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Welcome to KiGG


  • KiGG 4.0 is work on progress. Will be a total revamp and there could be breaking changes :(. Sorry for this. But will try to provide migration guide once ready. Not sure when a public beta release will be ready yet.
  • KiGG 3.0 with MVC 2.0 RTM support on .Net 3.5 SP1-VS2008 released
  • KiGG 2.6 with MVC 2.0 RTM support demo is online on staging KiGG v2.6 Beta
  • KiGG code base is upgraded to ASP.Net MVC 2 RTM on .Net 3.5 SP1. Change set 38916
  • KiGG 2.5 Released Check it out
  • Documentation page now available -still topics under construction- but you can check the initial Deployment Guide Part 1 for getting started.
  • For localization ideas and solution discussion followup on this thread

Project Description

KiGG is a Web 2.0 style social news web application developed in Microsoft supported technologies.

Project Bio

MS Tooling:
  • Linq To SQL or Entity Framework
  • MS Patterns & Practices – Enterprise Library (Logging & Caching)
  • MS Patterns & Practices - Unity
  • jQuery

  • SQL Server 2005 & 2008 all editions
  • MySQL 5.x

Other Third party:
  • Moq
  • HtmlAgilityPack
  • DotNetOpenId
  • jQuery UI & Markitup

External Service Integration:
  • PageGlimpse, WebSnapr - For thumbnail generation.
  • Akismet, TypePad and Defensio. - Spam Protection.
  • reCaptcha
  • Gravatar
  • OpenID & Id Selector
  • Url shrinking services ( &

Open Standard implementation:
  • hAtom, hReview, hVote, xFolk etc.
  • OpenSearch
  • SiteMap (Standard, Mobile, News)
  • RSS/Atom

It demonstrates how to develop a very loosely coupled application with Microsoft tooling following the domain driven design.

See it in Action
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Last edited Sep 2, 2012 at 12:33 PM by scriptstar, version 25