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Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5 by Ian Lackey, Michael Washington

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Packaging the module

It is advisable to develop your module on a separate development machine, then deploy it to production using a Private Assembly package (called a PA).

This PA package is a .zip file that contains all the elements needed to install the module in a DotNetNuke installation. These elements include the code and the sql installation scripts (that we created in Chapter 8,Connecting to the Database)

The version number for your sql scripts is very important. If the module is not installed, all the sql installation scripts in your module will run. If a version of the module is already installed on your portal, the framework checks the version number of the script file to determine whether to run the script. If the version number of ...

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