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Announcement: TWiki-6.0.1 Released - Better Usability & App Platform

TWiki-6.0.1 is released, shipped through the virtual door! This is a patch release that brings a number of usability enhancements, such as drag & drop file attachments, and strengthens TWiki as an application platform. The release also fixes a number of bugs, including SecurityAlert-CVE-2014-7236 and SecurityAlert-CVE-2014-7237.

The new release can be downloaded from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki-VM has been updated as well, which is a virtual machine in Open Virtualization Format (OVF) for use in VMware, VirtualBox, Oracle VM and other virtualization environments.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2014-10-15 Labels: release announcement

Announcement: TWiki-6.0.0 Released - Better Usability, Scalability & App Platform

TWiki-6.0.0 is released - shipped through the virtual door! This is a major release that has a shiny new dashboard look, brings many usability enhancements, strengthens TWiki as an application platform, and scales to very large deployments with thousands of webs and a tens of thousands of users. The new release can be downloaded from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki-VM, a VMware based virtual machine will be updated shortly.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2013-10-22 Labels: major feature enhancements security enhancements usability enhancements scalability enhancements wiki e20 socbiz collaboration

TWiki.org Announces TWiki-5.1.4: Get. Work. Done.

The open source TWiki community just released TWiki-5.1.4. It can be downloaded immediately from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki-VM, a VMware based virtual machine has been updated as well.

This latest patch release fixes a number of bugs and has some incremental enhancements. Most importantly, it incorporates a fix for the Security Alert CVE-2013-1751, where the MAKETEXT variable allowed arbitrary shell command execution using the tilde (~) character. This is a followup to the CVE we issued in December.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2013-02-18 Labels: announcement release wiki e20 stable

TWiki-5.1.3 Released: Usable. Fun. Powerful.

The open source TWiki community just released TWiki-5.1.3. It can be downloaded immediately from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. The TWiki-VM, a VMware based virtual machine has been updated as well. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to this release!

This latest patch release fixes a number of bugs and has some incremental enhancements. Most importantly, it incorporates a fix for the Security Alert CVE-2012-6329, where the MAKETEXT variable allowed arbitrary shell command execution. Details at TWiki.org blog http://bit.ly/twRel513... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2012-12-17

TWiki-5.1.2 Released: Rock Solid & Usable

We just released TWiki-5.1.2, it can be downloaded from TWiki.org and SourceForge.net. This release supersedes earlier TWiki-5.1 releases, which introduced many usability enhancements, such as point and click user data management, more visual user profile pages with picture selector, and a backup feature to help upgrade TWiki sites. It also strengthens TWiki as an application platform to more easily build custom wiki applications. Blog summarizing enhancements, with screenshots, at http://bit.ly/twRel512

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2012-10-10

TWiki.org Announces TWiki-5.1 General Availab

Primary focus of TWiki-5.1.0 is usability, such as point and click user data management, more visual user profile pages with picture selector, and a backup feature that helps upgrade TWiki sites. The new release also strengthens TWiki as an application platform to more easily build custom wiki applications. Blog summarizing enhancements, with screenshots, at http://bit.ly/twRel51

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2011-08-29

Enterprise TWiki 4.3.1 Release Available

TWiki-4.3.1 is a patch release that fixes the security issue CVE-2009-1339 - CSRF vulnerability with image tag, changes date display to ISO format by default, and fixes a number of bugs.

TWiki-4.3 (code named Georgetown) introduces security enhancements, usability enhancements, feature enhancements, and adds extensions to strengthen TWiki as an enterprise collaboration platform.

Visit http://twiki.org/download.html for details on features, and to download TWiki-4.3.1.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2009-04-30

Enterprise TWiki 4.3 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.3 Delivers Enhanced Security, Search and Enterprise Collaboration Capabilities.

TWiki's user base consists of millions of users on 60,000 installations in over 130 countries, backed by an open source community of 4,000 contributors and 40,000 twiki.org users.

