We have released Sense/Net 6.0 Beta 4.2, a bugfix version of Beta 4.There are no main new features, but we soothed the rough edges of Beta 4.Take it while it's hot, go to http://www.sensenet.hu/download
In less than 3 months after the release of the first beta, the Sense/Net 6.0 Beta 2 is available for download.
Sense/Net 6.0 Beta 2 comes with new features like:
New Portal Explorer based on ExtJS 2.2
WebDAV support for the Sense/Net content repository (PFS)
Import & Export form content repository
Document Library portlet added
Improvement is other portlets
Content Store REST service and CMIS service prototype
A ton of bug fixes and optimizations
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Update (2009.03.27): Portal File System (PFS) was renamed to Sense/Net Content Repository (SNCR) in Sense/Net 6.0 Beta 3 In the Java world there is a common interface specification for storing content, the java content repository (JSR-170). A content repository is a kind of object database specially made to store, retrieve and search hierarchical data. In the Microsoft .Net environment so far we had only one de facto standard, the SharePoint Data Store, a proprietary, closed source system. ... [More]
Although our current focus is getting the beta out as soon as possible, the team is also working on migrating the system to Mono. The following screenshot is showing the Portal Explorer. Both server and client side is running on Linux with the latest nightly Mono build. The implementation of Asp.net Ajax in Mono is brilliant. The Portal Explorer runs and behaves the same as in a Windows .Net environment.
We have been developing on .Net for several years now. C#, the .Net class libraries, Microsoft SQL Server and the Visual Studio IDE are an ideal environment for developing business applications. The only drawback we have been struggling with was the dependence on the Microsoft Windows platform.I have been checking out the Mono framework occasionally for the last two years. Our former portal version (Sense/Net Portal 5.5) had some glitches when we tried to run it on Mono. After two days of tweaki... [More]