ecManager Fall ’18 Release
The Dutch development team of ecManager continuously works on innovating and improving the ecManager Digital Commerce Platform. Apart from frequent small releases or partner releases, ecManager has four major release a year for ecManager Server Edtion, ecManager Cloud Edition and ecManager SaaS Edition.
The ecManager Fall ’18 Release is available for partners and customers at November 23rd 2018. This release has some major new features and over seventy small fixes, enhancements and features. A full release overview can be found in our release notes and migration steps.
ecManager Fall ’18 Release has the following major new features:
Tasks & Scheduling Module
ecManager now has a brand new Tasks & Scheduling module. This new module enables ecManager and its implementation partners to develop solutions for creating, scheduling of tasks. This will allow you to execute a piece of (custom) logic at a given time or interval.
The module is based on Hangfire and supports multiple queues and all types of tasks with parameters. Queues, tasks, parameters and task results are accessible within ecManager CMS.
Examples of Tasks & Scheduling solutions are:
- Clean-up scripts
- Feed generator tasks
- Search (re)indexations
- Product imports
ecManager CMS Design
The ecManager CMS is getting a major, three phase, update. In this first phase a new design is applied. The new design is now aligned with our design principles and the latest application design conventions. In the next release there will be a major interaction update for improved user experience.
The Login Module is a new ecManager module. It enables implementation partners to easily create a branded login page. For example, this adds access capabilities for test and acceptation storefronts.
70+ fixes and improvements
There are over 70 fixes and enhancements in this release and can be found in ecManager Platform, ecManager CMS and ecManager QuickStart. Like error handling for redirect imports, clearing cache features, improved Redis cache performance, video block styling features and many more. For more information read the ecManager Platform and CMS release notes or ecManager QuickStart release notes.