As you know, PrestaShop v188.8.131.52 RC2 is released on October 10, 2016. The current RC2 phases are important milestones with intensive testing and debugging by the PrestaShop developers.
While all hands are on deck, Prestashop developer couldn’t do it without the help of the whole community. We are test and developing free for Prestashop 1.7 version.
Change the settings, browse the default theme, check if the modules that you created still work as-is (or with tiny design adaptations), etc. And most importantly, let us know about your findings!
What are the benefits of 1.7 for developers?
For module developers, most new features are under the hood, and inaccessible for now. But if you are starting a PrestaShop project now, you should most definitely use 1.7. Right now, it’s obviously less production-tested than 1.6.
For theme developers, if you need to implement a specific design for a customer you will save a lot of time with 1.7.
Are you ready?
After RC2 version, Prestashop will release RC3 for the stable release on November, 2016. And then you can download new Prestashop 184.108.40.206 on site of Prestashop. It well be greate with new many features.