I am very happy to introduce the new TEI Publisher 6.0.0. This is a major release introducing the refactored and extended component library as well as numerous bugfixes and new features.
All Publisher's web components are now available as a LitElement library distributed via npm. While invisible to users, this redesign greatly improves modularity and simplifies updates of Publisher-based applications. It also facilitates embedding of Publisher custom components into CMS systems (e.g. Hugo or WordPress) and other application frameworks (like angular, vue or react).
Version 6 also brings extended internationalization and full localization into 19 languages, simplified styling, support for data organization based on subcollections, several new and enhanced components (including one for notated music encoded in MEI), improved ODD editor and major extension and revision of the documentation.
A 3-part online course on TEI Publisher 6 has been led by Wolfgang Meier in June 2020. Video recordings of all the sessions, and a walk-through for the assignments are available for self-study.
Our thanks go to the:
Numerous community members who helped to translate and proofread language files via Crowdin
Swiss Nationale Infrastruktur für Editionen - Infrastructure nationale pour les éditions for funding a large part of work on the web component refactoring.
ACE – Austrian Corpora and Editions of the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften for a small grant to enhance toggling mechanisms
May of 2020 saw an advent of e-editiones.org. Goal of the society is to promote open standards for digital editions and free software based on them with a focus on TEI Publisher development. All TEI Publisher source repositories have been moved to the e-editiones github. We encourage you to join the society, through your institution or individually, and take part in our work and discussions, shaping the future of the TEI Publisher.