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Release 8

1 Timeline for ILIAS 8

  • Feature freeze at 30 APR 2021
  • PHP-8-Reviews completed until 28 APR 2022
  • Coding completed for refactored components: 11 MAY 2022
  • Incorporating results of reviews: 26 MAY 2022 to 13 JUN 2022
  • Final check of components by their maintainers on 14 and 15 JUN 2022
  • Pre-Testing from 16 JUN 2022 until 22 JUL 2022
  • Incorporating of Pre-Test results: 20 JUN 2022 until 28 JUL 2022
  • Release 8.0 beta1 and release-8 branch published at 29 JUL 2022
  • Begin of testing phase started at 01 AUG 2022
  • End of testing phase planned for 28 OCT 2022 (changed)
  • First stable 8.0 release planned for JAN 2023 (changed)
  • Full maintenance for version 8: until 31 DEC 2024 (changed)
  • Security bugfixes only: until 31 DEC 2025 (changed)

2 Important Information

3 Projects

The following large development projects are planned for ILIAS 8 (depending on resources and funding):

4 List of New and Extended Features

4.1 General Topics

4.2 Core and Services

ADMINISTRATION
Calendar
Competence Management
Cron Jobs
Dashboard
Database
ECS Interface
Export
Global Cache
Global Screen Service
ILIAS Page Editor
ILIAS Resource Storage Service
Info Page
Language Service
Mail
Metadata
Notes and Comments
Notifications
Organisational Units
PDF
Personal Profile
Portfolio
RBAC / Didactic templates
Search
SETUP
SOAP
Staff
Statistics and Learning Progress
User Service

4.3 Modules

Bibliographic List Item
Blog
Category and Repository
Chat
Cloud Object
Content Page
Exercise
File
Forum
Learning Module HTML
Learning Module ILIAS

5 Changed Behaviour

This section lists changes of existing objects and components due to bug fixes made for ILIAS 8:

6 Abandoned Features

The following features are abandoned with ILIAS 8 and have been removed from the ILIAS source code:

6.1 Migrations

Data of External Webfeeds is removed by the following migration:
> php setup/cli.php migrate --run externalfeed.ilExternalFeedRemoveMigration
Files of Bibliografic Listb Item to Resource Storage Service
> php setup/cli.php migrate --run bibliographic.ilBibliographicStorageMigration
Migration to convert tables from MyISAM to Innodb service
> php setup/cli.php migrate --run database.ilMysqlMyIsamToInnoDbMigration
The following Migration should have been executed in ILIAS 7, but are still available:
> php setup/cli.php migrate --run resourcestorage.ilStorageHandlerV1Migration
> php setup/cli.php migrate --run ilFileObjectMigrationAgent.ilFileObjectToStorageMigration

Last edited: 20. Sep 2022, 13:28, Kunkel, Matthias [mkunkel]