This week has been busy with Midgard-related releases. The MidCOM 2.8 and Midgard 1.8.3 combo is very enticing, as it enables trying out the new replication system.
Updates to Midgard roadmap. Midgard’s near-future roadmap has been clarified regarding things like deprecation of PHP4 support and MidCOM 2.9 series. This means Midgard is soon joining the ranks of proper PHP5 CMSs
MidCOM 2.8 goes beta. MidCOM 2.8 series has entered release cycle. MidCOM 2.8 is a new Midgard 1.8 -only series that adds better performance, proper core metadata support and a bunch of new components and other features
Midgard developer meeting on June 1st - 3rd. The next Midgard developer meeting will be held in Otaniemi, Finland. There is still room for some interested Midgard users and developers.
Midgard CMS is an Open Source Content Management System built on top of the Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) platform. It provides a reliable, powerful and internationalized set of tools for building web sites and networked applications.
Midgard utilizes PHP as the web scripting language and provides integration interfaces on Java and C layers. Midgard’s unique architecture enables it to provide services like single sign-on and replication. With these capabilities and the integrated full-text search system, Midgard is an excellent match for information-rich web sites and intranets.
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