Shaun Walker on Running an Open Source Project

Built on top of ASP.NET, DotNetNuke represents a "free, Open Source Framework ideal for creating Enterprise Web Applications". Last Thursday, I got a chance to chat with the man who's largely responsible for bring DotNetNuke to the masses; Shaun Walker.

Are you a developer thinking about starting your own open source project? Curious to hear what's involved in running one? Shaun Walker provides some valuable insights into his day-to-day activities - the method behind the madness, if you will - in this podcast. Enjoy!

Download MP3 Audio - Shaun Walker on Running an Open Source Project (12.7 MB - 27 minutes, 26 seconds)

About Shaun Walker

Shaun Walker is CEO of DotNetNuke Corporation. Shaun has 15 years professional experience in architecting and implementing large scale software solutions for private and public organizations. Shaun is the original creator and maintainer of DotNetNuke, a Web Application Framework for ASP.NET which has spawned the largest and most successful Open Source community project on the Microsoft platform. Based on his significant community contributions he was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in 2004 and an ASPInsider in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at User Groups in his local area and is a contributing author to the WROX Press book "Professional DotNetNuke 4 - Open Source Web Application Framework".

About Developer Night in Canada (DNIC)

Developer Night in Canada (DNIC) is a podcast produced by John Bristowe (@jbristowe) and Joey deVilla(@AccordionGuy)of Microsoft Canada. Its focus is to provide insight and analysis from some of the developers and experts in Canada. The RSS feed for Developer Night in Canada (DNIC) is available here. Alternatively, you can subscribe through Apple's iTunes here.

This article also appears on the Canadian Developer Connection blog here.