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Releasing 2sxc 8.4 for DNN with content-blocks, quick-edit and more

2sxc 8.4 brings many new features and fixes various long-term issues. Here's a quick overview.

Core new features

  1. Content-Blocks and App-Blocks inside Content Items (inner content) 
  2. Quick-Insert to add modules / content-blocks in view-mode
  3. AngularJS is now not included in edit-mode any more, allowing developers to use any angularjs version they want 
  4. More performance improvements - pages and api-calls can now render render in about 0.1 - 0.2 seconds 
  5. Fixed Azure compatibility issues related to the newer edition of SQL Azure

Also important internal fixes/improvements

  • all import/export dialogs are now JS based (no more web-forms on that)
  • completely refactored module-rendering so that all webforms dependencies are gone :)
  • installer was majorly refactored with more logging and some fixes making it much faster / more reliable
  • Fixed search issues not indexing app-modules
  • Moved module-level data web-api call to use web-api
  • minor face-lift regarding icons/logos

Some general bugfixes which may have affected you

  • module-titles are updated again
  • tiny-mce (wysiwyg) lists now don't format the text any more
  • app-export errors

Daniel Mettler grew up in the jungles of Indonesia and is founder and CEO of 2sic internet solutions in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, an 20-head web specialist with over 800 DNN projects since 1999. He is also chief architect of 2sxc (see github), an open source module for creating attractive content and DNN Apps.

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