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If you've been watching the journey of Hotcakes Commerce over the years at all, you know that it has a very interesting past. It began as a different platform altogether. It became a wildly successful commercial e-commerce solution that consistently was in the top 3 products in the DNN Store. It then became an open-source e-commerce platform, making it freely available to the world. This is the solution you're reading about and know about today.
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.
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!
The Awareness DNN Ecosystem Advisory Group has a lofty but long overdue goal of updating the DNNSoftware.com website. Some
of the things we're trying to address include: making DNN Platform more obvious, increasing the usability of the website, and
updating the messaging found throughout the website. We have some rockstar members that are putting in some excellent work
towards this goal.