Alkacon Software GmbH
Alexander is CEO of Alkacon Software GmbH and leading OpenCms core developer.
Being the original architect, Alexander invented OpenCms back in 1998. Since then, he is an active developer and contributor to the project. He also was responsible for the "open sourcing" of OpenCms in 2000. End of 2001, he founded Alkacon Software with the goal to focus exclusively on high quality OpenCms consulting and development. Today, Alkacon Software is the official maintainer of the OpenCms core development, currently serving over 100 customers all over the globe.
Working with OpenCms since more than 10 years, Alexander has been involved in literally hundreds of OpenCms projects worldwide. He also has developed significant portions of the OpenCms core system, for example the XML content API, the full text search integration and the image scaling.
When not in the office, Alexander enjoys indoor cycling, movies and playing with his little daughter.
Feb 15, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.1 is a maintenance update that fixes several issues that persisted in the 10.5.0 release. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding some new features and enhancements. It also ships an optimized version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Feb 15, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.