[aida] AIDA/Web 6.0 and Aida/Scribo 1.0 beta on Squeak released

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Fri Aug 22 16:17:08 CEST 2008

Dear Smalltalkers,

We are happy to announce that AIDA/Web Smalltalk web application server 
version 6.0 and AIDA/Scribo CMS 1.0 are ready for beta testing on Squeak.

A preconfigured one click experience image is available:


Aida/Web is a Smalltalk web framework for the component based 
development of complex web applications. Aida is a mature and proven 
framework, yet on pair with other modern web frameworks. Aida main 
characteristics are REST-like, nice and bookmarkable Urls, strong 
internationalization, seamless integration of Ajax, integrated security 
with user/group/role management, low memory footprint, ability to serve 
many web applications and web sites from the same Smalltalk image, 
reliable serving (with help of Swazoo Smalltalk web server) directly to 
Internet and more. See http://www.aidaweb.si for additional info.

This version is also the base for AIDA/Scribo, a powerful CMS (Content 
Management System), with several plugins: wiki, website, forum, blog.

AIDA/Web 6.0 beta release notes

     * better scriptaculous integration
     * improved internationalization support (like full japanese support)
     * important bug fixes and major refactorings
     * cross-dialect file support using Sport
     * LightBox support

AIDA/Scribo 1.0 beta important features

     * Multilingual support
     * Security and access control
     * Document versioning
     * Document Locking
     * Workflow (States during document's life)
     * Scriblets (Scribo components embeddable into the text)

Best regards,

Janko Mivšek and Nicolas Petton

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