Merry Christmas 2019

Another year is almost over. Year 2019 was a very demanding year, but it was a year full of great achievements. We have released midPoint 4.0, bootstrapped long-term support (LTS) program, global midPoint community met for the first time – and much more.

MidPoint Survey Results

MidPoint survey results are in. MidPoint users had the chance to express their opinions about midPoint development and thus influence the future of midPoint. And many users did that – and by doing so, they managed to change the course of midPoint development.

Collections And Views

There are many new features in midPoint 4.0, code-named “Gutenberg”. Archetype functionality is one of the big new things. Archetypes allow to divide objects to a very fine types with customized look and behavior. However, there is almost infinite ways how to sort and present objects. Archetypes would not be enough on their own. Therefore there is a companion feature that is focused on customized grouping and presentation of objects: collections and view.

MidPoint on TIIME 2019 – Reserve the dates

If you are interested in meeting the midPoint people and you are in reach of Vienna, you probably want to reserve few days in February 2020 to attend the TIIME Workshop and Unconference. We will be there with a whole one day of midPoint-related discussions.

MidPoint Went Through EU FOSSA2 Bug Bounty

MidPoint was a part of EU-Free and Open Source Software Auditing (EU-FOSSA2) bug bounty program. This was an unique experience in many ways. There were many surprises along the way and it was far from being easy. But we have gone through that and in the end it was extremely useful. It has made midPoint stronger and more secure.

MidPoint 4.0.1 – Gutenberg Update 1

MidPoint 4.0.1 was released. It is a first update in a long-term support (LTS) release family code-named Gutenberg. There are many bugfixes and a handful of minor improvements. MidPoint 4.0.1 is a start of a long journey.

Archetypes in Gutenberg

MidPoint 4.0 “Gutenberg” is really a revolutionary midPoint release. It is a long-term support (LTS) release. But it also brings groundbreaking features. The support for archetypes is certainly one of those features that can be a real game-changer in the future. First part of this post told the story how the idea of archetypes evolved during the course of midPoint development. This part will describe how archetypes work and how they can be used. […]