Entries by OXID eSales corporate blog

OXID eShop 6.0 beta release – Now available for download and testing

The final release of OXID eShop 6.0 is scheduled for Q2 of 2017. As OXID eShop 6.0 provides a larger set of changes compared to previous versions, we now start our beta testing period rather early. Like that, we have enough time for a lively feedback process, for extensions to be adapted and to eliminate possible bugs. As for every beta, we do not recommend its use in productive mode.

The whole kit and caboodle: OXID Developer VM available as a unified development environment

We proudly announce the release of OXID Developer VM, a Vagrant and Ansible based virtual machine, including a collection of scripts and configuration files under LGPL. This virtual machine has batteries included, as it lets you build up a unified development environment for OXID eShop (Community, Professional or Enterprise Edition) or any other web project on the basis of virtual machines within minutes. Read more about the capabilities in this blog post.

OXID eShop Testing Library Published

As part of OXID SDK, we recently published OXID eShop Testing Library. It is intended to be an easy to use tool for writing Unit (PHPUnit), Integration (OxidTestCase) and acceptance (Mink/QUnit) tests for extension developers. In particular, it is possible to test modules against OXID eShop and against other modules (where no module activation is […]

Changing Cycles of the Patch Releases

Most likely you are used to getting patch releases (e.g. OXID eShop v4.9.1 -> OXID eShop v4.9.2) once a month, usually announced on last Tuesday or Wednesday of a month. For every party involved there’s a lot of work to do, during the release as well as for patching your shop installation etc. For this […]