Advanced Sitefinity Developer class in the Silicon Valley

By January 3, 2017Sitefinity
We are very pleased and excited about offering the only west coast Progress Sitefinity Advanced Developer class at our training facility in Scotts Valley, CA (25 minutes from San Jose Airport SJC) at the heart of the Silicon Valley. This class offers backend developers the ability to develop a web application using Sitefinity CMS. You will receive extensive knowledge, on-class support and be taught by Sitefinity experts with 25 years of training experience.  Each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.  This class will enable you to confidently take the Advanced Sitefinity Developer Exam.
This class is an official Progress Sitefinity class with authorized and licensed Progress Sitefinity material through the Progress Partner Education Program.
Any individual completing this class will receive a free official certification exam from Progress valued at $200 at completion. The certificate will be valid for 90 days after the completion of the course.

 Course Description

This course is designed to develop advanced skills for building applications using Progress Sitefinity CMS.

It starts with a basic overview and presentation, then quickly advances through fundamentals and more complex concepts. Special attention is given to application performance as well as to best practices for coding and testing Sitefinity applications.


Lino Tadros, MVP and Telerik Developer Expert,  11 years experience in Sitefinity.


$2,395 USD per student

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3 full days from February 27th to March 1st 2017


100 Enterprise Way
Suite C240
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Develop the presentation layer of Progress® Sitefinity™ CMS using the Sitefinity Feather open source project
  • Connect the presentation layer with the data layer using different Sitefinity APIs
  • Model the data layer in Sitefinity CMS
  • Integrate external content and integrate with external systems
  • Perform advanced tasks such as optimizing application performance, testing code, etc.


Day 1 – Laying the Foundation

  • Course Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Brief Review of Sitefinity Features
  • Lesson 2: Developing the Presentation Layer
  • Lesson 3: Widget Designer Framework

Day 2 – Taking It to the Next Level

  • Lesson 4: Bringing Content to the Presentation Layer Using APIs
  • Lesson 5: Using Providers to Connect to Different Data Sources
  • Lesson 6: Localization of Content
  • Lesson 7: Working with Events

Day 3 – Advanced Topics

  • Lesson 8: Optimizing the Performance of Your Sitefinity Application
  • Lesson 9: Managing Sitefinity Configurations
  • Lesson 10: Testing Your Code


  • Create good performing Sitefinity applications
  • Understand the Sitefinity architecture
  • Create MVC widgets
  • Extend existing Sitefinity functionality
  • Learn the different APIs of Sitefinity


The course is designed for backend developers who want to develop a web application using Sitefinity CMS.

Before taking this course, students should have:

  • Passed the Basic Sitefinity Developer Certification Exam
  • Have strong experience developing ASP.NET applications
  • Possess a working knowledge of ASP.NET MVC
  • Have strong experience with HTML and JavaScript
  • Hold a working knowledge of AngularJS
  • Have work experience with relational databases

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Alain "Lino" Tadros is President & CEO of Falafel Software, a Silicon Valley based company, with presence in Colorado,Texas, Ohio, Washington, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Florida and North Carolina, dedicated to providing world-class consulting, training, and software development for small, medium, and enterprise level businesses. Prior to founding Falafel, Lino was a member of the development team at Borland for Delphi and C++Builder. Lino has been awarded Microsoft MVP status thirteen years in a row for his numerous contributions to the C# community and is an expert in .NET, LINQ, ASP.NET, MVC, XAML, Xamarin, Windows Phone and Web Services. Lino is an industry renowned speaker and has given numerous presentations in 47 different countries since 1994. He also currently sits on the Board of Directors of 4 Silicon Valley corporations.