After a short introduction into the build tool Maven 2 we dive into how we use it to build complete OpenCms based projects. A custom made Maven VFS Plugin helps managing all VFS content in a file system source tree just like Java sources.
This allows us to put complete OpenCms based projects under version control, including everything that resides in the VFS. That way team code contributions to all kind of VFS content can be managed using standard version control mechanisms just like with Java source files.
After checking out from version control an OpenCms based project can be built into a completely functional web application using Maven and the Maven VFS plugin.
Sep 26, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 Beta provides a feature complete look at OpenCms 10.5. This will be the only pre-release version before OpenCms 10.5.0 is published, which is expected by the end of November. Only minor GUI updates, as well as improvements to the demo template, will be made for the final release.
Sep 26, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.5 Beta release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this beta version.
Jun 14, 2016 - Being the greatest OpenCms update for years, version 10 brings a vastly improved user experience that combines the intuitive "Direct Edit" approach of OpenCms with a new, well integrated Lauchpad app center. OpenCms 10.0.1 is a maintenance update for 10.0.0 installations. It fixes several issues that persisted in previous releases. This version focuses on performance and stability.
Jun 14, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.0.1 release notes contain detailed information about the updates and fixes in this version.