthly show that existed
where myself and Joe Brinkman spoke about the various interesting news items of the month,
and we also interviewed various folks in the DNN community. Well, it's back! That's right.
This is the first of many DNN Hangout shows for you to enjoy.
Our team has been working hard at delivering the next great release of Hotcakes Commerce. This time, we primarily focused on some updates
that both our support clients and the community really wanted. We’re very happy to announce
that version 03.02.01 is ready for you and it brings with it some very popular updates.
The Awareness DNN Ecosystem Advisory Group held its September meeting yesterday. We had new members and some exciting updates,
including DNN Open Friday, interesting blog posts, and updates on the upcoming community dashboard. Our group
continues to do a great job of creating and spreading DNN-based content around the world. We are about to turn a
couple important corners. Exciting!