Good news for Orchard Web Developers. Orchard CMS 1.6 was released today quickly on the heels of Orchard 1.6 RC! This version runs on ASP.NET MVC 4 and NHibernate 3.3 as well as supports ASP.NET Web API and MySQL. There are lots of bug fixes and enhancements so start upgrading your Orchard 1.5 websites to Orchard 1.6.
Now that Orchard 1.6 is running on ASP.NET MVC 4, you can utilize all the new features in ASP.NET MVC 4 in Orchard, including:
I just started writing a few Orchard Tutorials on 1.6 and they include:
Download Orchard 1.6 from CodePlex.