XWiki Roadmap Archives for the 4.x Release Cycle

Version 3.1 by Thomas Mortagne on 2012/12/20

This page contains the roadmap for past releases that were part of the 3.x Release Cycle. Latest roadmaps can be found on the XWiki Enterprise Roadmap page.

XWiki 4.x Cycle

  • Theme 1 (top priority): Ease of use
  • Theme 2: Quality

Release dates for the 4.x Cycle:

  • 4.0: April 2012 accept
  • 4.1: June 2012 accept
  • 4.2: September 2012 accept
  • 4.3: November 2012 accept

XWiki 4.3

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.3.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Improvements on Search Components SOLR Implementation - Assignee: Edy
  • Usability improvements (Wysiwyg macros improvements, improvement dashboard look, Help center, XEM Usability, etc) - Assignee: Jean-Vincent
  • Improvements on AppWithinMinutes (according to the initial specs: user fields, suggests, validation, automated naming of pages, doc title + doc content, app generation quality) - Assignee: Marius with Sergiu for "automated page names"
  • Extension Manager Maintenance (testing, bug fixing, etc.) + Authentication - Assignee: Thomas
  • New l10n module and especially automatic Registration of translation objects in wiki pages (similar to wiki macros) - Assignee: Thomas
  • Apply Ludovic's Mobile Skin Assignee: Sergiu (if he gets the time)
  • Important JIRA issues sorted by priority (top priority first):
  • Investigations:
    • 4.x Skin. Assignee: Caty
    • Scalability Auditing. Assignee: Sorin
    • Mobile Skin + Mobile App investigation. Assignee: Ludovic

Proposed dates

  • 4.3M1: 22 Oct 23 Oct accept
  • 4.3M2: 5 Nov 9 nov 13 nov accept
  • 4.3RC1: 12 Nov 14 nov 16 Nov  accept
  • 4.3final: 19 Nov 21 nov 26 Nov accept

XWiki 4.2

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.2.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Extension Manager Improvements - Main goal: be able to upgrade an XWiki farm in a few minutes. Thomas + Marius to work on the UI part
  • Application Within Minutes improvements - Marius
  • Usability and more specifically home page experience improvement. Proposed devs: Caty and JV
  • Important JIRA issues sorted by priority (top priority first):



































  • Investigations:
    • Improved Home page content proposal - Caty
    • 4.x Skin - Caty
    • Title Handling:  Decide page name vs title, make title mandatory, make title readable when using scripting, etc - Caty/Vincent
    • More configuration options available from Administration - Caty/Vincent

Proposed dates

  • 4.2M1: 9 31 July 2012
  • 4.2M2: 6 7 Aug 2012
  • 4.2M3: 27 Aug 2012 3 Sep 2012 12 Sep 2012
  • 4.2RC1: 10 Sep 2012 19 Sep 2012 24 Sep 2012
  • 4.2Final: 17 Sep 2012 26 Sep 2012  27 Sep 2012

XWiki 4.1

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.1.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • Extension Manager Improvements - Marius to work on the UI part:
  • Hidding Technical Content - Jean-Vincent:
  • First priority JIRAs:
  • Second priority JIRAs:
  • Third priority:
  • Investigation: Improved Home page content proposal - Caty

Proposed dates

  • 4.1M1: 7th of May accept
  • 4.1M2: 28th of May 31st of May accept
  • 4.1RC1: 11th of June accept
  • 4.1Final: 18th of June accept

XWiki Enterprise 4.0

See what was done in the release notes.
Check the complete list of issues fixed for 4.0.

Targeted features/Improvements/Bugs

  • App Within Minutes Improvements:
  • Extension Manager Improvements - Marius to work on the UI part:
  • Hidding Technical Content (especially on Home Page) - (Vincent to help Jean-Vincent):
  • Getting Started Guide on XE/XEM Home page:
  • LDAP Admin UI:
  • Various important JIRAs:
  • New Rights implementation - Denis
  • Investigation: Improved Home page content proposal - Caty
  • Investigation: Better search (SOLR integration for example) - Sergiu, Florin

Proposed dates

  • 4.0M1: 12 March 2012 13 March 2012
  • 4.0M2: 26 March 2012 5 April 2012
  • 4.0RC1: 9 April 2012 10 April 2012
  • 4.0 Final: 16 April 2012
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