Sunnyvale, Calif. (April 2, 2009) - TWIKI.NET, the world's leading provider of commercial open source enterprise collaboration, social networking and wiki application development platform, today announced the general availability of TWiki Community Release 4.3, which includes new security, search and enterprise collaboration capabilities for TWiki. The new security enhancement provides added protection against malicious attacks that exploit inherent vulnerabilities in cross-site scripting. Enhanced search capabilities enable TWiki users to perform advanced search, including adding footer parameter and topics to formatted searches. Enhanced enterprise collaboration capabilities provide added newsfeeds to TWiki topics as well as flexible corporate look-and-feel options using built-in TWiki Skin plug-ins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2009-04-06

Enterprise TWiki 4.2.4 Release Available

TWiki 4.2.4 is patch release of TWiki 4.2.
The TWiki 4.2 (code named Freetown) adds easier installation and upgrade, a completely new WYSIWYG editor, many usability enhancements, a SQL style query language for programmable search, plus other enhancements that make TWiki a stronger wiki application platform. They also make TWiki more accessible to non-technical users. TWiki is now localized to Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. ... read more

Posted by Sopan Shewale 2008-12-06

Enterprise TWiki 4.2 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.2.0 (code named Freetown) adds easier installation and upgrade, a completely new WYSIWYG editor, many usability enhancements, a SQL style query language for programmable search, plus other enhancements that make TWiki a stronger wiki application platform. They also make TWiki more accessible to non-technical users. TWiki is now localized to Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish. ... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2008-01-29

Enterprise TWiki 4.1.2 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.1 (code named Edinburgh) adds easier installation and upgrade, a web based plugin installer, many enhancements in usability, search and other areas, and new features that make TWiki a stronger wiki application platform. TWiki is now localized to Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

The latest TWiki Release 4.1.2 fixes many bugs of 4.1.x releases.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2007-12-16

Enterprise TWiki 4.1.1 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.1 (code named Edinburgh) adds easier installation and upgrade, a web based plugin installer, many enhancements in usability, search and other areas, and new features that make TWiki a stronger wiki application platform. TWiki is now localized to Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Swedish.

The latest TWiki Release 4.1.1 fixes many bugs of the 4.1.0 release.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2007-02-05

Enterprise TWiki 4.1 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.1 (code named Edinburgh) adds easier installation and upgrade, a web based plugin installer, many enhancements in usability, search and other areas, and new features that make TWiki a stronger wiki application platform. TWiki is now localized to Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Swedish.

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. It is a Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupware tool, on an intranet or on the internet. Web content can be created collaboratively by using just a browser. Users without programming skills can create web applications. Developers can extend the functionality of TWiki with Plugins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2007-01-18

Enterprise TWiki 4.0 Production Release Available

TWiki 4.0 (code named Dakar Release) adds a WYSIWYG editor (beta), an enhanced security model, a REST interface, much simpler install and configuration, integrated session support, and a localization framework, localized to Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portugese, and Spanish.

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. It is a Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupware tool, on an intranet or on the internet. Web content can be created collaboratively by using just a browser. Users without programming skills can create web applications. Developers can extend the functionality of TWiki with Plugins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2006-02-07

Enterprise Collaboration: TWiki Release 4.0.0-rc2

Wiki 4.0 (code named Dakar Release) adds a WYSIWYG editor (beta), an enhanced security model, a REST interface, much simpler install and configuration, integrated session support, and a localization framework, localized to Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portugese, and Spanish.

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. It is a Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupware tool, on an intranet or on the internet. Web content can be created collaboratively by using just a browser. Users without programming skills can create web applications. Developers can extend the functionality of TWiki with Plugins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2006-01-31

Enterprise Collaboration: TWiki Release 4.0.0-rc1

TWiki.org announces TWiki 4.0.0 release candidate 1. TWiki 4.0 (code named Dakar Release) adds a WYSIWYG editor (beta), an enhanced security model, a REST interface, much simpler install and configuration, integrated session support, and a localization framework, localized to Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portugese, and Spanish.

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. It is a Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupware tool, on an intranet or on the internet. Web content can be created collaboratively by using just a browser. Users without programming skills can create web applications. Developers can extend the functionality of TWiki with Plugins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2006-01-26

Enterprise Collaboration: TWiki Release 4.0.0-beta6

TWiki 4.0 (code named Dakar Release) adds a WYSIWYG editor (beta), an enhanced security model, a REST interface, much simpler install and configuration, integrated session support, and a localization framework, localized to Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Portugese, and Spanish.

