Beta 1 of DotNetNuke 8 has been released

For anyone looking to see the changes that are coming for DNN, Beta 1 has been released to Codeplex. This release is basically a minor upgrade from the latest CTP 7 and is meant to start the stabilizing for the release.  Some features have been cut for the time being as they were not going to meet the target for release.

For anyone looking to see the changes that are coming for DNN, Beta 1 has been released to Codeplex. This release is basically a minor upgrade from the latest CTP 7 and is meant to start the stabilizing for the release.  Some features have been cut for the time being as they were not going to meet the target for release.

Key Features

  • Performance Enhancements
  • DnnImageHandler
  • Settings API
  • Bug fixes
  • Default.css API

Breaking Changes

  • Telerik control wrappers moved to separate assembly

Features Moved to Forge/GitHub

  • SiteLog
  • Newsletter
  • Vendors/Banners
  • Navigation Providers

Postponed Features

  • DCC
  • oAuth

Canceled Features

  • HMAC

Previously Delivered Features

  • MVC Module type
  • SPA Module type
  • Separate Admin modules:
    • Configuration Manager
    • Console
    • Dashboard
    • Google Analytics
    • Languages
    • Lists
    • Event Viewer
    • Module Creator
    • Recycle Bin
    • Sitemap
    • Site Wizard
    • SQL
    • Page Manager
    • Themes
  • Quick Settings Menu
  • Incremental upgrades
  • CKEditor as the default HTML editor

Requirements

  • ASP.Net 4.5.1
  • ASP.Net MVC 5.1.1
  • ASP.Net WebAPI 2.1


You can view the current source code in the DNN 8.0 GitHub repository
NOTE: This is a preview release and is not intended for production use.

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