HAMBURG, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last June 16 and 17, the first Web Connections conference took place in Hamburg, Germany. This conference focuses on current issues in DotNetNuke, the largest and most successful open source project in Microsoft’s asp.net to date. Speakers were drawn from across Europe and America for the event.
DotNetNuke is the leading Web Content Management Platform (or CMS) for Microsoft ASP.NET, powering over 600,000 production web sites worldwide. The flexible DotNetNuke open source CMS platform also functions as a web application development framework. Depending on your role within your organization, DotNetNuke provides powerful benefits to support your Web initiatives. This open source project has a large and vibrant community around the world. Since its incorporation, DotNetNuke Corp. operates as the project’s steward.
The Web Connections conference spanned two days and was held at the University of Hamburg. A total of 44 presentations were made to around 100 attendees. These presentations addressed both technical and non-technical oriented issues.
During the conference Peter Donker, founder of Bring2mind (Switzerland), sat down with Shaun Walker, founder of DotNetNuke, and talked at length with him about the history of the project, the search for capital and his relationship with the community surrounding his brainchild. In candid exchanges they explore the pressures that face a successful open source project’s leader.
Sponsors of the Web Connections conference were:
PowerDNN Inc, Omaha, NE, USA
DotNetNuke Corp, San Mateo, CA, USA
Data Springs Inc, CA, USA
Telerik Inc, Waltham, MA, USA
dnnWerk, Karlsruhe, Germany
ITM Beratungsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Holocom bvba, Antwerpen, Belgium
Glanton Solutions Ltd, London, UK
We-do-it, Arnhem, The Netherlands
I-Business Solutions, Paris, france