Nexedi is proud to announce the availability of release 5.5 of the ERP5 Open Source ERP. In 1.888 commits since release 5.4.7. , many ERP5 applications saw significant improvements (Accounting, CRM, DMS, e-Commerce, HR, Payroll, Trade, Web, Blog and Forum among others).
Release 5.5 most notably pushes ERP5's capabilities for 24/7 operation on clusters even further: ERP5 already supports since 10 years the development of business logic, forms and workflows online on live instances and the transparent distribution of changes on all cluster nodes thanks to the use of the ZEO distributed object architecture. With the introduction of ZODB Components, ERP5 Release 5.5 extends these capabilities to the core of ERP5: object schema definitions (property sheets), unit tests, functional tests and extension methods are now managed as distributed objects. This technology enables mainframe-like non-disruptive operation of ERP5's enterprise applications on standard hardware.
With the introduction of code mirror and ace editor for web development, ERP5 becomes even more attractive for developers who would like to set-up ERP5 as a privately owned Open Source PaaS for business applications.
Finally, Release 5.5 is the first release offering Chinese and German Internationalisation (Translation and Accounting Integration) through ERP5 Configurator.
For an overview of changes in this release, see Release Highlights below, for a complete list, checkout the ERP5 Git Log.
The following table lists the download links for ERP5 Release 5.5. For more Information on ERP5 Releases and how to install ERP5, see ERP5 Release Information.
To try ERP5, we recommend to use the ERP5 Virtual Machine together with the tutorials of the OSOE Project. It provides a pre-configured ERP5 demo instance based on pre-defined business templates and categories. The Virtual Machine package includes the whole software stack of ERP5 and its dependencies. It is published as VMWare image.
To install the ERP5 VM, follow the tutorial How to install and use the ERP5 VM.
To try and learn ERP5, we recommend to follow the tutorial session of the OSOE project: ERP: Theory, Practice and Configuration.
For a full list of changes see the ERP5 Git Log.
For this release we would like to especially acknowledge the work of Boris Kocherov from raskon to improve ERP5 Email Reader support for various IMAP Servers.
Nexedi is the creator and leader of the ERP5 Open Source ERP project. Nexedi has developed and deployed ERP5 for a wide range of industries such as aerospace, apparel, banking, healthcare and government. ERP5 is used in companies of all sizes in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South Americas. The open source nature of ERP5 eliminates licensing costs and provides full freedom to update and customise the system as business requirements change with no single vendor lock-in.
Nexedi is a major contributor to the SlapOS technology, a distributed Cloud Computing system compatible with the leading market standards and designed for resilience and reversibility for critical applications.
Nexedi is a the developer of NEO, an open source distributed transactional NoSQL database built on MariaDB that implements the ZODB protocol for python objects.
Nexedi provides 24H around-the-clock support to corporations and governments wishing to migrate their mission critical applications to open source software solutions.
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