Just in time for Christmas, the second beta of Activiti v6 is released! You can get it through the usual channels: the activiti.org website or through Maven.
This release is mainly a ‘refactoring-release’ that prepares the code for all the nifty future stuff: low in new features, but the internal kitchen has seen some major changes since beta1.
In the new year, ‘v6 specific features’ will be added, that will show off the huge refactoring work from v5 to v6 and make the upgrade worth the while. Version 6 is already feature-par with v5 (and as stable as v5). A focus will also be performance: especially the simple cases probably are a tad slower now(due to the richer execution tree, which means a few more row inserts), but likewise some complex examples are now simpler and more performant (due to the smarter execution tree).
Here’s the release highlights:
Merry Christmas to all!