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Platform Roundup – Week Ending 03/24/2017 in Review

This week’s roundup features...well, not that much. At least that's the case for the platforms covered here on Ex Creators. New additions to our platform lineup are coming soon so stay tuned.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 03/17/2017 in Review

Not much happening in this week's roundup. SocialEngine offers 10% off their PHP software as part of a Pre-Release campaign for the long awaited SocialEngine PHP v4.9. Elgg 2.3.2 is now available for download and phpFox give insights and share expectations for phpFox v4.6.0.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 03/10/2017 in Review

PeepSo receives a well needed performance boost with the release of v1.7.4. WordPress and BuddyPress both get security updates and Joomla gives us a look some of the "major new features" scheduled to be released with Joomla! 3.7.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 03/03/2017 in Review

Drupal 8.3.0 release candidate 1 is now available for testing. WordPress plugin developer 97BOLD releases auto friend plugin for PeepSo and Boonex looks to give "sub-par" plugins and dormant developers the boot.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 02/24/2017 in Review

In this week's roundup: Former phpFox agents Raymond Benc and Donna Bryant help SocialEngine build what is being called "the easiest and most complete phpFox importer on the market". Ning makes fighting spam bots a bit easier. JomSocial upated to v4.3.2 and BuddyPress releases a maintenance update.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 02/17/2017 in Review

BuddyPress 2.8.0 is now available for download. Nothing mind-blowing with this update but there are improvements you're sure to like. Rocket.Chat includes Dolphin oAuth to thier core package making the two better integrated.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 02/10/2017 in Review

In this week's roundup - Ning continues to make good on promises made. "Events" for Ning 3.0 is now available. BuddyPress 2.8.0 moves to Release Candidate1. Tatiana says bye to Drupal and hello to "an exciting new adventure" and phpFox showcases new apps and themes.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 02/03/2017 in Review

There's even less to report in this week's roundup than the week before. JomSocial 4.3.1 is now available. This update features both bug fixes and improvements. PeepSo releases a "WordFilter Plugin" that's sure to frustrate the crap out of those potty mouths in your online community. Jamroom gives explains their serve monitoring process for users of their fully hosted plan.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 01/27/2017 in Review

Not much to report in this week's update. Just a couple security and bug fix related releases from WordPress, Elgg and phpFox. Stackideas releases the "Echo Template" for EasySocial.

Platform Roundup – Week Ending 01/20/2017 in Review

In this week's roundup - The latest phpFox update (v4.5.1) addresses dozens of bug issues and features some improvements. PeepSo is updated to v1.7.3. BuddyPress 2.8.0 beta 1 is now available (testers only of course). Community Builder recent update to v2.1.1 gets a quick bump o v2.1.2.

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Platform Roundup – Week Ending 08/11/2017 in Review

In this week's roundup - SocialEngine announces roadmap for v4.10. PeepSo v1.8.4 released. This version of PeepSo brings with it "Forntend Blog Posts Submission". StackIdeas releases stable version of EasyArticles and is SocialGo attempting to make a comeback?