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Oxite Open Source ASP.NET MVC Project

Oxite Open Source ASP.NET MVC Project

December 10, 2008 10:05 amComments are Disabled

The team behind Channel 9, Channel 8, Channel 10, TechNet Edge, and Mix Online have released an open source blogging / basic content management platform called Oxite.

In addition to the core blogging features you’d expect, Oxite is a full working example of ASP.NET MVC in action!

And it’s from the real world:  Oxite powers the MIX Online site. Oxite was a greenfield (built from scratch) project but the dev team borrowed functionality, code, and lessons learned from the Channel 9 codebase.

Oxite is an open source, standards compliant, and highly extensible content management platform that can run anything from blogs to big web sites. We know this because it runs MIX Online.

I’m hoping to find some time this month to dig around in the code. As long as it will call out to something like Akismet for comment spam filtering, I’d be willing to give it a try.

You can find Oxite on CodePlex. Here’s an intro video from Channel 9:

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