Blog posts for March 2009

XWiki Office 1.0 Milestone 1 Released

This is the first release of XOffice. XOffice 1.0 M1 provides an Word Add-in that integrates XWiki with Microsoft Office. Main features:
  • Create new pages using Word
  • Edit existing pages inside Word
  • Export a Word document as a wiki page
  • Attach documents to the wiki
  • Download attachments
  • Browse the wiki using the Wiki Explorer.
For details about XOffice check: http://xoffice.xwiki.org For more info about this release see the release notes

XWiki Enterprise 1.8 Release Candidate 2 Released

Second Release Candidate of the XWiki Enterprise 1.8 version.

Main changes:

  • new "useravatar" macro for 2.0 syntax
  • Improvements on 1.0->2.0 syntaxes convertion
  • Add ability to configure xwiki to use the XWiki Syntax 2.0 as default when creating new pages
  • Bugs fixed in XWiki 2.0 syntax rendering.
  • Upgrade to groovy 1.6 final.
  • Update french translations
  • Update german translations
  • Update spanish translation
Important bug fixes:

  • XWIKI-3228 - Error while saving xwiki 2.0 documents containing anchor links
  • XWIKI-3242 - Entering an empty link makes the rendering blow up
  • XWIKI-3252 - Cannot view documents in other languages than the default when in multilingual mode and when using XWiki Syntax 2.0
For more details about this 1.8 Release Candidate 2 release, check the release notes.

Google Summer of Code 2009

The XWiki project has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code 2009 organization. This is the fifth time in a row we're accepted (we've been participating since the beginning) and we're proud of it.

We've started gathering project ideas on the XWiki GSOC page. If you have project ideas or are interested to participate feel free to send us an email on the XWiki Mailing list. ...

XWiki Enterprise 1.8 and XWiki Enterprise Manager 1.6 Released

The XWiki development team is pleased to announce the release of XWiki Enterprise 1.8 and XWiki Enterprise Manager 1.6.

Changes from 1.7:

  • First usable version of new rendering and new WYSIWYG editor
  • New Wiki Dashboard
  • New way of displaying tags
  • Page loading time reduced by 30%
  • Improved information section in document footer
  • By default the authentication system now calls the authenticator only once by session
  • Updated french translation
  • Updated german translation
  • Updated spanish translation
Important bug fixes:

  • Scaled images in exported PDF and RTF have wrong dimensions
  • When a wiki is removed, it's not removed form the cache
  • Including a document with first or second heading level breaks the including document section edit link
  • PDF export does not take into account the encoding specified in xwiki.cfg
For more information see the Release notes.

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