Now is the end of April, 2015 and the release date for Magento 2 is coming closer and closer to Magento developers community. As notified in Ebay official website, here is the road map of Magento 2:
- End of 2014 – Developer Beta
- End of Q1 2015 – Developer RC
- Q3 2015 – Merchant Beta
- Q4 2015 – General Availability (GA)!
As you can see clearly, we are in what step of this road map, Magento 2 will have amazing features:
- New structure
- New Layout elements
- CSS Preprocessing
- Magento UI Library
- Under the hood
- Improved Performance and Scalability
- No more Prototypes
- Reduced upgrade efforts and costs
- Great UX
- Product Manager interface: boring vs. polished
- Frontend development : Blank Theme
Magento 2 seem to be very powerful and perfect. However, according to the complaint of many Magento developers on famous forums ( http://magento.stackexchange.com/, Magento community, Stack over flow, ….) Magento 2 Developer Beta has many bugs when upgrading and installing new modules, they predict that Magento 2 GA will have some common bugs that you must face to. Here are some significant examples among a lot of bugs which may occur:
Installation error again
To help developers and users use Magento extension without worries about unexpected bugs, some Magento extension providers have decided that they will give their customers extra – support by upgrade old product to be compatible with Magento 2 with a low fee. Especially, Magestore – a famous Magento extension provider has already announced that they will support 100% free upgrade for any extension to be compatible with Magento 2 on Magestore official site: Announcement
Here is the capture of this announcement in their website:
We hope that there are more and more providers like Magestore who can provide professional upgrade service to rescue users from Magento 2 bugs.
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