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Jun 29 2017

XWiki Enterprise is dead, long live XWiki!

With the release of 9.5.1 we have dropped the XWiki Enterprise distribution and instead we exposed the Flavor mechanism. Now when you install or create a new wiki you will be able to choose the Flavor you want to use. We expect in the future that the community members will provide additional Flavors built on top of XWiki and you could select between them when customizing your wiki. ...

Feb 02 2017

XWiki using Jenkins GitHub Organization Pipeline

The Jenkins Pipeline plugin includes a very nice feature which is the "GitHub Organization" job type. This job type will scan a given GitHub organization repositories for Jenkinsfile files and when found will automatically create a pipeline job for them. ...

Sep 14 2016

Highlights of the XWiki 7.x Cycle

Here are some highlights of what done during the XWiki 7.x Cycle.

1557 issues closed: 696 bugs closed, 541 improvements, 83 new features and more!
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Highlights of the XWiki 7.x Cycle

Here are some highlights of what done during the XWiki 7.x Cycle.

1557 issues closed: 696 bugs closed, 541 improvements, 83 new features and more!
...

Jul 14 2016

Updating the XWiki UI using a bit of JavaScript and Velocity code

It's natural that depending on the actions of users, we want to also update the UI. For example the click of a button, the selection of a checkbox or the scroll of a page. These tasks can be easily achieved using the XWiki platform and some basic web technologies know-how. ...

May 17 2016

XWiki Big Data with Elastic Search

Update Nov 2016: we published an extension to integrate Elasticsearch and Kibana4 into XWiki.

Almost two years ago, in the XWiki open source community, we needed to learn how many XWiki users we actually had and understand a bit better our user base. For this we decided to implement a big data system allowing to get information about the XWiki open source installs, all anonymously of course. ...

May 13 2016

XWiki Development Practices seen by XWiki SAS

Vincent Massol has held an internal training at XWiki SAS about the Development Practices used by the XWiki SAS product team in charge of developing the XWiki open source project (among other projects). Most of the practices detailed are those from the XWiki open source project, defined on the dev subwiki. However the slides also provide a glimpse of other development practices that are used to complement the open source practices, such as Roadmap preparation and Stakeholder meetings. ...

May 03 2016

Bye Bye CLIRR, Welcome Revapi!

Vincent Massol has published an article explaining how the XWiki project has switched from using CLIRR to using Revapi for automatically ensuring API backward compatibility. ...

Apr 20 2015

Roadmap-free Sprint #1

Results of a 2-weeks sprint by XWiki SAS developers working on XWiki features. ...

Aug 09 2013

Improvements Review (XWiki 2.4 - 5.1)

I've prepared for XWiki SAS's Seminar a presentation reviewing the improvements and new features we added inside XWiki Enterprise between version 2.4 and version 5.1. 

For features that existed before 2.4 there is a comparison view of how it looks now and how it looked back then. I've also listed the people that were involved in making the features come true.  ...

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Created by Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) on 2013/06/20
    

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