This chapter provides you with a detailed walkthrough of what an Umbraco application might look like as a real-world example. The application is built to illustrate a lot of the features of Umbraco and is a classified ads submission and browsing application. You can apply the functionality demonstrated in this sample application to a variety of other implementations as well. The application should serve as a good example for you even if the Umbraco implementation that you are working on is not directly tied to classified ads.
You must configure three components to make this application run:
If you do not have access to Visual Studio you can run and build this solution using Microsoft Webmatrix. You can find Webmatrix at www.microsoft.com/web/webmatrix/.
To get a refresher on how to deploy an Umbraco instance, see Chapter 13.