Composite C1 2.1 released - what's new?

29 March 2011

ASP.NET Master Pages, SQL Server, Windows Azure, 30 Day Trials, Chrome and IE9, and and and ...

With a new release come new opportunities and there is tangible news in the release of Free Open Source CMS Composite C1 2.1 – here are the most noteworthy improvements:

  • Move your site from XML files to SQL Server – a migration tool literally execute the process in a few minutes and thanks to our data API’s your code very seldom need any tweaking.
  • Chrome, IE7-9 and Firefox 3.6-4 support – we now support all the major modern browsers and the speed they provide is excellent.
  • Move your site to Windows Azure - a migration tool literally execute the process in a few minutes and thanks to our data and file API’s your code very seldom need any tweaking.
  • Get 30 days free trials on premium packages – install and setup directly from the C1 Console and evaluate premium features for 30 days. Try before you buy, no strings attached.
  • ASP.NET Master Page support via contrib project – if you prefer the ASP.NET Web Forms approach to templates you have this option.
  • Build in page performance profiling – pinpoint what feature is making your page slow simply by adding ?c1mode=perf to the page URL.

A more comprehensive list and more details are available on CodePlex: http://compositec1.codeplex.com/discussions/251627

Download and upgrade

Download Composite C1 2.1 at http://compositec1.codeplex.com/ or read how you can upgrade your existing site to Composite C1 2.1: http://compositec1.codeplex.com/discussions/249573

If you try out the 2.1 release, don’t forget to give us your feedback and rate us at CodePlex!

Enjoy!!


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