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Hi,

As of version 1.1, JCE will be released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA licence, which will mean that JCE will no longer br free for commercial use. A licence or permission for commercial use will be available for purchase for between $10 and $15 (I haven't decided on a price yet), and will be valid for the life of JCE (that is from version 1.1 onwards) for a single instance of JCE.

Version 1.1 should be available in the next couple of weeks, and includes a lot of new stuff, including the latest update of TinyMCE, 2.0.6.1, a spellchecker, sorting and searching for the File, Image and Media Managers, as well as Flash FLV and MP3 players. Flash files will also be able to accept parameters.

I apologise for taking so long to release the next version of JCE, but I have been very busy lately, as well as learning ActionScript and rebuilding a whole lot of the JCE code.

Thanks

Ryan


Just thought I'd let you all know what I've been experimenting with for a future version of JCE.

JCE will soon include and AJAX library (xajax). What does this mean exactly? Well to quote from Wikipedia :

"Asynchronous JavaScript And XML, or its acronym Ajax, is a Web development technique for creating interactive web applications. The intent is to make web pages feel more responsive by exchanging small amounts of data with the server behind the scenes, so that the entire Web page does not have to be reloaded each time the user makes a change. This is meant to increase the Web page's interactivity, speed, and usability."

In the JCE 'Manager' plugins (Image Manager, Media Manager etc), the file and folder list displayed is located within an iframe which is reloaded everytime an action takes place (delete, rename etc.). This is a horrible waste of bandwidth, and takes a while to load if you have a large list of files and folders as these are re-read everytime the page loads. Using xajax, this is only done  when the plugin is first loaded, when the refresh button is pressed or when you change to a new directory. The file/folder list for the current directory is treated as a statc list, and operations are only performed on the selected file(s) or folder, updating the static list if the operation was successful.

There are other cool things we can do with this as well.

The Link Favourties feature for the Advanced Link plugin will re-appear, allowing you to quickly create, delete and re-use links.

Image Manager popups will change to allow for extended functionality and also create better popup links. In future, when you create a popup, the popup image's attributes will be stored in the database, and an id assigned, creating a unique link for that popup, something like : index2.php?option=com_jce&task=popup&pid=2. We will then also be able to add things to the popup, like lengthy descriptions of the image, or possibly even create an image slideshow from a number of images.

 

There are quite a number of possibilities, and at the moment this is all in a pre-alpha testing phase, but as soon as I think its working, and stable, it will be incorporated into JCE.

 

Cheers

 

Ryan. 

 


Hi,

I have uploaded some updates to most of the JCE bits 'n pieces and added 2 new plugins:

Template Manager - Upgraded version of the original Templates plugin, with JCE 'manager' features ie: uploading, renaming, deleting etc.


Image Manager Lite - a cut down version of the Image Manager without the GD/phpThumb features of the original.

 

Grab them from the downloads section.

 

Ryan. 


Hi,

I have uploaded some updates to most of the JCE bits 'n pieces and added 2 new plugins:

Template Manager - Upgraded version of the original Templates plugin, with JCE 'manager' features ie: uploading, renaming, deleting etc.


Image Manager Lite - a cut down version of the Image Manager without the GD/phpThumb features of the original.

 

Grab them from the downloads section.

 

Ryan. 


Updates have been released for the JCE Admin Component, Editor Mambot and plugins.

JCE Administration Component version 1.0.3


Changelog (from 1.0.2)

  • Fixed advlink_favourites table uninstall error.
  • Added underscore to space conversion in jce.php for popup support.

JCE Editor Mambot, version 1.0.3


Changelog (from 1.0.2)

  • Fixed Convert Urls error.
  • Fixed entity encoding selection error.
  • ' characters are no longer encoded in raw mode.

Image Manager plugin for JCE, version 1.0.3


Changelog (from 1.0.2)

  • Fixed permissions errors relating to missing isSuperAdmin variable.
  • Fixed javascript errors relating to missing functions when altering image appearance(hspace, vspace, border etc.).
  • Fixed issues relating to updating popup links

Media Manager plugin for JCE, version 1.0.2


Changelog (from 1.0.1)

  • Fixed permissions errors relating to missing isSuperAdmin variable.
  • Added missing permission checks for Cut/Copy/Paste.
  • Fixed NaN error when adjusting Width/Height of existing Media in Proportional mode.

IFrame plugin for JCE, version 1.0.1


Changelog (from 1.0.0)

  • Fixed what essentially was a broken plugin. Sorry!
  • Added proportional resizing of width an height values.

 

Known Issues
This plugin is functional through the popup dialog, but does not yet support inserting of IFrame code throught the HTML view.

 

File Manager plugin for JCE, version 1.0.2

 

Changelog (from 1.0.1)

  • Fixed permissions errors relating to missing isSuperAdmin variable.
  • Added missing permission checks for Cut/Copy/Paste.

 


Advanced Link plugin for JCE, version 1.0.2


Changelog (from 1.0.1)

  • Fixed permissions errors relating to missing isSuperAdmin variable.

 

Tutorials

Thanks to Philip Roy, there are now 3 excellent Flash tutorials to guide you through the installation of JCE, JCE plugins and using the Layout Manager to customize the editor button layout.

You can check them out here