Apache Lenya 2.0 released

The Apache Lenya development community is very proud to announce the 2.0 release of Apache Lenya.

Apache Lenya is an Open Source Java/XML Content Management System and comes with revision control, site management, scheduling, search, WYSIWYG editors, and workflow.

Apache Lenya is based on <a href="http://cocoon.apache.org">Apache Cocoon</a>. You can use Cocoon features such as robust caching, multi-channel output, its many connectivity options to quickly build customized solutions to meet your specific needs that are not already covered by Apache Lenya today.

Check out the <a href="http://lenya.apache.org">Apache Lenya website</a> for more information.

The Apache Lenya Community


New Features in Apache Lenya 2.0

- Modularization
- Separation of API and implementation

Storage and Content Model
- Documents are referenced using UUIDs
- Improved management of internal links
- Configurable meta data element sets
- New protocols simplify repository access 

Website Management
- Publication templating for re-using common functionality in multiple publications
- Create new publication instances via the GUI
- Support for configurable publication properties

Access Control
- Explicitly deny permissions on particular pages

Assets and Images
- Assets and images are treated as documents
- Image upload in source editor
- SVG-based server-side image resizing

Workflow and Versioning
- Quickly manipulate multiple documents
- Personal user inboxes
- Function to override other users' check-out

Miscellaneous Features
- Various usability improvements
- News / weblog module with RSS generation
- Language selection widget
- Dynamically generated layout images, e.g. round corners
- Better and more flexible editor integration (work in progress)

- Usecase framework to simplify the implementation of user interaction functionality
- Improved repository API
- Cleanup of the code base

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