Orchard community member
11 septembre 2013
If you are an active Orchard community member, you have already:
Installed the setup a hundred times.
Asked 'Do you have repro steps?' on an issue.
Added a Twitter Search column looking for 'OrchardCms'.
Searched in Google to find some sites "Powered by Orchard".
Maintained a OneNote with about 50 tabs of ideas to enhance the project.
Voted for a bug and wondered why it wasn't already fixed the day after.
Been surprised that 30Mo of source code could represent 2Go when compiled.
Displayed the source of a web page to see if the meta Generator is Orchard.
Subscribed to the feeds to be notified of the latest issues and discussions.
Said to a user that the feature he was looking for was in the 1.x branch.
Hated the people that used the reviews and rating to declare a bug.
Figured that you had to commit AND push to publish your changes.
Asked for an account to translate the resources on the Online Localization tool.
Felt disappointed that your issue had been postponed to 'Orchard Future Version'.
Attended to almost all Steering Committee Meetings but have never seen Piotr arriving on time.
Voted to have a Forum feature on User Voice and waited 2 years that Nick publishes the version 1.0
Wondered why a feature didn't work during one hour and realized that you had the detail of the error in the Log file.
Retrieved the source code of dozens of Orchard modules from CodePlex, GitHub or BitBucket.
Analyzed the growing number of Downloads on the Gallery, Web Platform gallery and Codeplex stats.
Taken half an hour to declare an issue and make a patch to fix a typo because 1 character was missing.
Began an Orchard theme with any existing Css framework : BootStrap, Metro, UiKit, Pure, Jquery Mobile.
Had this little moment of suspense when you retrieve the latest version of the code to se if there are new changes.
Discovered what is the origin of the project name. Ok, I'm kidding, noone knows ;-)
Wondered if Sebastien was serious or not and remember that is never serious.
Laughed seeing how Bertrand sometimes answered to people that forgot the simplest rules of courtesy.
Compared the features available with other popular .NET or php CMSs.
Dreamt of a version 2.0 that would be also an Ecommerce platform.
Waited for the next version during weeks without knowing when it will be released.
Had an idea of module and realized that Lombiq had already done it.
Had an idea of blog post and realized that David Hayden as already written one about it.
Explained to your client why he should migrate to the next version of Orchard.
Explained to your boss why you should attend to a conference in Santa Monica or Amsterdam.
Had one of these 'Orchard moment' when you understood how worked Content types, parts, fields, storage, IoC, Migration, Shapes, placement.info, dynamic compilation, ...