Fabrik 3.3.3 is now available for download.
This is a security release and we strongly recommend that you upgrade. The security fix resolves an potential information disclosure issue which affects all previous versions of Fabrik for Joomla 3.
We've improved the usage of the chosen dropdown rendering within Fabrik, so that it will work for dropdowns within repeat groups. To activate this option you need to go to Fabrik's global configuration, Forms section, and select 'Per element' for the "Advanced Format (WIP) " option. Then for each element you wish to be rendered as a chosen dropdown turn on its 'Advanced Format (WIP)' option.
Behind the scenes we've moved over from our old ant build script to using Grunt.js. This is simply a lot easier for us to manage and set up. It also makes the repository a lot lighter as we have been able to remove several libraries from the fabrik_build folder which were taking up a lot of space.
One major change is our move over to using JLayouts is almost complete, most plugins and core code are now rendering output via JLayouts. This allows you fine grained control over how almost every part of Fabrik is rendered. To find out more about it please read the Fabrik JLayouts wiki page.
We'd like to thank everyone who has contributed to this release including troester, bauer-git, Simone Bussoni, Hugh Messenger, paulv888 & Jaanus Nurmoja.
Today I'd like to share with you our plans for the next couple of releases of Fabrik.
What we are proposing to do is to migrate the data in those meta tables into JSON files. There will be one JSON file per view. This file will describe how the form, list, elements and validations should behave. We will also have separate JSON files to describe the database table structures. With this in place we can address the current disadvantages:
Obviously it is always very hard to meet deadlines, but we think that the release schedule will be as follows:
3.3.2 - March 2015
3.4 - May 2015
3.5 - August 2015
We're very happy announce the release of Fabrik 3.3. Our Joomla! application builder is now fully compatible with Joomla 3.4. This is a security update which we recommend you update to.
As usual its extremely gratifying to see everyone helping out on the code, in the forums and translating. Those people who have committed code to the project during this release include: gobezu, Jaanus Nurmoja, BodgeIT, Ajyama, Sophist, Robert Högberg, Bauer, Troester, Hugh Messenger, Rob Clayburn.
This release addresses a couple of low level security issues and a host of fixes and minor improvements. We strongly recommend you update to this version. Those of you updating from github will not need to update.
Fabrik is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Joomla! Project or Open Source Matters. The Joomla! logo is used under a limited license granted by Open Source Matters the trademark holder in the United States and other countries.