Aye it's not a major upgrade though in my eyes was expecting more tbh.
It is, actually, you just don't see it.
V7 moves from laravel 4.1 to 5.2 . They probably should have done this with v6 (when they introduced laravel), but it is what it is.
V7 adds php7 support
V7 adds in auto-update support (for better or worse).
these are pretty major upgrades and updates, believe me.
Agreed, it's not a terribly huge upgrade from the customer perspective. From the developer perspective? Yeah, it's a nightmare (especially that laravel upgrade, since somewhere along the lines they chose to modify how functionality works).
I have a feeling, just like 6, in the .1 or .2 release, we'll see more upgrades focused on customers
As always stated on the WHMCS forum, they will launch it when it is ready and not before.
Version 7 is anticipated to reach stable by the end of September. That's less than 2 months away.
Version 7 is anticipated to reach stable by the end of September
Troll somewhere else. They put forth a time when it'd be released.
The auto update is optional, so you can still use FTPNot tried it yet but going to install later today on our dev area and see what it's like.
I'm really not sure on the auto update function yet. I can see it breaking a lot of integrations etc despite WHMCS saying it won't.
I'm not going to be in a rush to upgrade to it to be honest, doesn't seem to be any major new features apart from the auto update.
Yeah agreed from a developer point of view some fairly major changes, just nothing that jumps out from a customer perspective if you get what I'm saying.
Going to test out 7 shortly before putting in to live production.
As always please remember this is a pre-production release and as such is not recommended for production use.