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From version 32.1
edited by Vincent Massol
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edited by Vincent Massol
on 2009/09/24
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4 4  
5 5  == New and Noteworthy (since XWiki Enterprise 1.9.3) ==
6 6  
7 -=== 1 UI Improvements ===
7 +=== 1 User Interface ===
8 8  
9 9  ==== Colibri skin ====
10 10  
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20 20  
21 21  [[image:code:[email protected]]]
22 22  
23 -We provide several predefined themes out of the box:
23 +We provide several predefined themes out of the box (and it's possible to create new ones):
24 24  
25 25  [[image:code:[email protected]]]
26 26  
27 27  {{info}}Themes are indepedent of skins. However currently only the new Colibri skin uses them. Future skins will be made to use Color Themes. In addition, the Class/Object editor has been modified to use the selected color theme.{{/info}}
28 28  
29 -==== Other UI improvements ====
29 +==== New Title handling ====
30 30  
31 -* Make section editing work for any section level. You can configure it using the new property ##xwiki.section.depth## in ##xwiki.cfg## file
32 -* Change button order in preview mode
33 -* Make all skins display the document title as the top level header and ensure there's no duplicate titles displayed.
31 +The document title is now used as the top level header of pages. If no title is specified then it's extracted from the content of the page automatically.
34 34  
35 -{{warning}}Not all the pages has been converted to new title handling. It will be fixed during the 2.0.x branch life (hopefully for 2.0.1).{{/warning}}
33 +This change has been done to all skins: Albatross, Toucan and Colibri.
36 36  
37 -* Space Index, Document Index and Orphaned Page now use generic livetable tools
38 -* Remove "History" from the edit modes
39 -* TOC macro now starts at first level by default
40 -* Several IE6/7 bugfixes
41 -* Improve group creation form
42 -* Reorganize editor button
43 -* Diff UI improvement
44 -* Improve the Rename form
45 -* Nicer pagination of the document history
46 -* Display a friendly message instead of an error when clicking on History after having created a new page
47 -* The "Rights editor help" panels has been removed
48 -* Improve Import administration section
49 -* Improved document footer section
50 -* Improved tag display and editing
35 +{{warning}}In order not to break existing content we've introduced a title compatibility flag (##xwiki.title.compatibility## in ##xwiki.cfg##) which when active will remove title duplication if your document has a title and a top level header inside the content with the same name. If you upgrade make sure you modify your ##xwiki.cfg## to use that compatibility flag.{{/warning}}
51 51  
52 -=== 2 WYSIWYG Improvements ===
37 +{{info}}We recommend that you modify your pages to **always** use a title from now on{{/info}}
53 53  
54 -See [[WYSIWYG documentation>>platform:Features.WysiwygEditor]] for more details.
55 -
56 -* Upgrade to [[GWT 1.7.0>>http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/releases/release-notes-1.7.0.html#Release_Notes_Current]]
57 -* Faster navigation for image and link insertion
58 -* Add internationalization support
59 -* Improve UX in wysiwyg dialogs / wizards: navigation, error reporting, forms, etc
60 -
61 -==== Double click to edit a macro ====
62 -
63 -User can now double click on a macro to edit it and double click in the list of macro to insert it.
64 -
65 -==== Nicer macro names in the list of macros ====
66 -
67 -WYSIWYG does not expose macro identifier anymore but human readable names provided by the different macros.
68 -
69 -==== Macros categories ====
70 -
71 -Each macro can now be added in a default category the macro author thinks appropriate. It's also possible to overwrite the macro category with configuration.
72 -
73 -The macros categories are mainly used in WYSIWYG to make it easier to find the macros to use.
74 -
75 -image:[email protected]
76 -image:[email protected]
77 -
78 -=== Rendering 2.0 ===
79 -
80 -* New Section editing
81 -* Allow default document syntax to be specified in User profile configuration
82 -
83 -{{warning}}
84 -Not all the pages has been converted to new xwiki/2.0 syntax. It will be fixed during the 2.0.x branch life (hopefully for 2.0.1).
85 -{{/warning}}
86 -
87 -==== Output syntax parameter ====
88 -
89 -It's now possible to decide which renderer to use to print the document content. For example if you want to generate dome JSON page you can use "?outputSyntax=plain&xpage=plain" to make sure only the content is printed and there is no html syntax printed, just a plain text of what exactly was generated by a velocity macro (without macro markers html comments etc.)
90 -
91 -See [[URL parsing documentation>>platform:AdminGuide.URL resolution#HoutputSyntaxandoutputSyntaxVersion]].
