Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a collection of questions asked by end users, other developers, or just people-who-ask-questions-in-general. Answers to those questions are included for your benefit.

General

  • What is Serenity?
    • Serenity is a webserver, which means it sends content (like text and images) to people who request it.
  • Is Serenity free?
    • Yes. It is both free of charge and is open source software.
  • Why should I use Serenity?
    • If you are a developer and plan on creating dynamic websites, Serenity provides a great deal of valuable features that make your task easier. If you are an end user, Serenity is extremly easy to configure and administrate.
  • Why should I switch to Serenity?
    • If you transition to Serenity, you will enjoy a much more structured and secure environment for your web applications, in addition to a significant decrease in the execution times of your dynamic websites.

Project

  • How do I join the Serenity team?
    • Hop in the IRC channel, #SerenityProject on irc.freenode.net, or head over and visit the forum thread which contains more information.
  • How do I submit a small change or feature? What if I've found a bug in Serenity?
    • You may use the Issue Tracker (link at the top of this page) to submit these items.

Features

  • Does Serenity support ASP.NET?
    • Not natively. However, ASP.NET support could be supplied by a third party SerenityModule without too much difficulty.

Design/Architecture

  • What computer language is Serenity written in?
    • Serenity is completely written using the C# language. It makes use of features provided by version 2.0 of the language, which requires the Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0 (or compatible).
  • What platforms does Serenity work on?
    • Currently, Serenity is only supported on Microsoft Windows-based computers running the Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0. In the future, it may be supported on Linux or Mac OSX as well.

Last edited Dec 15, 2006 at 6:40 AM by WShelley, version 3

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