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Telerik.com running on Sitefinity

by Ivan Osmak
It is my great pleasure to announce that Telerik.com is running on Sitefinity starting from today. I hope that you will all enjoy the new website. It was a truly amazing experience to work on a site of such a scale and Sitefinity as a product has become much better thanks to some of the lessons we learned the hard way, while eating our own dog food. While we have learned a lot of things and improved, without any false modesty, I must say that Sitefinity did make the whole process a fun ride.

Enjoy!

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  1. Brook Nov 06, 2008
    Awesome! Looks great.
  2. Gabe Sumner Nov 06, 2008
    Very cool! I know the team is exhausted from the effort but it really does look great and Sitefinity has become better as a result.
  3. Sonu Kapoor Nov 06, 2008
    Looks very web 2.0'ish. Congrats to the entire team.
  4. Laura Nov 06, 2008
    Wow, site looks great! Would love to hear the team's stories on how they did it and the troubles they came across and overcame. Whitepaper?
  5. Gabe Sumner Nov 06, 2008
    Hmmm...I wonder if I could get the Sitefinity team to agree to be interviewed for TelerikTV? :) Telerik.com would make an interesting case study for Sitefinity. Bob? Kalina? What say you?
  6. Sean Molam Nov 06, 2008
    I would like to say congrats gain, I think the site is looking awesome, running soooo much quicker (did you change hosts too) and it is so much more usable. Also it is nice to know you got to see the use of Sitefinity from the point of view of someone implementing a site. So on with v4 looking forward to not having to merge my templates anymore lol
  7. Bob Nov 07, 2008
    Hi everyone, I’m so glad you like the new web site. We will definitely make a case study. Sean, We did not change hosting, the server is the same Intel Xeon 3.2 GHz, 8GB RAM, Windows Server 2003 R2. The server is hosting multiple sites including sitefinity.com. What makes the site faster is proper caching in both server and client side. After the release of SP2 in a few weeks, I will start blogging about advanced caching techniques. Also we have prepared some base classes for you to easily implement cache substitution controls and custom cache dependencies.
  8. Seth Nov 07, 2008
    Hi, site looks awesome guys. Will me interested to hear about the caching techniques Bob. Have a large intranet site running 3.2 sp2 and CPu averages about 85% during working hours - has there been some improvements in that area? Your new site belts along.

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