[announce] Horde Groupware 4.0 (final)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Jun 14 18:39:40 UTC 2011

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the final release of the Horde Groupware
version 4.0.

Horde Groupware is a free, enterprise ready, browser based collaboration
suite. Users can manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes  
with the
standards compliant components from the Horde Project.

The installation method for Horde Groupware 4 has been changed
to use the PEAR installer. Please follow the instructions on
http://www.horde.org/apps/groupware/docs/INSTALL to install Horde Groupware.

The major changes compared to the Horde Groupware version 1 are:

Global changes:
     * Completely refactored for PHP 5.
     * New installation process through PEAR installer.
     * Simplified configuration process.
     * ActiveSync support.
     * Frameless layout.
     * Grouping into advanced and simple user preferences.
     * Improved caching and reduced session sizes.
     * Much faster Share library.
     * Reduced dependency on external libraries.
     * Lots of improvements in all library components.

Address book changes:
     * Duplicates searching and merging.

Calendar changes:
     * New AJAX frontend with integrated tasks support.
     * New mobile frontend.
     * Resource scheduling.
     * System calendars.
     * Calendar coloring.
     * Calendar and event tagging.
     * Cross-timezone support.
     * CalDAV client support.
     * Improved recurring event exceptions.
     * Improved notification and invitation messages.

Tasks changes:
     * New Ajax frontend (in calendar).
     * System task lists.
     * Task list coloring.
     * Quick task adding.

The full list of changes can be viewed here:


Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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