HoMedics, a large US consumer electronics brand is now running on Magento. Case study and additional information will be posted soon.
The Version 1.1 Alpha release is now available through SVN.
The list of Magento Version 1.1 upcoming features that we discussed earlier is detailed here with the specifics of what is now in the Alpha branch:
1. Admin UI improvements
2. Web Services API: The Catalog API and Customers API are available now. The Orders API and documentation on the API’s is coming soon.
3. Virtual Products
4. Custom Defined Product Options: At this time the checkout changes to support these products is not complete.
5. Bundled Products: At this time the shopping cart and checkout changes to support these products is not complete.
6. Improved support for EU and Canadian taxes
7. New customer attributes such as prefix and suffix, D.O.B etc...
8. Magento system messages bar added to admin
Please note that these features are still in development and are not for use in a production environment.
There are also additional smaller features and bug fixes available in the 1.1 trunk, please keep an eye on the list in STATUS.txt in the 1.1 branch root folder.
We greatly appreciate your feedback and suggestions in this forum topic.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Priorities can change and features may be moved to later releases. We know how important these features are to merchants, but we advise you to not make any serious business decisions based on an unreleased feature. Varien does reserve the right to change this list, and cannot assume responsibility for any loss that might come from a late or unreleased feature.
Thanks to everyone that stopped by and said hello over the past few days at the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago. The Magento booth was busy and the traffic seemed to never stop The product was well received and it was exciting to see the level of interest from our enterprise commercial platform competitors. Magento is a unique product in the eCommerce market and they have all taken notice.
See you next year!
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We have just released Magento Version 1.0.19870.2. This version includes a few bug fixes, detailed in the release notes.
Instructions for Upgrading Magento with a full package, via SVN, via the MagentoConnect Manager and using SSH shell access are available in this wiki post.
After upgrading Magento to this version you will have to refresh the layered navigation indices.
Please go to ‘System’ -> ‘Cache Management’, check the ‘Refresh Layered Navigation Indices’ box and click on the ‘Save’ button. This operation might take some time depending on the number of products and stores in your database.
We are heading to Chicago next week (June 9th) to exhibit Magento in the Internet Retailer Conference (the world’s largest e-retailing conference). Look for us in booth #643.
If you are at planning on attending, swing by our booth and say Hello!
If you’d like to setup a meeting in advance, please contact us. We look forward to seeing you there.