dotCMS releases Developer Preview, readies version 1.9 for launch

Jan 19, 2010

MIAMI, Florida - dotCMS today released a "Developer Preview" of the upcoming dotCMS version 1.9 (Community Edition).  Intended to give dotCMS users and developers an advanced look at what is coming in the next release, the "Developer Preview" is a feature complete beta version of the award winning Web Content Management system.

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Those interested in a trial can download here

"Our customers are large, multi-site enterprises, and the market needs of these organizations' helped shape the improvements found in 1.9," said Will Ezell, CTO of dotCMS. "During this summer, we will release the code-hardened Enterprise version, based off of the 1.9 Community Edition - a good fit for companies with large numbers of content contributors and a business need to integrate with 3rd party or proprietary applications. It is a big step up from our last version."

Here is a short list of some of the major changes found in dotCMS 1.9:

  • Completely revamped User Interface using the Dojo toolkit
  • Much Improved Multi-Site Management and Virtual Hosting
  • CMIS Web Service Support
  • i18n Admin Console
  • Improved Roles and Permissioning
  • Form Builder Tool
  • Custom Content Fields
  • Binary Content Types
  • Move to Globally Unique UUIDs for all objects

About dotCMS

dotCMS is an enterprise-level open source J2EE/Java Web Content Management System. Combining advanced features and user-friendly controls with award-winning product support and professional implementation services, dotCMS represents a simple, yet powerful WCM solution for today's and tomorrow's world-class web presence.

Among those who have recently adopted dotCMS include Honda; Novartis; Hospital Corporation of America; University of Texas; Harvard Art Museum; Colorado State University; State of Ohio, and the Government of Quebec.

About dotCMS

dotCMS is the most agile, scalable and secure content management system for enterprise. Built on leading Java technology, dotCMS is an open-source, hybrid-headless content management system that gives developers the flexibility of a headless CMS while equipping marketers with no-code visual content authoring.  Whether you're building a network of global websites, an employee intranet, customer portal, or single page web application, dotCMS helps you manage content, images, and assets in one centralized location and deliver them to any channel.

Founded in 2003, dotCMS is a privately held US company with a global network of certified development partners and an active open source community. dotCMS has generated millions of downloads and more than 100,000 implementations and integration projects worldwide. Notable customers include: Telus, Standard & Poors, Hospital Corporation of America, Royal Bank of Canada, Comcast, Thomson Reuters, Dairy Queen, City Furniture, Varo Bank, Lennox International, Firstmac and Newell Brands.