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Rating:        Based on 7 ratings
Reviewed:  4 reviews
Downloads: 10435
Released: Apr 26, 2010
Updated: Apr 27, 2010 by antoniochagoury
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Release Notes

Minimum Required DNN Version: 4.06.02

General Code organization

* Converted project to .NET 3.5
* Converted solution to Visual Studio 2008
* Reorganized the project folder structure under components to reflect the namespaces
* Set the default namespace in the project and have everything work underneath that
* Separate the IMetaWeblog from IBlogger, IMoveableType, and IWordPress.
* Objects native to those formats were also moved to their own namespace. This avoids having WPCategoryInfo vs MetaWeblogCategoryInfo.
* Moved BlogPost.ashx.vb to the main namespace and it can now implement multiple protocols.
* Moved SqlDataProvider into the main project. There is no longer need for another DLL for the DAL
* Moved all external project stuff (scripts, manifest, build file) to their own directory.
* Implemented BlogModuleProvider.getItem for filling categories. This was needed to implement the multiple/hierarchical categories
* New RSS writer that includes additional (Blog proprietary) elements in the feed
* Added NANT support of 64 bit platforms

General Bug fixes, found but not documented in Gemini

* Implemented static methods in the controller classes. It saves having to create them all the time in code.
* New settings under Module Options for RSS
* Abstracted the Blog Settings. There is now a single class (BlogSettings) where the retrieval, defaulting, saving, and caching takes place.
* Switched the project to ‘option strict on’ (Why was this off to begin with? Yah, I know… wasn’t me :-) I swear!)
* Fixed some non-localized texts
* Adjusted IActionable on several controls to make new controls accessible
* Resolved numerous XHTML issues (We are now 100% compliant – Thanks Timo!)
* Introduced 'Save as draft' option when creating a blog entry

Reviews for this release

It's almost November and there still isn't a patch release for Consolidated RSS Feeds.
by lucasjans on Oct 24, 2010 at 3:14 AM
A lot of improvements over the last version, thanks!
by Timo_Design on Aug 12, 2010 at 1:45 PM
Perfect except when I add an image on my text. I still see there is an entry in the blog, but can't see or edit it.
by objectifservices on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:57 PM
This module update blew up my otherwise very stable DNN 5.2.3 installation. Had to manually revert database to pre-Blog 4.0.0 update to restore installation functionality.
by jtisdale on Apr 27, 2010 at 9:02 AM