92 -
93 -==== New Wiki rendering 2.0 macros ====
94 -
95 -See [[Wiki macros documentation>>platform:DevGuide.WikiMacroTutorial]] for more details.
96 -
97 -==== New Tag Cloud Panel ====
98 -
99 -A panels containing the tag cloud is now provided by default and can be used like any other panel.
100 -
101 -image:[email protected]
102 -
103 103  ==== New Search Interface ====
104 104  
105 105  The default search page UI has been improved to be easier to understand and use.
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106 106  
107 107  [[image:[email protected]||width="600"]]
108 108  
109 -==== New info, warning and error macros ====
45 +==== New Tag Cloud Panel ====
110 110  
111 -See [[Message macro documentation>>code:Macros.MessageMacro]] for more details.
47 +A panel containing the tag cloud is now provided by default and can be used like any other panel.
112 112  
113 -==== New Chart macro for XWiki 2.0 syntax ====
49 +[[image:ReleaseNotesXWikiEnterprise20M1@tagcloudpanel.png]]
114 114  
115 -See [[Chart macro documentation>>code:Macros.ChartMacro20]].
51 +==== General UI improvements ====
116 116  
117 -==== Script macro improvements ====
53 +* The top level menu has been refactored in the Colibri skin:
54 +** More consistency
55 +** Addition of a Create action to create page, space and import office documents
56 +* The Administration Import page now allows uploading several XARs at once
57 +* Document footer now allows adding Tags
58 +* Button order in preview mode has been modified for improved usability
59 +* Reorganized editor buttons to be more intuitive and less prone to erros
60 +* Section editing now works for any section level. You can configure it using the new property ##xwiki.section.depth## in ##xwiki.cfg## file. By default sections level 1 and 2 can be edited.
61 +* Space Index, Document Index and Orphaned Page now use the generic Livetable
62 +* "History" tab gas been removed from the right panel in edit mode
63 +* Improved the Group creation form
64 +* Diff UI improvement
65 +* Improved the Rename form
66 +* Nicer pagination of the document history
67 +* Display a friendly message instead of an error when clicking on History after having created a new page
68 +* The "Rights editor help" panels has been removed
69 +* Improved document footer section
70 +* Improved tag display and editing
71 +* Several IE6/7 bugfixes
72 +* Documents created internally for XWiki's needs are now created under the ##superadmin## user and are not visible to Simple Users by default (Advanced users and Admin see them though)
118 118  
119 -See the [[Script Macro documentation>>code:Macros.ScriptMacro]] for more details.
74 +=== 2 WYSIWYG ===
120 120  
121 -* It's now possible to add JARs attached to a page to the Script Macro class loader.
122 -* All the script macros in the same rendering process (a document and it's included documents) share the same class loader. For example this makes possible to declare a groovy class in a document and use it in other documents which includes it.
123 -* It's now possible to not parse velocity macro content for wiki syntax by using the wiki="false" parameter.
76 +See [[WYSIWYG documentation>>platform:Features.WysiwygEditor]] for more details.
124 124  
125 -==== New Python macro ====
78 +==== Macro improvements ====
126 126  
127 -See [[code:Macros.PythonMacro]] for more details.
80 +* User can now double click on a macro to edit it and double click in the list of macro to insert it.
81 +* Macro names are now displayed instead of their internal IDs.
82 +* Macros are now categorized and it's possible to override macro category through configuration:(((
83 +image:[email protected]
84 +)))
85 +* The Insert Macro dialog box now has a live search for easily finding macros:(((
86 +image:[email protected]
87 +)))
128 128  
129 -==== Footnote macro ====
89 +==== Other improvements ====
130 130  
131 -See [[Footnote macro documentation>>code:Macros.Footnote20Macro]].
91 +* Added IE8 support (thanks to the [[GWT 1.7.0>>http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/releases/release-notes-1.7.0.html#Release_Notes_Current]] upgrade)
92 +* Faster navigation for image and link insertion with tabs provided for easily selecting recently viewed pages and the addition of a search box
93 +* Added internationalization support and French translations
94 +* Dialog boxes in the WYSIWYG editor have been aligned and are now following XWiki's usability guidelines
132 132  
96 +=== 3 Macros ===
97 +
98 +* New [[Formula macro>>code:Macros.FormulaMacro]] for displaying Mathematical formulas. For example:(((
99 +[[image:code:[email protected]]]
100 +)))
101 +* New [[Info, Warning and Error macros>>code:Macros.MessageMacro]].
102 +* New [[Chart macro>>code:Macros.ChartMacro20]].
103 +* New [[Ruby macro>>code:Macros.RubyMacro]] to use JRuby for adding scripts into wiki pages (same binding as for the existing Velocity and Groovy macros).
