DotNetNuke Moves to CodePlex

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CodePlex Welcomes Largest Open Source Project Native to the Microsoft Platform

We are excited to welcome DotNetNuke to the CodePlex community

DotNetNuke® Corporation, the creators of the industry-leading DotNetNuke development framework, today announced a deeper collaboration with CodePlex, Microsoft's premier open source project hosting website. Beginning with the DotNetNuke 4.9.1 and 5.0.0 product releases, DotNetNuke is now leveraging CodePlex's expansive infrastructure for its core product distribution.

In past collaboration with CodePlex, DotNetNuke Corporation announced the availability of the DotNetNuke Forge in February 2008. The DotNetNuke Forge is a premier destination for open source collaboration on the DotNetNuke platform. The DotNetNuke Forge has grown in breadth and popularity over the past year and now represents a vital part of the DotNetNuke ecosystem.

"Over the past year we have witnessed CodePlex's strong commitment to open source projects on the Microsoft platform," said Scott Willhite, Co-Founder and Community Director of DotNetNuke Corporation. "After researching the multitude of open source project hosting services available, we have concluded that CodePlex provides the most reliable and dependable infrastructure, cleanest user experience, most advanced project administration tools, and highest commitment to future innovation. We highly appreciate the cooperation we have received from the CodePlex team to date and look forward to building a mutually beneficial long-term relationship."

"We are excited to welcome DotNetNuke to the CodePlex community," said Sara Ford, CodePlex Program Manager, Microsoft. "As the leading open source web application framework for ASP.NET, we're looking forward to partnering with them to promote open source development on the Microsoft platform. We're also looking forward to hearing the feedback from the DotNetNuke community for improving the open source development experience on CodePlex."

DotNetNuke will utilize CodePlex for download infrastructure, bandwidth, and metrics reporting for its core product offerings. Prior to making the switch to CodePlex, DotNetNuke had previously been leveraging services from SourceForge.Net.

About DotNetNuke®

DotNetNuke Corporation is the creator of DotNetNuke®, the most widely adopted framework for building web sites and web applications on Microsoft ASP.NET. Using DotNetNuke, businesses can quickly develop and deploy interactive, dynamic web sites, intranets, extranets and applications. DotNetNuke Corporation provides this framework in both "Community" and "Professional" editions.

The DotNetNuke framework was developed as an open source, community-driven project, and continues to thrive and benefit from an established and active group of users, developers, system integrators, module vendors, skin vendors and hosting providers. In addition to creating and maintaining DotNetNuke framework, DotNetNuke Corporation also leads the DotNetNuke "ecosystem" through which DotNetNuke users and customers gain access to a wide variety of complementary technology, services and hosting alternatives. Founded in 2006, DotNetNuke Corporation is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For additional information go to http://www.dotnetnuke.com.

DotNetNuke® and DNN® are registered trademarks of DotNetNuke Corporation. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

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