Pligg.net: Pligg completley rewritten using ASP.NET and VB.NET

Pligg.NET.jpgSocial media websites have been springing up left right and centre over the past couple of years thanks mainly to the release of the popular Pligg CMS System. Pligg is a freely available CMS system that is written in PHP and MYSQL and has been used for a high percentage of the current crop of digg.com like social voting websites.

kbeeveer46 one of the lead Pligg developers has started a personal project titled “Pligg Dot Net” that could prove very interesting if you are a ASP.NET devotee. “Pligg Dot Net” is a conversion of the Pligg System that runs on ASP.NET and VB.NET.

Quote: kbeeveer46

As some of you may know, I haven’t spent much time with Pligg since back in May when I graduated from College. I got a job as an ASP.NET developer. Recently, I was thinking, what better way to learn ASP.NET/VB.NET then to convert Pligg to it, hence the code name “Pligg Dot Net” For those not familiar, Pligg is written in PHP.

I spent the last week and a half building the front end. Since I’ve only spent a week and a half on this there’s no back-end management that you can demo quite yet

If you want to play around with the demo you can view it here: PliggDotNet.com Feel free to play around, submit stories etc etc. Any comments would be helpful

With the time that I had I tried to incorporate as many features as I could. Obviously, I couldn’t get them all. It’s only two weeks old and Pligg is 2 years I plan on continuing to develop this in my free time.

Note: This has nothing to do with Pligg version 1.0, 2.0 etc. This is something I’ve just done in my spare time.

At the current time there looks like no plan to release an ASP.NET version of Pligg but if their was enough demand and maybe a little cash thrown kbeeveer46’s way for his work ASP users could also enjoy owning their own pligg social voting site in the future.

Visit: PliggDotNet.com for a early demo

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Author: on January 4th, 2008

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  1. David Mackey says:

    Unfortunate this project has been all but abandoned.

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