[Mono-list] Planning a simple blog engine for Mono

Alberto León leontiscar at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 10:13:38 UTC 2013

Perhaps I should to return to study FunnelWeb, but I want to achieve a
simple and strong alternative to Wordpress for .Net world but specially to
And I think FunnelWeb is not sufficient extended.

Another idea was use Wordpress as CMS for administration content, but use
Phalager to do an ASP.NET MVC as the front-end. Sounds crazy but is

2013/1/8 Daniel Lo Nigro <lists at dan.cx>

> The problem with mine is it's optimised for one particular use case - mine
> :). Things like the permalink style are set the way I like them
> (/year/month/post-title) and I haven't made things like this a setting or
> anything.
> I think FunnelWeb might still be worth looking at. I don't think there'd
> be any major issues with running it in Mono, just little things that would
> need to be worked out. For a general-purpose blog, it might be worth
> spending time in testing FunnelWeb on Mono instead of starting a brand new
> one. I only wrote my own because it helped me learn ASP.NET MVC better,
> and of course I like running my own code and knowing how it all works. :)
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 10:52 PM, Alberto León <leontiscar at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Ok, I will take a look of your personal blog system, Daniel.
>> I abandoned the idea of funnelWeb after read the threat you give me. But
>> I love the simplicity of funnelweb and the programmer oriented philosophy
>> 2013/1/7 Daniel Lo Nigro <lists at dan.cx>
>>> Not sure how useful it'd be to you, but I wrote one for personal use
>>> (although the code is integrated with the code for the rest of my site,
>>> it's not a separate blogging system). I used:
>>>    - ASP.NET <http://asp.net/> MVC 4 with Razor 2 and its built-in CSS
>>>    and JS minification (WebGrease)
>>>    - ServiceStack OrmLite<https://github.com/ServiceStack/ServiceStack.OrmLite> with
>>>    MySql.Data for the data access layer
>>>    - SimpleInjector <http://simpleinjector.codeplex.com/> for IoC /
>>>    Dependency injection
>>>    - DotLESS <http://www.dotlesscss.org/> for CSS preprocessing
>>>    - ELMAH <http://code.google.com/p/elmah/> for error logging
>>>    - MiniProfiler <http://miniprofiler.com/> for performance profiling
>>>    - T4MVC <http://t4mvc.codeplex.com/>
>>> The live version is at http://dan.cx/blog. It's running on Mono 3.0.2
>>> on Debian Linux. The code is available at
>>> https://github.com/Daniel15/Website :)
>>> As I only created it for personal use, I don't have enough free time to
>>> do things like proper documentation, installation wizards and a
>>> nice-looking administration section. But feel free to take any of the code
>>> if you find it useful. There's really not that much code in it but I think
>>> the code that is there is pretty clean.
>>> I also know of FunnelWeb <http://www.funnelweblog.com/> which is a
>>> blogging engine built on ASP.NET MVC 3.  I haven't tested compatibility
>>> on Mono and its database scripts are only built with SQL Server in mind (so
>>> they won't work properly on MySQL or PostgreSQL). See
>>> https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en&fromgroups=#!topic/funnelweblog/0PLPL2czWeE
>>> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 9:28 PM, Alberto León <leontiscar at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I have studied a variety .Net blog engines and frameworks. For a MVC
>>>> aproach, I can't find anything that can be deployed easy in MonoDevelop or
>>>> running without a big effort in configuration for apache and mod_mono
>>>> The more matured framework OpenSource Orchard, has a lot of headaches
>>>> and in my point of view, is very heavy to the simple taks of a blog.
>>>> I'm planning a new one, very simple, and easy to develop and run in
>>>> Linux with apache and Mono.
>>>> I will be pleased if you could give me some opinion and thoughts and
>>>> tell me your experiencie integrating or doing similar things.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Alberto León
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