What’s new in eXo Platform 5.3?¶
New features in eXo Platform 5.3?¶
Many great enhancements come up in eXo Platform 5.3. Thanks to eXo teams and community members who participated by contributing ideas, discussing and voting for the new features.
Enhance your collaborators’ engagement and motivate them to adopt a positive behavior with our gamification add-on.
Discover our rewarding system allowing to recognize employees engagement through digital wallet, kudos and perk store.
eXo partenered with OnlyOffice editors to allow users the co-editing of MS Office documents.
Brand your eXo Platform server by setting your company logo easily.
With space templates feature, create a space with the template which the most matches your needs
New widgets are available on spaces’ homepages to display descriptions, managers and events.
Other user experience improvements¶
home button was added to the chat application on Desktop to easily go back the platform’s homepage.
A confirmation popup appears when refreshing a page where you already typed some data.
It is now possible to open space applications in an another tab with a right-click.
Chat contact filtering is not sensitive to accents anymore.
With the new property
exo.audit.login.enabled, it is possible to enable or disable the login history.
Files uploaded in chat rooms can now be deleted as any other message.
Technical novelties in eXo Platform 5.3¶
As usual, eXo Platform continues to devote efforts to enhance security and performance. In fact, in eXo Platform 5.3, new parameters has been introduced to configure max concurrent requests to the ElasticSearch server.
We also upgraded UI layer with latest versions of Vue.js and Vuetify frameworks. We invite you to read the whole tutorial to develop portlets in eXo with Vuetify and Vue.js in this tutorial.
- The dependance to specific versions of some important libraries namely Guava and which is hard to upgrade
- Hardness with the platform server installation as it needs specific actions to make gadgets working
In addition to all the above issues, maintaining and fixing issues related to gadgets and Shindig took too much time to resolve however it is no more used.