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Building Websites with VB.NET and DotNetNuke 3.0 by Daniel N. Egan

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Chapter 7. Creating Custom Modules

In this chapter, we are going to walk you through creating a custom module for the CoffeeConnections portal. A custom module can consist of one or more custom web controls. The areas we will cover are:

  • Creating a private assembly project to build and debug your module
  • Creating View and Edit controls
  • Adding additional options to the module settings page
  • Implementing the IActionable, ISearchable, and IPortable interfaces
  • Using the Dual List Control
  • Creating a SQLDataProvider
  • Packaging your module
  • Uploading your module

Coffee Shop Listing Module Overview

One of the main attractions for the CoffeeConnections portal is that users will be able to search, by zip code, for coffee shops in their area. After searching, the users ...

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