Archives / 2016

Thoughts: On Orchard Core

Orchard CMS has a very spirited team, they keeps trying to catch up with the latest trends, the first version of Orchard CMS was a very successful start, it was built on a strong foundation, which aims to achieve the goals of MVC architecture, and with the second version (until now, it is in Pre-Alpha stage), they applied a lot of learned lessons from previous version, to up the product to another level of dynamicity and efficiency.

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How To: Add Custom "Dictionary Token"

We all definitely used the tokens feature of orchard before, which provide us a smart way to replace strings with custom data, orchard has the basic tokens built in out of the box (like: Content, Text, Url ... etc), with the ability to connect tokens in chains to be more useful and accessable, and to build more complex tokens.

In this post, we will take orchard tokens functonality to another level of dynamicity, by implementing new token called "Dictionary", to be able to support any type of objects, with dynamic chain building.

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