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Sitefinity SDK 4.2 is now available

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  1. Telerik Admin
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    11 Aug 2011
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    Hello everyone,

    I am glad to announce that the Sitefinity SDK 4.2 is now officially ready for download.

    What’s new



    Corporate Starter Kit  - a new corporate starter kit that features a Real Estate company
    •    Custom Agents module that allows you to create different agents listed publicly on the website
    •    Custom Real Estate Module that allows you to create real estate properties associated to agents.
    •    Facebook widget showing activity on your Facebook page
    •    Twitter widget showing predefined number of tweets
    •    Real Estate properties slider rotating
    •    Related News widget showing news from the same categories of your news item
    •    Related Events widget showing events from the same categories of your news item
    •    Real estate theme and master-page.

    Intranet Starter Kit – a new intranet starter kit that features

    •    Intranet theme and master-page
    •    Silverlight widget using RadChart for showing Sitefinity website activity

    Empty Project Sample

    •    Features a blank Sitefinity 4.2 project that can be used for a playground.

    Locations Module – A simple content-based module that implements only the basic functionality for a Sitefinity module. Used to represent locations (such as office branches or restaurant addresses)
    •    Demonstrates a complete content-based module implementation
    •    Uses a custom OpenAccess data provider
    •    Demonstrates using Definitions to create the backend and frontend interfaces
    •    Demonstrates using the Virtual Path Provider for mapping embedded templates
    •    Implements a custom Content View public widget (LocationsView) using a built-in control designer for List and Details view

    Testimonials Module – An example Intra-Site (user control-based) module that collects and displays user testimonials. Demonstrates a Sitefinity module without having to implement or inherit from the Content model

    •    Uses standard ASP.NET User Controls
    •    Demonstrates a multi-page admin interface
    •    Uses a custom user-control-based Content View (TestimonialsView) with a custom control designer
    •    Uses the Sitefinity routing system for search-friendly URLs
    •    Includes a custom control for collecting testimonials from users
    •    
    Template Importer

    •    Sitefinity native module that allows you to importer templates generated by the Sitefinity Template Builder.  Shared across all starter kits and also available as a separate sample.

    Common Sample Utilities project  - Set of helper methods that ease the use of the Sitefinity API shared across all samples.

    What’s changed



    Education Starter Kit
    •    Demonstrates comprehensive use of the Sitefinity API to create a full-blown website from code

    Charity Starter Kit
    •    Demonstrates comprehensive use of the Sitefinity API to create a full-blown website from code

    What’s fixed

    •    Checking Sitefinity assemblies instead of OpenAccess when running a sample from new version
    •    Disabled Open Documentation buttons
    •    Fixed links, added ASP.NET Ajax RSS feed
    •    Renamed Charity Starter Kit to Non-Profit
    •    Updated sample requirements

    Best Regards,
    the Sitefinity team
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