Import events from Facebook
This tutorial guides you through the steps required to create a custom inbound pipe that imports Sitefinity events from Sitefinity Facebook page and a custom outbound pipe that publishes the events as Sitefinity events. It is intended for developers and covers step-by-step a wide range of activities and best practices on how to create a pipe for Sitefinity Publishing system. To register the pipes and resources you create a module and use the Initialize method.
For more information about modules in Sitefinity, see Working with modules.
The tutorial focuses on the following:
Preparing your work environment
Creating the Facebook event helper class
Creating the resources class
Implementing the inbound pipe
Implementing the outbound pipe
Creating the module class
Before you begin creating the pipes, you must have the following installed:
- .NET Framework 4.0
- Visual Studio
- Sitefinity SDK
In order to create and use your module, you need to have an up and running Sitefinity project. For more information about installing Sitefinity and creating and starting a project, see Installation and Administration Guide.
NOTE: The code provided in this tutorial is written in C#. You can convert the code to VB using the Telerik Code Converter.