How to set up Orchard CMS 1.7.3 on Mono 3.8.0
Comprehensive guide how to step-by-step run Orchard on Mono (Updated: February 2015)
Officially, Orchard CMS does not support Mono. There are no promises and no known plans to make it compatible. But being an Open Source project, it encourages developers worldwide to give it a try.
On December 2014 I was given an assignment to set up a running Orchard CMS configuration on a Linux machine. It was intended to run an updated version of our company site – currently it available at www.softelegance.com and uses Orchard CMS 1.7.3 and Mono 3.8.0. As other company’s systems and services were already running on Linux (and some already using the Mono platform), the decision was to reuse the same system.
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On behalf of SoftElegance, and all our software development teams, wishing you significant gains and considerable improvements throughout the upcoming 2015. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Ukrainian IT sector was mentioned several times at the reputable press this week
Several world-known online magazines like Forbes and BBC published this week their special reports about the Ukrainian IT industry.
Forbes has published Could Ukraine Be The Next Silicon Valley?. Greg Satell says that since Silicon Valley emerged as the center of the technology world in the seventies and eighties, others have tried to followed its lead, most have failed, but a few have succeeded brilliantly.
“It’s also important to remember that Ukraine is largest and one of the best educated countries in Europe, with an excellent base of talent and technology infrastructure. So while it may seem unlikely for Ukraine to become the next tech mecca, I wouldn’t bet against it.”, Satell says.
Ukrainian tech industry is worth about $5 billion. The outsourcing is the most developed and employs roughly 50,000 engineers across 500 firms
The next was BBC with its “Tech sector leading Ukraine’s pro-European revival” by business reporter Padraig Belton. He says that Ukraine’s tech sector is flourishing, and Ukraine is a “sleeping IT tiger”.
At Daily Mail Online came with the same question “Will the next Silicon Valley be in UKRAINE?“. According to it Ukraine has more than 4,100 firms that outsource skills to other countries, and its IT industry is growing by a quarter each year. Technology startups are making waves across the US and Europe.
Ukraine exports $2 billion in software service each year
The conclusion is that Ukraine’s IT sector, including tech start-ups and outsourcing industry, is booming and worth to be one of the world-known places to start IT business.
SoftElegance is going to participate at CompTIA’s Member Conference in London
Meet SoftElegance at the upcoming CompTIA’s EMEA Member and Partner Conference, 5-6 November 2014, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London, U.K.
CompTIA’s Member Conference brings together leading IT solution providers, vendors, distributors, training companies, and academies. Excellent chance to get new knowledge, experience, and ideas to share its own best practices and expertise. Moreover to connect, collaborate and gain insight into the latest technologies and trends to help grow their businesses and the IT industry.
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Ukrainian programmers participated in IEEEXtreme with support of SoftElegance
IEEEXtreme is a global challenge in which teams of IEEE Student members, supported by an IEEE Student Branch, advised and proctored by an IEEE member, compete in a 24-hour time span against each other to solve a set of programming problems.
Teams from Ukraine participated in this global programming competitions for a first time ever, in total it was registered more than 1700 teams from all around the world. It’s a honor for a guys to be in TOP-100 in a first year of participation. For detailed information and statistic see the total results list.
SoftElegance sponsored two teams who represented Ukraine in IEEEXtreme programming competition. We are really proud about the results of our young talented programmers, as Ukraine is famous as a country with many talented software developers and programmers and its required to invest into education from the very beginning. As more companies would care about the general ecosystem and software development outsourcing market in particular, as better it will be for the globe.
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SoftElegance Participates at the International Festival for Business 2014
SoftElegance participated at International Festival for Business, for more connections with the U.K. businesses, and in order to build international connections with business owners and prospective clients.
In June 2014 SoftElegance’s participated at International Festival for Business, the U.K.’s biggest business festival with unrivalled opportunities to build international connections and commercial value. During June and July Liverpool will host hundreds of events, conferences, seminars, and business meetings. IFB 2014 is truly global, with international reach and significance. The festival connects U.K. businesses into international markets, bringing together the smartest entrepreneurial minds and the best business opportunities.
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SoftElegance participated at TechEd North America 2014 in Houston, TX
TechEd is an annual conference for developers and IT professionals put on by Microsoft. TechEd North America is provides technical education, product evaluation, and community resources to plan, architect, deploy, manage and secure a connected enterprise. The brightest and most skilled technology professions meet to increase their technical expertise through deep hands-on technical learning, sharing of best practices and interaction with Microsoft and a variety of industry experts and their peers.
SoftElegance participated at this premier conference for enterprise developers and IT professionals to learn and share knowledge with the community.
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New Core Presentation — even better Dynamic Software Business Solutions
SoftElegance is proud to present its new Core Presentation. Spring 2014, we’ve redesigned our core presentation and glad to present it. Please see SoftElegance — Custom Software Development Services.
SoftElegance is a software development outsourcing company that provides quality business software and SaaS systems. We are committed to innovation design of the software we produce and to innovation, up-to-date web and UI design, so our new core presentation follows all modern design guidelines and brings all ideas and our software development philosophy to the customer.
Founded in 1993, SoftElegance is a software development outsourcing company that specializes in affordable custom software development and software solutions for business. SaaS systems, sophisticated web portals, applications, and business processes automation are offered to the customers who are on the FORTUNE 500 list and SMB companies. With offices in London, Houston, and Kiev and clients from the U.S. and the E.U. SoftElegance assists customers in developing software for internal automation and providing software solutions worldwide.
In March 2014 SoftElegance attended Retail Business Technology Expo in London
Retail Business Technology Expo 2014 is the largest gathering of the retail industry in Europe. RBTE is the must visit event for European retailers, software solutions providers for retail, and custom software development companies with experience in software development for retailers, like SoftElegance.
Another huge success in 2014!, says official RBTE website. It was a great show, large exhibition and knowledge sessions — we agree. The latest edition of Europe’s biggest and fastest growing retail solutions show – RBTE 2014, with 8,642 attendance – an increase of 20.23%.
Major IT facts, news, and statistic for 2013
In the last days of 2013 we publish some most interesting facts from IT industry in numbers.
Our leader is the fact about Healthcare.gov: “500 million lines of code behind the beleaguered Healthcare.gov website. Programmers spent most of October and November debugging and rewriting the code to get the site up to speed.”
The full list “2013 IT year in numbers”:
3.7 trillion – in U.S. dollars worldwide IT spending in 2013, according to Gartner’ research published in July. Prediction is 2 percent increase from 2012 spending. Statistic include data from the hardware, software, IT services and telecom markets.
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