This week in Orchard - 07/26/2019

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The .NET Core 3.0 Preview 7 is here! So from now, the community can start working on to update Orchard Core to .NET Core 3.0 Preview 7. That will be a huge change, but it is one of the most important updates of Orchard Core RC. Read our post for more!

On Orchard Core

Vue.js use proper CDN

Now the Vue.js using the proper CDN, which is jsDelivr. jsDelivr provides mirrors for npm, GitHub, WordPress plugins, and custom endpoints for several other projects with special requirements. We think it is the fastest CDN and it works in China also. Note that most of the CDNs don't work in China.

<script asp-src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/vue.min.js" debug-src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/vue.js" asp-name="vuejs" at="Foot"></script>

.NET Core 3.0 Preview 7

.NET Core 3.0 Preview 7 released this week. You can think about this release as the RC (Release Candidate) version of .NET Core because this was the latest version where the developers added new features to the framework. From now only bug fixes and minor changes will come until the GA (General Availability) of .NET Core 3.0, that is scheduled for September 2019.

Now, let's check out the newest release of .Net Core 3.0 here!

You can see that the new version support Visual Studio 2019 and .NET Core 3.0 should be used with the latest previews of Visual Studio. So, don't forget: if you try out .NET Core 3.0, use the latest preview of Visual Studio 2019. Other versions of Visual Studio 2019 are not recommended, but you can enable .NET Core SDK previews in Visual Studio. This article explains how can you do that.

If you may not have heard: the community might ship the RC version of Orchard Core when the .NET Core 3.0 is shipped because it will be faster and will contain more features. So from now, the community can start working on to update Orchard Core to .NET Core 3.0 preview. That will be a huge change, but it is one of the most important updates of Orchard Core RC.

ByTutorial mentioned Orchard Core

ByTutorial is a place where you can read great articles mainly about tips & trick about web development both about back end and front end. A few days ago they wrote an article, where they published a list about 7 available popular open source .NET CMS's you can choose from and Orchard Core is one of them. You can read the post here!

Adding IShellConfiguration documentation

Orchard Core extends ASP.NET Core IConfiguration with IShellConfiguration. Understanding IShellConfiguration maybe not so trivial for the first time, so it's very helpful to make a documentation about it. Thanks to Dean Marcussen for the docs!

On Lombiq

Orchard Core demo in Singapore

There was a meetup at March 15, hosted by .NET Developers Community Singapore, about Hastlayer, Posits, and Orchard Core, where three members of Lombiq gave sessions about the mentioned topics. In Benedek Farkas's presentation, you heard the summarized history of the Orchard project and got an introduction to Orchard Core both from a user's and a developer's perspective.

In this presentation, you'll hear the summarized history of the Orchard project and get an introduction to Orchard Core both from a user's and a developer's perspective. And now the recording is available on YouTube! Check it out now!

Orchard Dojo Newsletter

Now we have 84 subscribers of the Lombiq's Orchard Dojo Newsletter! We have started this newsletter to inform the community around Orchard with the latest news about the platform. By subscribing to this newsletter, you will get an e-mail whenever a new post published to Orchard Dojo, including This week in Orchard of course.

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If you are interested in more news around Orchard and the details of the topics above, don't forget to check out the recording of this week's Orchard meeting!

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