104 +* New [[Python macro>>code:Macros.PythonMacro]] to use Jython for adding scripts into wiki pages (same binding as for the existing Velocity and Groovy macros).
105 +* New [[Footnote macro documentation>>code:Macros.Footnote20Macro]]. For example:(((
133 133  [[image:code:[email protected]]]
107 +)))
108 +* Added ability to transform any wiki content into a Macro. See the [[Wiki Macro tutorial>>platform:DevGuide.WikiMacroTutorial]] for more details.
109 +* Improvements to the [[Script macros>>code:Macros.ScriptMacro]] (groovy, velocity, python, ruby)
110 +** It's now possible to add JARs attached to a page to the Script Macro class loader.
111 +** All the script macros in the same rendering process (a document and it's included documents) share the same class loader. For example this makes possible to declare a Groovy class in a document and use it in other documents which includes it.
112 +** It's now possible to not parse velocity macro content for wiki syntax by using the ##wiki="false"## parameter.
113 +* The Table Of Content macro now starts at the first level by default (it used to start at the second level by default).
134 134  
135 -==== Formula macro ====
115 +=== 4 Rendering ===
136 136  
137 -Ability to render Mathematical Formulas using the ~{~{formula}} macro (see [[documentation page>>code:Macros.FormulaMacro]]).
117 +==== General improvements ====
138 138  
139 -You can check for examples on the [[Wikipedia Math Markup page>>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Math_markup]].
119 +* Section editing is now supported with XWiki Syntax 2.0
120 +* Definition lists now support parameters
121 +* Document syntax to use for new pages by default can now be configured on a per user level in user profiles
122 +* Velocity Tools and Velocity configuration can now be specified in the ##xwiki.properties## configuration file
140 140  
141 -==== Smaller XHTML output ====
124 +{{warning}}Not all the pages from the default XAR have been converted to the XWiki Syntax 2.0 yet.{{/warning}}
142 142  
143 -We introduced a light XHTML renderer which avoid having all extra datas needed by the WYSIWYG. You will not get any weird XHTML comment anymore in the rendered page.
126 +==== Output syntax parameter ====
144 144  
145 -==== Renderers are now real components ====
128 +It's now possible to decide which renderer to use to print the document content. For example if you want to generate a JSON page you can use "?outputSyntax=plain&xpage=plain" to make sure only the content is printed and there is no HTML syntax printed, just a plain text of what exactly was generated by a velocity macro (without macro markers HTML comments etc.)
146 146  
147 -The same way it's possible to add any parser it's now possible to add any renderer for a specific output simply by registering it as a component.
130 +See [[URL parsing documentation>>platform:AdminGuide.URL resolution#HoutputSyntaxandoutputSyntaxVersion]].
148 148  
149 -See [[code:Modules.RenderingModule]] for more details.
132 +=== 5 Watchlist ===
150 150  
151 -==== New plain text parser ====
152 -
153 -Plain text parser make possible to put in a page some plain text to render it exactly as it. The syntax name of plain text renderer is ##plain/1.0##, you can enable it in xwiki.cfg.
154 -
155 -=== Scheduler improvements ===
156 -
157 -* Allow to manually trigger a job (execute it once)
158 -* Upgrade to Quartz 1.6.5
159 -
160 -=== Watchlist ===
161 -
162 162  * Add watch/unwatch wiki in the Watch menu
163 163  * Improve notification email readability by displaying icons for objects, classes and properties
164 164  * Watch List support registering for user activity
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165 165  * Put document metadata modifications in diffs
166 166  * Make the watchlist work across multiple wikis
167 167  * Put links to pages in email notifications
168 -* Use activitystream feed building feature to generate watchlist RSS feed
169 169  * In virtual mode allow each wiki to have its own watchlist email template document
170 -* Big speed improvement by refactoring the watchlist based on activity stream plugin
171 171  * Add support for class and object diff in the mails
172 172  * Add support for full wiki watching
173 173  * Allow to create watchlist notifications for any interval of time
174 174  * Mails design improvement
175 175  
176 -=== New Activity stream ===
146 +=== 6 Clustering ===
177 177  
178 -* Provide a way to delete events after a configurable amount of time
179 -* Allow to store all activity events in the main wiki in virtual mode
148 +It's now possible to make different instances of XWiki or other programs shares events.
180 180  
181 -=== New events for XWiki startup/shutdown ===
150 +The main use cases for this are:
151 +- clustering
152 +- external monitoring of XWiki
182 182  
183 -It's now possible for a component or a plugin to register to startup or shutdown events. It's very useful when some plugin need to start and stop an external service.
