XWiki Roadmap Archives for the 4.x Release Cycle

Last modified by Vincent Massol on 2018/02/05

This page contains the roadmap for past releases that were part of the 4.x Release Cycle. Latest roadmaps can be found on the XWiki Enterprise Roadmap page.

XWiki 4.x Cycle

  • Theme 1 (top priority): Ease of use
  • Theme 2: Quality

Release dates for the 4.x Cycle:

  • 4.0: April 2012 accept
  • 4.1: June 2012 accept
  • 4.2: September 2012 accept
  • 4.3: November 2012 accept
  • 4.4: January 2013 accept
  • 4.5: February 2013 accept

Here's the full list of what was achieved in the XWiki 4.x cycle.

XWiki Enterprise 4.5

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.5.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • AWM stabilization
  • Extension Manager stabilization
  • Localization module stabilization/improvements:
  • SOLR improvements/stabilization:
  • Workspaces stabilization:
  • Various bug fixes:

Proposed dates

  • 4.5M1: 14th of Jan 2013 29 Jan 2013 accept
  • 4.5RC1: 21st of Jan 2013 4 Feb 2013 6 Feb 2013 accept
  • 4.5 Final: 4th of February 2013 11 Feb 2013 12 Feb 2013 accept

XWiki Enterprise 4.4

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.4.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • AWM stabilization
  • Extension Manager stabilization
  • SOLR improvements/stabilization:
  • Make sure browser support is up to date, especially for IE8/9:

    TODO

    To be defined

  • Workspaces stabilization:
  • Various bug fixes:

Proposed dates

  • 4.4M1: 10th of December This version has been skipped
  • 4.4RC1: 17th of December 26 Dec 2012
  • 4.4Final: 27th of December 2 Jan 2013

XWiki 4.3

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.3.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Improvements on Search Components SOLR Implementation - Assignee: Edy
  • Usability improvements (Wysiwyg macros improvements, improvement dashboard look, Help center, XEM Usability, etc) - Assignee: Jean-Vincent
  • Improvements on AppWithinMinutes (according to the initial specs: user fields, suggests, validation, automated naming of pages, doc title + doc content, app generation quality) - Assignee: Marius with Sergiu for "automated page names"
  • Extension Manager Maintenance (testing, bug fixing, etc.) + Authentication - Assignee: Thomas
  • New l10n module and especially automatic Registration of translation objects in wiki pages (similar to wiki macros) - Assignee: Thomas
  • Apply Ludovic's Mobile Skin Assignee: Sergiu (if he gets the time)
  • Important JIRA issues sorted by priority (top priority first):
  • Investigations:
    • 4.x Skin. Assignee: Caty
    • Scalability Auditing. Assignee: Sorin
    • Mobile Skin + Mobile App investigation. Assignee: Ludovic

Proposed dates

  • 4.3M1: 22 Oct 23 Oct accept
  • 4.3M2: 5 Nov 9 nov 13 nov accept
  • 4.3RC1: 12 Nov 14 nov 16 Nov  accept
  • 4.3final: 19 Nov 21 nov 26 Nov accept

XWiki 4.2

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.2.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Extension Manager Improvements - Main goal: be able to upgrade an XWiki farm in a few minutes. Thomas + Marius to work on the UI part
  • Application Within Minutes improvements - Marius
  • Usability and more specifically home page experience improvement. Proposed devs: Caty and JV
  • Important JIRA issues sorted by priority (top priority first):



































  • Investigations:
    • Improved Home page content proposal - Caty
    • 4.x Skin - Caty
    • Title Handling:  Decide page name vs title, make title mandatory, make title readable when using scripting, etc - Caty/Vincent
    • More configuration options available from Administration - Caty/Vincent

Proposed dates

  • 4.2M1: 9 31 July 2012
  • 4.2M2: 6 7 Aug 2012
  • 4.2M3: 27 Aug 2012 3 Sep 2012 12 Sep 2012
  • 4.2RC1: 10 Sep 2012 19 Sep 2012 24 Sep 2012
  • 4.2Final: 17 Sep 2012 26 Sep 2012  27 Sep 2012

XWiki 4.1

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.1.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Extension Manager Improvements - Marius to work on the UI part:
  • Hidding Technical Content - Jean-Vincent:
  • First priority JIRAs:
  • Second priority JIRAs:
  • Third priority:
  • Investigation: Improved Home page content proposal - Caty

Proposed dates

  • 4.1M1: 7th of May accept
  • 4.1M2: 28th of May 31st of May accept
  • 4.1RC1: 11th of June accept
  • 4.1Final: 18th of June accept

XWiki Enterprise 4.0

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.0.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • App Within Minutes Improvements:
  • Extension Manager Improvements - Marius to work on the UI part:
  • Hidding Technical Content (especially on Home Page) - (Vincent to help Jean-Vincent):
  • Getting Started Guide on XE/XEM Home page:
  • LDAP Admin UI:
  • Various important JIRAs:
  • New Rights implementation - Denis
  • Investigation: Improved Home page content proposal - Caty
  • Investigation: Better search (SOLR integration for example) - Sergiu, Florin

Proposed dates

  • 4.0M1: 12 March 2012 13 March 2012
  • 4.0M2: 26 March 2012 5 April 2012
  • 4.0RC1: 9 April 2012 10 April 2012
  • 4.0 Final: 16 April 2012
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