Orchard a free, open source, community-focused project for ASP.NET modules



  • Orchard is a free, open source, community-focused project aimed at delivering applications and reusable components on the ASP.NET platform.
  • This is interesting for students and educators as well.  Take a look at this interesting project at:

What is the Orchard project?  It is a way for developers to build interesting projects for a Content Management System (CMS) that utilizes ASP.NET.  To get started you can take a look at:


Imagine Cup Participants in the US

Orchard challenge in the international Imagine Cup:

Also, if you are a student who is participating in the Imagine Cup, this is one of the “challenges” that are available at http://www.imaginecup.com , which is the international version of the Imagine Cup Contest.  The challenge is at: http://imaginecup.com/competitions/orchard, and if you are registered on the http://www.imaginecup.us, you will need to sign up again.

Give it a shot.