[announce] Horde 3.2 (final)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Sun May 25 20:03:01 UTC 2008

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde
Application Framework version 3.2.

The Horde Application Framework is a modular, general-purpose web application
framework written in PHP.  It provides an extensive array of classes that are
targeted at the common problems and tasks involved in developing modern web

The major changes compared to the Horde version H3 (3.2-RC4) are:
    * Fixed synchronization of contacts with some clients.
    * Added WYSIWYG editor support for Safari 3.

Horde version 3.2 is a major upgrade in the 3.x release series, including these
    * Stable synchronization support through integrated SyncML server.
    * A new Alarm system that can send email alarms, generate popup or inline
      notifications, and play sounds for events in any Horde application.
    * Support for separate read and write databases, and improved useability
      when the database is unavailable.
    * Improved performance, through caching and native SQL drivers for shares,
      groups, and permissions; faster DataTree queries, and smarter use of
      session data.
    * The administrator can disable users' ability to change permissions on
      their Shares.
    * Two slick new themes, Tango Blue and Silver Surfer.
    * WCAG 1.0 Priority 2/Section 508 accessibility guidelines compliance.
    * Full Kolab webclient support.
    * Improved JavaScript code including more caching, JSON support, new
      spell checking and color picking widgets, replacing htmlarea with xinha,
      and dynamic portal updates.
    * Help is now searchable and has a tree view for easy organization and
      exploration of help topics.
    * Wider memcache support and easier memcache configuration, including
      connection pooling and multiple memcache servers.
    * A more complete WebDAV server.
    * "Drop-in" configuration support for applications through
    * Many additional hooks, for performing actions on preference value
      changes, and after loading an application.
    * and much, much more.

The Horde 3.2 distribution is available from the following locations:


Or, for quicker access, download from your nearest mirror:


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

    942b9ee9a069eadee004d01c2fdb5348  horde-3.2.tar.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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