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Joomla! 3.0 Alpha Released

Joomla Project announces Joomla! 3.0 Alpha release. It's avaliable for download from JoomlaCode website here: Joomla! 3.0 Alpha 1
Joomla Project do not recommend to install it on production websites. This version allow only for testing of the custom extensions so that extensions developers could find some bugs before final release. This release already contain all main platform changes, so we can expect only small add-ons or fixes. Extensions compatible with Joomla! 1.6/1.7/2.5 will require some changes to be compatible with Joomla! 3.0.
Planned date for the final release of the Joomla! 3.0 on or about 24 September 2012. Also here we have some around planned dates of the milestones:

  • on or about 23 July - Joomla 3.0 alpha-2 released;
  • middle of the August - Feature freeze to prepare for beta release;
  • late of the Autust - Joomla 3.0 beta 1 to be released;
  • on or about 24 September - Joomla 3.0.0 released;

According to 2JoomlaNet extensions we already started to preparing updates of our extensions. So we have a plan to release fully compatible versions of 2J Image Viewer, 2J Carousel, 2J Tabs and 2J News Slider till the date of the final release of the Joomla! 3.0
Let's keep watching for updates from Joomla Project!

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