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What’s New? Its Joomla 1.6 Beta 6!

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Joomla! is a content management system which is gaining popularity and massive user base at a very fast pace. The reason being its ease-of-use and extensibility of the features. On the top of it, it is an open source solution which is freely available to all. It allows developers to build inventory control systems, data reporting tools, application bridges, integrated eCommerce applications, reservation tools, communication systems and other applications very easily.

What about Joomla 1.6…?

Joomla 1.6 is the next generation of Joomla!. The broad goals of Joomla 1.6 are to:

  • – Implement an expanded access control system
  • – Implement a nested categories solution
  • – Standardise the way extensions are built using the MVC framework

What’s new in Joomla 1.6 this time?

The Joomla! project team is proud to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 1.6 Beta 6. Since it is a beta version, so it is not meant to be used for production sites but for evaluation purpose only. Joomla 1.6 Beta 5 was released on 12th June. Since then, 98 issues have been fixed in the tracker. This is truly amazing and could possible due to hard work done by the Joomla! Bug Squad team. It is quite interesting and appreciating to note that large number of Joomla website developers and users have joined the bug squad to improve Joomla!

So What next?

This is the fifth in the series of continuous beta release series. Now, Beta 7 is supposed to be released on 9th August 2010. Till then, stay connected with us for the latest updates.

You can download the new beta release here.

Varun Bhagat is a technology geek and works in PixelCrayons as a Sr. Technology Consultant. He possesses in-depth knowledge of different web development technology and helps our clients to choose the best technology as per their needs.

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