OpenCms Development Sprints

Alkacon Software is regularly hosting OpenCms Development Sprints.

OpenCms sprints are a gathering of programmers who want to actively shape the future of OpenCms. Anyone interested in developing with OpenCms now or in the future is invited.

The first OpenCms Sprint was recently held September 2008 in Cologne, Germany. Proceedings of the Sprint are available for download.

The schedule and location of the next OpenCms Sprint will be announced in due course.

Check our news section regularly or subscribe to our news RSS feed to be informed.

The main goals of OpenCms sprints are:

  • To get to know each other better
  • Working on interesting OpenCms code and concepts
  • Increase the cooperation in the OpenCms community

For more information:

Latest News

  • Documentation website for the Mercury template

    Jul 8, 2024 - The Mercury template from Alkacon Software is a comprehensive, modular template based on Bootstrap 5 for OpenCms. This feature-rich template now has a complete and exhaustive documentation website.

  • OpenCms 17 available

    Apr 9, 2024 - OpenCms 17 gives content managers the new app "Date search" to find content that has been changed in a certain time range. The "Websites" app allows to easily export the content of a complete site for archiving. An option has been added to hide "sensitive" content in the Offline project. The default Mercury template has been further improved, e.g. with SEO optimized job postings, a "spacer" function and marker clusters for maps. OpenCms 17 has also been tested and certified using Java 17 LTS and 21 LTS.

  • OpenCms 17 Release Notes

    Apr 9, 2024 - The OpenCms 17 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 17

    Apr 9, 2024 - Alkacon OCEE 17 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 17. This version improves the cluster shutdown behaviour when using the CmsShell.

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