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Here Comes Kentico 8

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Kentico 8 is here! It includes an amazing list of technical enhancements. Attend this webinar to join Kentico’s CTO, Martin Hejtmanek explore these new Kentico Version 8 enhancements. In this interactive session Martin will show some of his personal favorites and why he thinks they are important for Kentico developers.

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Here Comes Kentico 8

  1. 1. Here comes Kentico 8! Kentico 8 Webinar Martin Hejtmanek, CTO
  2. 2. Higher limits … We were here … … but we are going here …
  3. 3. The right way?
  4. 4. Two ways at once Technology Usability
  5. 5. Whole new user experience
  6. 6. And a lot of technology work by geeks
  7. 7. The actual Kentico geeks
  8. 8. Biggest release ever • Completely redesigned UI • Lots of new features • Covered lots of most wanted topics • Improved architecture • Agile development
  9. 9. All new features … will not be shown today, see http://devnet.kentico.com/articles/an-overview-of-kentico-8-features
  10. 10. Lower number of project files 16131 10777 8526 v6 SP1 v7 v8
  11. 11. My top 5 architecture improvements • Better MVC support – Separated project • Support for automated testing – First step to successful CI • DataQuery / ObjectQuery / DocumentQuery – The new API • Event handlers – More handlers, more powerful • Housekeeping – Clearer responsibilities
  12. 12. DEMO Let’s go to Visual Studio …
  13. 13. My top 5 developer features • Smart search improvements – Attachments, Predictive, Synonyms • Form engine improvements – Macros everywhere • Improved K# - Console, Report, Customization • Testing compilation of virtual objects – Find errors fast • Easier module development – The Kentico way
  14. 14. DEMO 2 Let’s go to the UI …
  15. 15. What is coming next? Kentico 8 Kentico 8.x Kentico 9 ? Kentico X ?
  16. 16. The closest steps • Further education about Kentico 8 through DevNet articles • Delivering upgrade from Kentico 7 – End of April • Shorter release cycles - Q3/2014, Q4/2014? • Improving team development and CI • Further reduction of the code base for faster compilation times • Further improvements of UX • Deepening of functionality
  17. 17. Feedback? Twitter - @Kentico @martinh_kentico E-mail – support@kentico.com martinh@kentico.com User voice - http://ideas.kentico.com

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