An interesting conversation sprang up in the Telligent Evolution platform developer support forums this week about the development of older style ascx controls/widgets vs newer style nVelocity widgets. Patrick Mason and Adam Seabridge provided lots of detail and Adam summarized it best with this reply.
I will not go into too much detail here (see Adam's reply) but the key points are that ascx style widgets are still supported and will be for the foreseeable future. Some may find that ascx controls are easier to work with in Visual Studio but nVelocity style widgets offer portability, flexibility, organization, visibility, simple localization, modularization and re-use opportunities that ascx widgets do not.
Read the full thread here: http://telligent.com/support/telligent_evolution_platform/community/f/533/t/1073116.aspx
Great post, Dan!
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