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The XWiki development process uses JIRA for listing all tasks to be implemented and all bugs to be fixed.

You'll find there the dates and versions planned for issues to be fixed and hence the XWiki roadmaps. There's also a release calendar listing all known dates for future releases. Please understand that these dates are often tentative since XWiki's development is open source and lots of committers/contributors are working in their free time on XWiki.

If you're interested to help out check the contributing page.

We're releasing several top level projects together and as such we've decided to have the same Roadmap page for all of them. Thus this page contains the roadmap for the following projects: XWiki Commons, XWiki Rendering, XWiki Platform and XWiki Enterprise.

General goals for all releases:

  • More tests
  • Better javadoc
  • More documentation on
  • Code cleanup/refactoring

Already implemented roadmaps can be found in the archives.

Note that all planned release dates are also entered in the Calendar on JIRA.

XWiki Enterprise 6.x Cycle

  • Theme: Slick, Slim and Secure


  • Performance improvements across the board: page load time, scalability, activity stream rewrite, memory usage rationalization.
  • Introduce the flavor mechanism (as already discussed here) with the idea of removing the maximum of extensions from the base and be able to build a minimal, lightweight wiki, have a few flavors.
  • Slickiness achieved with things like new skin, syntax highlighting + autocompletion, easier rights UI and more.
  • Also spend time improving various security aspects, including the addition of Signed scripts.

In short we’ve realized that XWiki has grown along the years and it’s becoming a bit heavyweight in various aspects. So the idea would be to focus on performances and ease of use to slim it down and ensure it’s kicking fast!

Release dates for the 6.x Cycle:

  • 6.0: April 2014 May 2014 accept
  • 6.1: June 2014 July 2014 accept
  • 6.2: August 2014 September 2014 accept
  • 6.3: October 2014 November 2014 accept
  • 6.4: December 2014 cancel

XWiki 6.4

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  • Performances and core bug fixes/stabilization - Thomas
  • New Trees - Marius
  • Flamingo polishing + Add button/Navbar decisions - Guillaume + Caty (+ Others to help)
  • General stabilization - Edy/Vincent (+ Others to help)

    + XWIKI-11355 (confidential)

  • Collaborative Apps improvements/new design - Caty + Lyes + Victor + Gabriela
    • Forum - finishing touches
    • Meeting, FAQ, Ideas - fixing bugs, design
  • Addition of Ratings feature in Repository app - Victor
  • Improved mail sender for large volumes - Vincent + Lyes

Proposed dates

  • 6.4M1: 1st of Dec 3rd of Dec accept
  • 6.4M2: 15 Dec 18th of Dec accept
  • 6.4M3: not planned initially 5th of Jan 7th of Jan accept
  • 6.4RC1: 22 Dec 12th of Jan
  • 6.4Final: 29 Dec 19th of Jan

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