What happens when I request a page in Orchard?
If you look at a typical request for a page, the route will resolve the URL to the Display method of the ItemController in Orchard.Core/Routable/Controllers. That action will retrieve the content item for that route from the content manager and ask it to build the display. The ShapeResult it will produce is what is returned by the action.
Taking over list rendering in Orchard
A task that is likely to pop-up oftentimes when customizing an Orchard theme for a project is list rendering. Two types of shapes will typically be at work when rendering a list in Orchard: the summary shape and the list shape.
Dispatching Orchard shapes to arbitrary zones
In my LIDNUG demo last week, I showed an interesting technique that I know some people will want to apply to their own stuff.
Driving a LED matrix from a Netduino one more time: The Right Way
In previous posts, we've seen two ways one can drive a small LED matrix from a Netduino.
My Orchard talk for LIDNUG
I just finished speaking at LIDNUG. You can download the recording here: