This was our first ever 2 day OpenCms development Sprint. The Sprint was held September 9-10, 2008 in the KOMED convention center in Cologne, Germany. A total of 10 developers attended the Sprint.
The Sprint was moderated by Alexander Kandzior, OpenCms lead developer and CEO of Alkacon Software. Alexander first presented a list of possible topics for the sprint compiled from previous input of the participants and other OpenCms users.
After a brief discussion, each Sprint participant selected a topic to work on. The first half of day one was then spend in setting up the working environment on the participants notebooks by installing OpenCms 7.0.5 checked out from public CVS with Eclipse as an IDE. This environment was then used to dig in to the OpenCms core.
The Sprint continued in a productive atmosphere. The evening of the first day was spend together with a nice dinner and some intro to the Cologne nightlife. On the second day, everyone was pretty busy working on the topic of choice in order to get some results accomplished. Photos from the event are available in the Sprint photo gallery.
In summary, after 2 days everyone agreed that this was a valuable event which should be repeated in the future.
The following topics where worked on by the participants during the 2 days of the Sprint:
More information about the individual results, including generated patches and download files, is available for each topic.
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.