What's new in Joomla! 3.3
North-Western Sydney Joomla!
Meetup
Presented by Tim Plummer
29/04/2014
New release strategy
• 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, …… 3.10
• No more STS & LTS
• Moving from Calendar based releases (every 6
mont...
Advantages of new release strategy
• No more feature bombardment in the week
prior to release
• Features can go in when th...
What this means for you
• Longer lifespan of Joomla 3
• Ongoing incremental improvements
• New features better tested and ...
“Most stable Joomla! release, ever”
Current PHP Technical Requirements
New System Requirements
• 3.3+ requires PHP 5.3.10+
• Due to this, Joomla 3.2 will
have extended support until
October 201...
Release Dates for 3.3.0
• Beta 1 – 03/4/2014
• Beta 2 – 9/4/2014
• Beta 3 – 21/4/2014
• Release candidate – 25/4/2014
• St...
Microdata
• Improved SEO
• More accessible information
Microdata
• Turned on automatically (com_content and com_contact)
• Hard coded, only way to configure is by
creating a tem...
Cloud Storage APIs
• Amazon S3
• Dropbox
• Google
• Rackspace
• Aimed at extension developers, none of core
uses it yet
Router Performance
• Improved caching
• OOP based router classes
• Testing has shown a 10% increase in website
speed, and ...
Moving from MooTools to jQuery
Javascript
• Less MooTools, more jQuery (started with 3.2)
• GSoC 2013 Project
• Over 25 sc...
Security
• PHP 5.3.10+ (every site
can use Bcrypt)
• Improved ‘Remember
Me’
• Flag users to reset
passwords
Joomla 3.4
• Due around July 15, 2014
• Continued Microdata Implementation
• Front-End Module Editing
• Composer Integrati...
Joomla 3.5
• Decouple Banners, Contacts, Newsfeeds,
Messaging, Redirect, Old Search
Questions?
Tim Plummer
www.timplummer.com.au
@bfsurvey
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Joomla! 3.3 is the latest release from the Joomla! Project due around 30th April. In this talk, we will be looking at the new features such as Microdata, Clound Storage APIs, and other changes such as moving from MooTools to JQuery Javascript.

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  1. 1. What's new in Joomla! 3.3 North-Western Sydney Joomla! Meetup Presented by Tim Plummer 29/04/2014
  2. 2. New release strategy • 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, …… 3.10 • No more STS & LTS • Moving from Calendar based releases (every 6 months) to Feature based releases (when they are ready, possibly every month or so) • Don’t wait until Joomla 3.5, upgrade now!
  3. 3. Advantages of new release strategy • No more feature bombardment in the week prior to release • Features can go in when they are ready (Google Summer of Code) • No need to break everything and go to Joomla 4 just for the sake of it. • Every major release resets support clock – (2 years)
  4. 4. What this means for you • Longer lifespan of Joomla 3 • Ongoing incremental improvements • New features better tested and documented • No more waiting, use Joomla 3 now! – Note EOL Joomla 2.5 is still December 2014
  5. 5. “Most stable Joomla! release, ever”
  6. 6. Current PHP Technical Requirements
  7. 7. New System Requirements • 3.3+ requires PHP 5.3.10+ • Due to this, Joomla 3.2 will have extended support until October 2014 • 3.2.4 is targeted for users with PHP 5.3.1 – 5.3.9 and includes all bug fixes from 3.3.0
  8. 8. Release Dates for 3.3.0 • Beta 1 – 03/4/2014 • Beta 2 – 9/4/2014 • Beta 3 – 21/4/2014 • Release candidate – 25/4/2014 • Stable release due around 30/4/2014 – Usually US date/time so maybe around 1/5/2014 for Australia
  9. 9. Microdata • Improved SEO • More accessible information
  10. 10. Microdata • Turned on automatically (com_content and com_contact) • Hard coded, only way to configure is by creating a template override for the view • http://docs.joomla.org/Microdata
  11. 11. Cloud Storage APIs • Amazon S3 • Dropbox • Google • Rackspace • Aimed at extension developers, none of core uses it yet
  12. 12. Router Performance • Improved caching • OOP based router classes • Testing has shown a 10% increase in website speed, and over 2.5 seconds faster page load times
  13. 13. Moving from MooTools to jQuery Javascript • Less MooTools, more jQuery (started with 3.2) • GSoC 2013 Project • Over 25 script elements rewritten
  14. 14. Security • PHP 5.3.10+ (every site can use Bcrypt) • Improved ‘Remember Me’ • Flag users to reset passwords
  15. 15. Joomla 3.4 • Due around July 15, 2014 • Continued Microdata Implementation • Front-End Module Editing • Composer Integration • Docouple com_weblinks
  16. 16. Joomla 3.5 • Decouple Banners, Contacts, Newsfeeds, Messaging, Redirect, Old Search
  17. 17. Questions?
  18. 18. Tim Plummer www.timplummer.com.au @bfsurvey

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