Wacs Release 0.9.2 (June 2016)
- User Guide - Tenth edition: an 93 page book with over 100
illustrations now updated for WACS 0.9.2 covering the updates to the
Web 2.0 sample application, the new interconnection features and newer
screenshots from our demo site.
- Installation Guide - Ninth edition - an 82 page book describing
installation and troubleshooting techniques for WACS, now including seperate
chapters on manual installation on servers and on web hosting providers. Also
includes changes bringing the manual installation proceedure more in line with
what the package installation does.
- Administration Guide - Seventh Edition - now a 140 page book,
extensively illustrated, describing how to administer a Wacs collection.
Now includes a new chapter on using WACS in hosting applications and how to
manage the new content cache system, also discusses the new command line
tools for cache creation and blog manipulation.
- HTML - one big page
- HTML - multiple pages
- Configuration Guide - Eighth Edition - a 81 page book describing
all the XML-based WACS configuration files and how to use them, with updates
covering streaming, video thumbnailing and other new additions in WACS 0.9.2
and a whole chapter on the new apps section of the configuration file.
- Programming Guide - Now in it's tenth edition, a 180 page book
with many illustrations containing both tutorial and reference sections, now
including now including an introduction to the new media handling API calls and
other new features added to enhance content caching.
|Manual Pages Collection
- Manual Pages Collection - Fifth Edition - Now running to 18
pages book that gathers together the manual pages for the various command
line utility programs available for WACS. Includes the new wacsvidcomb
and wacscachectl commands and updates about version 2 files.
|Documentation for WACS 0.9.2 Now Available:
WACS 0.9.2 has been released on June 13th, 2016 complete with the updated
documentation for this significant new release which has been more than
three years in development.
|Documentation for WACS 0.9.1 Now Available:
With the release of Wacs 0.9.1 only hopefully a few days away, we've updated
all the documentation ready for the new release.
|Schema Changes for WACS 0.9.x:
There were quite big changes made to the database schema in Wacs 0.9.x with
many new fields added to the database. Read about what changed from the
earlier releases here - in
|DEMO SITE STILL LIVE!:
While it's not really a documentation issue, the launch of our WACS
demonstration site, pinkmetallic.com
finally allows people to get a feel for how WACS works without having to
go through the whole process of installing the software.
This really should make learning to use WACS a whole lot easier.|
|We believe that to encourage adoption of Wacs and to ensure a
good reputation for reliability and quality, we need people to understand
how to get the best out of it. To this end, we've put a lot of effort into
creating really world class documentation for it. We hope the various guides
and manuals we've prepared will help you to understand it and use it
Come take a look - and remember, we value your feedback.