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IWeb now on CodePlex
IWeb By Michael Washington on 11/4/2007 9:16 AM

This site will continue to be the main site, however we will point the download links to all future releases to the CodePlex site at:

The reason is that we have enough developers to now need source control! CodePlex provides that.

IWeb FileManager API Update
Ian Lackey By itlackey on 11/4/2007
There has been some changes to the file management portion of the IWeb SPI since the original blog post and beta release. This article explains the changes.

Ian Lackey promoted to co-project leader
IWeb By Michael Washington on 11/3/2007 4:29 PM
Due to his dedication to the project and that fact that he has now written nearly 50% of the IWeb code, Ian Lackey has been promoted to co-leader of IWeb.  Please join us in thanking him for his substantial contribution to the community.

IWeb hits 500!
IWeb By Michael Washington on 10/20/2007 8:37 AM

Wow yesterday IWeb hit 500 users! It is nice to see that 500 people have found IWeb useful. Lets take a step back and see what we have accomplished:


·  &nbs ...


IWeb File Management Capabilities
IWeb By Michael Washington on 10/7/2007 11:57 PM

(Currently we are Beta Testing this. It has not been released yet. It may take a month or so)

In addition to the new user management methods in IWeb, are the new file management capabilities. We have started to expose all of the functionality of the "File Manager" through IWeb methods. This will allow for easy management of files located on your portal.

Below is a list of methods currently exposed via IWeb. We plan to expand this list in future releases but feel that this covers most of the common tasks. We tried to mirror the methods in the FileSystemUtils class; however, some method signatures did change slightly due to the nature of web service communication. These changes should have minimal impact on the usability of these methods.

IWeb File Management Methods:


Create a user using IWeb (beta)
IWeb By Michael Washington on 10/6/2007 2:00 PM

For the next month (until 11/1/2007) we are Beta testing a new version of IWeb. This version will allow you to create a user:

and view the users details, including their password.

IWeb provides security for each method: 

You can get the Beta here:


We are looking for any problems running it ...


Proposal to the Core?
IWeb By Michael Washington on 8/10/2007 4:39 AM

In the past few months I have realized that:

·         The main goal of IWeb was to have a unified entry point for web services


Walk toward the (Silver)light...
IWeb By Michael Washington on 7/4/2007 6:58 AM

I originally started this project because I saw that web services were needed to interface DotNetNuke with ASP.NET AJAX. I think Creating Secure DotNetNuke ASP.NET AJAX Web Services is essential for creating secure DotNetNuke AJAX web services.

Now I am concentrating on Silverlight (see: A 3D DotNetNuke Dream). While Silverlight 1.1 allows for code behind interaction with DotNetNuke, for fast communication with DotNetNuke (for example to pull a piece of data from the DotNetNuke database) web services are again the best option.

One more enhancement before the proposal to the DotNetNuke Core
IWeb By Michael Washington on 6/21/2007 4:20 AM
I have updated the roadmap so there is now only one item to be completed before the proposal to the DotNetNuke Core in October. We had hoped to have other items such as the authentication enhancements but we were not able to recruit enough people to work on these issues. If you are interested in helping out please see the contact page.

IWeb 02.30.00 Posted - C# version of IWeb client
IWeb By Michael Washington on 5/20/2007 8:57 AM

IWeb 02.30.00 has been posted. It contains a C# version of the IWeb connector client. We plan to release a C# version of the IWeb Core with the next major release hopefully in July. We will continue to maintain a VB and a C# version of IWeb

C# Conversion of IWeb Client provided by:
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