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and easy to use enterprise collaboration platform. It is a Structured Wiki, typically used to run a project development space, a document management system, a knowledge base, or any other groupware tool, on an intranet or on the internet. Web content can be created collaboratively by using just a browser. Users without programming skills can create web applications. Developers can extend the functionality of TWiki with Plugins.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2006-01-18

TWiki Collaboration - new production release 01-Sep-2004

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and simple Web based collaboration platform, suitable for dynamic intranets and knowledge bases, and for sharing and managing documents and collaborative projects.

The new release features an automatic upgrade script; attractive new skins, using a standard set of CSS classes; a skin browser to help you choose; new easier-to-use save options; many improvements to SEARCH; improved support for internationalisation; better topic management screens; more pre-installed Plugins CommentPlugin, EditTablePlugin, RenderListPlugin, SlideShowPlugin, SmiliesPlugin, SpreadSheetPlugin, TablePlugin; improved Plugins API and more Plugin callbacks; better support for different authentication methods; and many user interface and usability improvements. ... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2004-09-03

TWiki - new production release 01-Feb-2003

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and simple Web based collaboration platform, suitable for dynamic intranets and knowledge bases, and for sharing and managing documents and collaborative projects.

The new release features an enhanced plugin API, internationalization, enhanced searching, and improved Web-based administration. A large number of Plugins and add-ons enhance the platform with action item tracking, calendaring, charting, database access, two-way RSS news feeds, LDAP connectivity, spreadsheets, XSL transformation, XP tracking, HTML publishing and more.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2003-02-05

TWiki - 01-Feb-2003 Production Release

TWiki is a flexible, powerful, and simple Web based collaboration platform, suitable for dynamic intranets and knowledge bases, and for sharing and managing documents and collaborative projects.

The new release features an enhanced plugin API, internationalization, enhanced searching, and improved Web-based administration. A large number of Plugins and add-ons enhance the platform with action item tracking, calendaring, charting, database access, two-way RSS news feeds, LDAP connectivity, spreadsheets, XSL transformation, XP tracking, HTML publishing and more.... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2003-02-05

TWiki - December 2001 Production Release

A new TWiki production version (01 Dec 2001) has been released. It is available from http://twiki.org/download.html.

This version contains mainly a maintenance updates from the last (Sep 2001) production version. The main new feature is FormattedSearch. See http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/TWikiRelease01Dec2001 for full details.

Posted by Nicholas Lee 2001-12-06

TWiki - September 2001 Release

A new TWiki production version (01 Sep 2001) has been released. It is available from http://twiki.org/download.html.

Upgrading from the 01 Dec 2000 version is described in http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWikiUpgradeNotes. Support is avaliable at http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Support/WebHome.

The new version has some exciting new features compared
to the previous production release (01 Dec 2000) : Attachments under revision control, TWikiPlugins, TWikiTemplates, TWikiSkins, TWikiForms, ManagingTopics, change passwords, arbitrary text for WikiWord links, XHTML, HierarchicalNavigation, plus many more changes and fixes.... read more

Posted by Nicholas Lee 2001-09-17

TWiki - New Production Version

TWiki is a Popular Web Based Collaboration tool that allows you to set up a dynamic intranet site and a knowledge base; manage documents and collaborate with your community by using just a web browser. Read details at http://TWiki.org/ and in the feature article of the Web Techniques magazine, Corporate Collaboration With TWiki, http://www.webtechniques.com/archives/2000/12/thoeny/

The new TWiki version 01 Dec 2000 includes, among other enhancements, fine grained access control with authorization based on groups, advanced search features, and some security fixes. The new version is available for download from http://TWiki.org/... read more

Posted by Peter Thoeny 2000-12-12

TWiki New Production Release

It is available from http://twiki.sourceforge.net/download.html.

Upgrading from the last production release (01 Sep 1999) is described in
http://TWiki.SourceForge.net/cgi-bin/view/Main/TWikiUpgradeTo01May2000

Changes since the last production release:

* Statistics about usage and contributions. This can be used for an incentive program to give your collaborations a jump-start, i.e. to elect a "contributor of the month".
* Inline search using %SEARCH{"str" ...}% variable.
* Preferences like edit box size can be set by editing topics. There are site-level, web-level and user-level preferences.
* Better security with taint checking (perl -T option).
* Uploading a file (e.g. attaching a file to a topic) will optionally create a link to the uploaded file at the end of the topic, or show the image inline for JPG and GIF files.
* Some other minor changes.

Posted by Nicholas Lee 2000-05-02