The following section outlines the general Release Notes for Experience Manager as a Cloud Service.
The Release Date for Adobe Experience Manager as a Cloud Service 2020.11.0 is December 2, 2020.
The following release (2020.12.0) will be on December 17, 2020
Launches Hierarchy Management & Future Timewarp: New UI to add/remove pages within a launch, and browsing site with Timewarp shows future state from Launches.
Extended Content Fragment Models & Editor: New options for input validation on various data types, improved Enumeration data type with new form visualizations, and the Content Fragment model name is displayed and searchable in Assets UI.
Sort the Live Copy pages available for rollout: New option to sort the Live Copy pages available for rollout using the Name, Last modified date, and Last rollout date properties. The Last rollout date for a page is a new property introduced.
Bulk asset ingestion: Provide customers with a scalable, cloud-native ingestion service that leverages Experience Manager as a Cloud Service architecture including asset microservices. Key use cases include ingestion at scale with monitoring, reporting, and scheduling, while allowing for initial transfer of assets to cloud data stores using common cloud upload tooling. See asset bulk ingestor tool.
This tool is for system administrator, consultant, or implementation partner personas. This feature allows for large scale ingestion and is ideally used during initial ingestion or occasional large ingestion. For smaller ingestion jobs, use the Experience Manager desktop app or upload using Assets user interface.
Users can now sort the digital assets in Card and Column views.
The following enhancements are done for accessibility in Experience Manager Assets in this release. For more information, see accessibility features in Assets.
Batch Set Presets in Dynamic Media: Now you can automate the creation and organization of multiple assets in an image set or spin set at the time you upload asset files to a folder either individually or using bulk ingestion.
The following accessibility enhancements are now available in Dynamic Media:
Tabkey, the focus moves to the appropriate user interface elements in the workflow to create an interactive video.
Released CIF Venia Reference Site - 2020.11.05 that includes the lastest CIF Core Components version v1.5.0. Refer to CIF Venia Reference Site for more details.
Released CIF Core Components v1.5.0. Refer to CIF Core Components for more details.
The Release Date for Cloud Manager in AEM as a Cloud Service 2020.11.0 is November 12, 2020.
A new menu option Local Login is now be available to users from the environment menu options on the Environments card and Environments summary pages.
Refer to Managing Environments for more details.
The Learn tab in Cloud Manager has been refreshed with new images in the UI.
The AEM as a Cloud Service SDK Build Analyzer Maven Plugin detects problems in a maven project, including missing dependencies. It gives developers an opportunity to discover issues during local development, well before deploying to Cloud environments with Cloud Manager. For more information, see the documentation here and here.
New “httpd -t” syntax check for apache and dispatcher configuration executed during Cloud Manager build, which can also be run using AEM as a Cloud Service SDK’s Dispatcher Tools.
Follow this section to learn about what is new and the updates for Content Transfer Tool Release v1.1.12.
The Release Date for Best Practices Analyzer is November 13, 2020.
Cloud Readiness Analyzer is now Best Practices Analyzer (BPA). BPA provides a best practices assessment of your current AEM implementation and helps assess the readiness to move from an existing AEM instance to AEM as a Cloud Service.
A new detector was added to detect the use of
java.io.InputStream, which can cause issues if used in AEM as a Cloud Service.