Will "the Mighty" Strohl

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My name is Will Strohl. I'm a former employee of DNN Corp., a leader, personal branding expert, technologist, gamer, and more...


DNN Hangout - August 2015 - Understanding the DNN Platform Source Code

Understanding the DNN Platform Source Code

Every now and again, we’ll throw in a special episode of DNN Hangout, where we talk about something that we believe will be extra beneficial to the community.  Sometimes this will have one or more special guests attached to it, sometimes it won’t.  In this special episode, Joe Brinkman and I walk through the source code of DNN platform.  It’s grown so much over the years that we realize just how intimidating it can be to someone.  After watching this hangout, that intimidation should be at a minimum.


Simple Redirect Module for DotNetNuke Released

Simple Redirect Module for DotNetNuke

Search engine optimization (SEO) has been on the top of most minds in the website design and development for many years now, so I won’t bore you with details about what it is and why it’s important.  At this point, that should be obvious.  However, maintaining your SEO is a never-ending challenge.  This is never more apparent than when you switch platforms on the web, no matter how big or small that platform may be.  I have recently run into such a challenge.


Restrictive Versus Non-Restrictive Open Source Licenses

I am by no means an expert on open source licenses.  I am not a lawyer.  I have, however, been part of the overall open source software community since roughly around 1999 or 2000.  During this time, I’ve dealt with open source software almost exclusively.  It’s a blur at this point.  I began at a time where PHP was king, and Microsoft’s (now Classic) ASP was trying to get in on the party.  Long story short, I found out immediately that I loved open source software and I never looked back.