After releasing the Beta version, Magento announced the release of Magento 2.0 available to download. Magento 2.0 is a major update from Magento 1.0 which was released way back is year 2008. Magento 2.0 has a new set of system requirements, some of which may cause backwards compatibility issues with existing Magento 1.x installations. Magento 2.0 comes with host of new and improved features some of which includes the following:
- Modular code base
- Automated testing
- Inclusion of a Data Migration Tool helps transfer existing Magento 1.x store data to Magento 2.0
- Client-side optimizations
- Server Apache Varnish caching
- backend improvements
- New and improved Magento Admin user interface
- Updated Product addition module making it easier and faster to add products
- new checkout flow
- One click customer account creation
- More informed and improved product checkout summary
Visit here for a complete list of release notes.
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