We're going to see one more incremental release of Sitefinity before the big 4.0 release (announcement #1, announcement #2). Sitefinity 3.6 is currently scheduled to be released January/February 2009. This is a minor release, but there are some interesting features being included.
New Features List
- Support for .NET 3.5 - there will also be a .NET 2.0 release of Sitefinity 3.6
- Embedded ControlTemplates - this will drastically reduce the # of files included in Sitefinity.
- Hierarchical categories.
- Latest version of RadControls for AJAX
- Data provider for video libraries using Amazon S3 for storage.
- .NET 3.5 version will include RadControls for Silverlight
- .NET 3.5 version will handle video content using RadMediaPlayer for Silverlight
- Data provider for video libraries stored using Amazon S3.
I'm personally very excited about the embedded ControlTemplates. A fresh installation of Sitefinity consists of almost 7,000 files. Deploying, upgrading and managing all of these files ...