Thursday, October 1, 2015

IBM Websphere Commerce Version 8.0 Announced !!

Exciting news for Websphere Commerce developers. Big news items.

    Open Source Spring framework.
    IBM Customer Service
    Management Center UI revamped.
    Upgraded RAD 9.5, WAS , DB2

As per IBM, these are 2 big modules in the new Version 8.0. Along with upgrades to application server and stack.

IBM Customer Service for WebSphere Commerce Version 8.0 delivers enhancements to Customer Service for WebSphere Commerce that offer a better customer service and support experience. The customer service representative (CSR) can utilize the same buying experience that customers use to provide assistance with site activities, for example, assist customers to manage their cart content and assist with the checkout process. As a part of the buying experience, the CSR can look up customer accounts and orders, and help customers with their account management. Customer Service for WebSphere Commerce is a separately purchased solution for

WebSphere Commerce V8.0 clients. IBM Management Center for WebSphere Commerce In Version 8.0, the Management Center is updated to use Dynamic HTML (DHTML) and the open source Spring Framework. This update makes it easier for developers to customize and embed custom tools in the Management Center. With DHTML, Management Center is no longer dependent on AdobeTM Flash technology, and developers who customize the Management Center can now view their changes IBM United States Software Announcement 215-305 IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation 2 without first compiling their code. Additionally, the Management Center user interface now has a new look.