Profile2 1.3.14 released

I am proud to announce a new release of Profile2 in the 1.3 series

Version:
Profile2 1.3.14

Description:
Profile2 is a complete re-design and re-development of the existing Profile tool in Sakai. It gives you more of a Facebook style interface for editing your profile.
In addition you have a comprehensive set of Privacy controls to allow you to choose who can see what part(s) of your Profile.

With Profile2 you can post updates (integrated with Twitter), search for people with common interests, view their profiles, view their connections,
add them as a connection, and much more.

Profile2 can be run seamlessly alongside the existing profile in Sakai and integrates with the Roster tool.

Works with:
Sakai 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8

Database upgrade:
This release requires a minor database upgrade. You will need to apply the relevant upgrade script that is located in the /docs/database
directory of the source code, or from here for those using the automatic binary installation:
https://source.sakaiproject.org/svn/profile2/tags/profile2-1.3.14/docs/database/

Availability:

Deployers running Sakai 2.7 should perform the following steps to upgrade:

  1. Update the in $SAKAI_SRC/master/pom.xml to 1.3.14
  2. Remove profile2-help-.jar and profile2-api-.jar from $CATALINA_HOME/shared/lib
  3. Rebuild/redeploy the core-deploy project to fetch the new release and install it into Tomcat
  4. Apply the database patch

Deployers building from source should perform the following steps:

  1. Checkout the 1.3.14 tag using the SVN link above
  2. Remove profile2-help-.jar and profile2-api-.jar from $CATALINA_HOME/shared/lib
  3. Build and deploy the 1.3.14 tag
  4. Apply the database patch

Highlights:
This is a maintenance release which fixes a number of minor issues identified in the 1.3 branch, including phone number validation and UI display issues. It also adds a Simplified Chinese translation and an updated Russian translation.

For full details of the features and fixes in this release, see:
http://jira.sakaiproject.org/secure/IssueNavigator.jspa?reset=true&pid=10500&fixfor=11948

And as always, for full installation and configuration instructions, see:
http://confluence.sakaiproject.org/display/PROFILE/Profile2

Known issues:
None

Acknowledgements:
Thanks to the following Sakai community members (in no particular order) for their involvement in this release:

Alan Berg
Seth Theirault
Gao Jun
Bryan Holladay
Matt Clare
Mike Ozornin

License:
Profile2 is released under the Educational Community License Version 2.0

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