<
From version < 4.1 >
edited by Thomas Mortagne
on 2009/03/19
To version < 6.1 >
edited by Thomas Mortagne
on 2009/03/20
>
Change comment: There is no comment for this version

Summary

Details

Page properties
Content
... ... @@ -5,20 +5,35 @@
5 5  
6 6  1 Release Notes for XWiki Enterprise 1.8
7 7  
8 -1.1 Summary of changes since XWiki Enterprise 1.7
8 +The focus on 1.8 branch was on making the new rendering architecture and the new GWT based WYSIWYG able to fully replace the "old" rendering and TinyMCE based WYSIWYG.
9 +#warning("This version introduce conditional loading of JavaScript and StyleSheet in order for pages to load faster, sending to the browser only the files it needs to display the requested pages. This might break existing applications developed on top of XWiki that relied on such JavaScript and CSS files being present all the time. See [Applications migration section>#HApplicationsmigration] for more details")
9 9  
10 -Main changes:
11 +1.1 Changes since XWiki Enterprise 1.7
11 11  
13 +1.1.1 1. First usable version of new rendering and new WYSIWYG editor
14 +
15 + * Add ability to configure xwiki to use the XWiki Syntax 2.0 as default when creating new pages
16 + * First usable version of the new GWT WYSIWYG editor
17 + * Upgrade to groovy 1.6.
18 + * new "useravatar" macro for 2.0 syntax
19 + * new "rss" macro for 2.0 syntax
20 + * Added [wiki syntax for embedded documents>platform:Main.XWikiSyntax#HEmbeddeddocuments28XWikisyntax20only29]
21 + * Syntax API to convert a document from one syntax to another + new converter from XWiki Syntax 1.0 to XWiki Syntax 2.0. #info("You can try it by changing the syntax identifier of a page.")
22 +
23 +1.1.1 2. Usability Improvements
24 +
12 12   * *New Wiki Dashboard* on the home page:
13 - ** Spaces: all the spaces within your wiki (technical spaces are hidden):
14 - *** Links to the list of pages within each spaces.
15 - *** Links to the administration of each space.
16 - *** Allows to create new spaces.
17 - ** Tags: all the tags in the wiki under the form of a tag cloud.
18 - ** Recent changes: all the recent modifications in the wiki, grouped by author and by date.\\\\#displayImg("dashboard.jpg")
26 + ** Spaces: all the spaces within your wiki (technical spaces are hidden):
27 + *** Links to the list of pages within each spaces.
28 + *** Links to the administration of each space.
29 + *** Allows to create new spaces.
30 + ** Tags: all the tags in the wiki under the form of a tag cloud.
31 + ** Recent changes: all the recent modifications in the wiki, grouped by author and by date.\\\\#displayImg("dashboard.jpg")
32 +
19 19   * *New way of displaying tags*, with 2 new features:
20 - ** Tag rename.
21 - ** Tag delete.\\\\#displayImg("tags.jpg")
34 + ** Tag rename.
35 + ** Tag delete.\\\\#displayImg("tags.jpg")
36 +
22 22   * *Page loading time reduced by 30%*. Statistics on Sandbox.WebHome, ~~without client-side file caching~~ (most of the downloaded files are cached on the client after the first request):\\{table}
23 23  - | XE 1.8M1 | XE 1.8M2
24 24  Requests number | 37 | 25
... ... @@ -26,24 +26,23 @@
26 26  Download @ T1 (seconds) | 9.16 | 6.06
27 27  {table}
28 28   * *Improved information section in document footer*, including document children:\\\\#displayImg("footer.jpg")
29 - * *Added [wiki syntax for embedded documents>platform:Main.XWikiSyntax#HEmbeddeddocuments28XWikisyntax20only29]*
30 - * *Improved authentication performance for LDAP*. By default the authentication system now calls the authenticator only once by session, this means it does not call the LDAP authenticator and does not generate queries on the LDAP server for each request anymore. This can be changed using the <tt>xwiki.authentication.always</tt> configuration property in <tt>xwiki.cfg</tt>.
31 - * *Syntax API to convert a document from one syntax to another + first beta of the XWiki 1.0 syntax to XWiki 2.0 syntax*. #info("You can try it by changing the syntax identifier of a page.")
32 32   * *[New Office Importer>code:Applications.OfficeImporterApplication]*
33 - * *New converter from XWiki Syntax 1.0 to XWiki Syntax 2.0*
34 34   * *New REST API*
35 35   * *[New Blog application>code:Applications.BlogApplication]*
36 - * *First usable version of the new GWT WYSIWYG editor*
37 - * *Upgrade to groovy 1.6.*
38 - * *new "useravatar" macro for 2.0 syntax*
39 - * *new "rss" macro for 2.0 syntax*
40 - * *Add ability to configure xwiki to use the XWiki Syntax 2.0 as default when creating new pages*
41 - * *Update french translations*
42 - * *Update german translations*
43 - * *Update spanish translation*
44 44  
45 -Important bug fixes:
48 +1.1.1 3. Authentication
46 46  
50 + * Improved authentication performance for LDAP. By default the authentication system now calls the authenticator only once by session, this means it does not call the LDAP authenticator and does not generate queries on the LDAP server for each request anymore. This can be changed using the <tt>xwiki.authentication.always</tt> configuration property in <tt>xwiki.cfg</tt>.
51 +
52 +1.1.1 4. Translations
53 +
54 + * New or improved translations:
55 + ** french
56 + ** german
57 + ** spanish
58 +
59 +1.1.1 5. Important bugs fixed
60 +
47 47   * Many bug fixes and improvements in the new GWT WYSIWYG editor
48 48   * Many bug fixes and improvements in the new XWiki 2.0 syntax rendering
49 49   * Many bug fixes and improvements in 1.0->2.0 syntaxes conversion

Get Connected