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The last few weeks of a release is always quite frustrating. The team is itching to get started with new development and get on with the next version. However, users are testing the beta release and filing new issues and bugs, few tweaks need to be done etc. So overall, things are in a neither here nor there status. However, once we mark a release as stable, we move most of the development team onto the new release and things get more exciting.
CiviCRM v2.0 is a big release for us internally. The current feature list for v2.0 is...Read more
We are excited to announce that our 1.8 release is now available for download, as well as testing on our demo site. We would like to thank our dedicated users for installing and testing the beta releases.
This release features finding and merging duplicate contacts (de-duping, based on David Strauss’s algorithm), event price sets, employer fields in profiles, improved admin control panel, RSS feeds for events, the ability to define multiple payment processors, an...Read more
Here are a few drupal modules built and maintained by the community that seem quite useful. Thanks to all the folks who have spent time and energy maintaining and releasing these modules. Note that most of the project descriptions have been lifted from the project page on Drupal. If you have questions or bugs related to the below modules, please file them on the issue page of each module.
I got tired of waiting for someone to build an installer. So last weekend I decided to just do it. My original plan was to copy and modify the Joomla installer. I took a look at the code and it seemed to be quite well structured and modular. However it included a fair amount of code from Joomla itself and hence was quite big. I had also heard about SilverStripe CMS and was installing it at the same time. The installation was a simple one page installer which does a few checks etc. The code was fairly well...Read more
Kieran Lal from CivicSpace on Demand has made 1.8 Beta along with Drupal 5.2 available for free (mailing limit restrictions apply) on the CSOD web server. This is good news indeed and helps folks evaluate Drupal 5.2 and CiviCRM 1.8 without the install hassles. For more details you can read Kieran's post on the CiviCRM forums at:
If this is of interest please sign up. Organizations like CSOD are super important to the CiviCRM ecosystem...Read more
Piotr Szotkowski wrote:
I’m happy to announce that the CiviCRM 1.8 POT and PO files are generated and that the CiviCRM 1.8 area is open at our translations server.
For people preferring the raw POT/PO files, these can be easily obtained from our...Read more
Wes Morgan and the team at Code for change have decided to tackle something that is fairly important to quite a few medium - large sized organizations. Having support for this in CiviCRM would be really cool and we need your comments and feedback fairly quickly. Wes and team move at a very rapid pace, so please head over to the wiki page and give them and us feedback on the model and implementation. Here is the email Dave Greenberg sent to the dev list a few minutes ago:
As noted in Daniel Frishberg's post earlier today, USPIRG is kicking off a project aimed to adding...Read more