154 +This release include documents events support for code using new Observation Manager and remote events support in document cache so that's it's possible to do basic clustering already. The old code using old notification system will be upgraded during the RC process before the final 2.0 version and support will be added for other types of events. Note that Remote Observation Manager already support any kind of fully Serializable events.
184 184  
185 -=== Velocity tools and Velocity properties can be easily changed ===
156 +=== 7 Performance ===
186 186  
187 -See ##velocity.tools## and ##velocity.properties## parameters in xwiki.properties.
158 +* We have introduced a lighter XHTML renderer which avoid having all extra datas needed by the WYSIWYG, thus reducing a lot the size of rendered pages in view mode.
159 +* JS and CSS files are now compressed.
160 +* The watchlist feature now supports multi wiki and has improved performances to prevent farm wikis to be stuck when sending all notifications for all wikis (this is done by using the new Activity Stream feature).
188 188  
189 -=== Component Manager improvements ===
162 +=== 8 Changes for Developers ===
190 190  
191 -* Added way to programmatically provide the component instance when register it
192 -* Added way to programmatically unregister component
164 +* Renderers are now real components. The same way it's possible to add any parser it's now possible to add any renderer for a specific output simply by registering it as a component. See [[code:Modules.RenderingModule]] for more details.
165 +* New plain text parser. Pain text parser make possible to put in a page some plain text to render it exactly as it. The syntax name of plain text renderer is ##plain/1.0##, you can enable it in ##xwiki.cfg##.
166 +* The WYSIWYG editor menus are now more easily configured since it nows reads the following XWikiPreferences properties:
167 +** ##wysiwyg.plugins## (the list of plugins to load)
168 +** ##wysiwyg.menu## (the top menu entries)
169 +** ##wysiwyg.toolbar## (the list of features to place on the tool bar)
170 +* New color picker widget
171 +* New Velocity RegexTool (usable using the ##$regextool## variable in Velocity)
172 +* Added new Activity Stream plugin to record events happening in the system with the following features:
173 +** Applications can create their own activity streams to record custom events
174 +** Provide a way to delete events after a configurable amount of time
175 +** Allow to store all activity events in the main wiki in multi wiki mode
176 +* New events for XWiki startup/shutdown. It's now possible for a component or a plugin to register to startup or shutdown events. It's very useful when some plugin need to start and stop an external service.
177 +* Component Manager improvements
178 +** Added way to programmatically provide the component instance when register it
179 +** Added way to programmatically unregister component
180 +* New [[Properties module>>code:Modules.PropertiesModule]] that offers:
181 +** Java bean populating support
182 +** Java type conversion support
183 +** Java bean validation support
184 +* Upgraded several libraries:
185 +** Upgraded to Quartz 1.6.5
186 +** Upgraded to GWT 1.7
187 +** Upgraded to Jython 2.5.1 RC3
188 +** Upgraded to Smart GWT 1.2
189 +** Upgraded to Prototype 1.6.1
193 193  
194 -=== New xwiki-properties module ===
191 +=== 9 Others ===
195 195  
196 -See [[Properties module documentation>>code:Modules.PropertiesModule]].
193 +* The Scheduler now allows to manually trigger a job (execute it once)
197 197  
198 -* Java bean populating support
199 -* Java type conversion support
200 -* Java bean validation support
201 -
202 -Among other things this mean the following changes for the 2.0 macros:
203 -
204 -* Any case is supported for macros parameters names
205 -* Public fields are now supported (not only getters and setters)
206 -* Java macro parameters bean is validated agains JSR 303 (See )
207 -* Macro properties java bean can implements RawProperties to get custom non converted parameters
208 -* You can add support for any type conversion by implementing Converter component
209 -* Any Enum conversion is supported (no need to register each Enum subclass against ConvertUtils anymore)
210 -* Support for Color conversion
211 -
212 -=== Remote Observation Manager and clustering ===
213 -
214 -It's now possible to make different instances of XWiki or other programs shares events.
215 -
216 -The main use cases for this are:
217 -- clustering
218 -- external monitoring of XWiki
219 -
220 -This release include documents events support for code using new Observation Manager and remote events support in document cache so that's it's possible to do basic clustering already. The old code using old notification system will be upgraded during the RC process before the final 2.0 version and support will be added for other types of events. Note that Remote Observation Manager already support any kind of fully Serializable events.
221 -
222 222  == Known issues ==
223 223  
224 224  * [[Bugs we know about>>http://jira.xwiki.org/jira/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&&type=1&pid=10010&resolution=-1&sorter/field=updated&sorter/order=DESC]]

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