Will "the Mighty" Strohl

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My name is Will Strohl. I'm a former employee of DNN Corp., a leader, personal branding expert, technologist, gamer, and more...


DNN 9 Appears to Be a Foundational Step Forward for the Future of DNN

DNN 9 Persona Bar

DNN Corp is on the verge of releasing their latest DNN Platform release, version 9.0.0.  As a DNN MVP, I of course had to take a look around at the new stuff coming.  It’s still in the early stages though, so there are a few areas where the new updates have some smoothing out to do, but overall, the updates we’re seeing in version 9.0 are very nice.  In short, it’s a much more contemporary user experience for all involved – but a very important step in the right direction for the future of all DNN’ers.  Here’s my preview and insights after using DNN 9.0 for the first time – a pre-release version of DNN 9.0, that is.


A Year of Grief: Thoughts & Lessons Learned

Sabrina and I at Artesa in wine country

I would imagine that not everyone who reads my blog knows, but as of today, it marks a year that I’ve been going through the process we call grieving.  A year ago today, I went through the most traumatic thing a person could go through – I found the person I love more than anything in this world, passed away.  My soul mate, lying there, all of my hopes and dreams, lost and crushed in less than a second.  Nothing can prepare you for such an abundantly awful thing.  Nothing.  However, one thing is certain, almost no one on the planet is immune from this experience.  No one.