As you may know Magento 2 is coming soon. The GoMage extensions were chosen for Merchant Beta.
Magento 2 Platform Benefits:
- The modular architecture of Magento;
- Improved application programming interface (API);
- Extensions conflict resolution tools;
- A long-expected installer of a new Magento instance;
- A framework for automated testing;
- New layouts;
- Performance Improvements;
- Scalability Improvements.
New Connect Marketplace:
- The Magento Team will automatically scan for all extensions for plagiarism, code review, security, quality etc;
- A new usability interface. Better for merchants to find out the modules;
- A new dashboard for developers;
- Marketing. New promotion and feature extensions.
You can find out new Magento Connect video at https://vimeo.com/125955416
The general availability of Magento 2 expects in Q4 2015.