July 25, 2011TC-11003



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BASIS International Ltd. announces the 11.10 maintenance release of BBj®,  Barista®, and AddonSoftware® by Barista. While these releases address several customer reported issues, they also introduce significant 12.0 preview features, including:

  • Query Definition Systems - the exciting Barista feature unveiled at TechCon2011*
  • Bill of Materials - the new AddonSoftware ERP building block module*
  • Apple Mac OS X Lion support* 

*New in this release

12.0 Preview Features in BBj 11.10
  • Adds BUI support for
    • BBjCharts - pie, line and bar chart*
    • Internet Explorer 9*
    • [Alt]+key combinations such as for the @ sign on European keyboards*
  • Optimizes performance in 
    • BUI - latest GWT 2.3 library and GZIP compression algorithm*
    • Web Start - Pack200 compression algorithm*
  • Extends SYSPRINT preview functionality to BBjForm*
  • Adds dozens of new demos to the LaunchDock*
DatabaseMgmtDatabase Management
  • Adds the ability to create/drop an index on a table's columns from the Enterprise Manager Query Analysis tab*
DevToolsDevelopment Tools
  • Enhances Barista Application Framework
    • Query Definition System
      • Select columns available for queries*
      • Ability to access data in multiple table via joins*
      • Option to define custom nested SQL SELECT statements for queries*
      • Option to add calculated and total columns*
      • Option to call custom programs to filter returned data set*
    • Callpoint System
      • Support for derived data elements for all grid types*
      • New callpoint!.setStatus(""SKIP"") method which, when in replication mode, bypasses default callpoint code*
    • Install Application Wizard now handles DEVICE lines in.syn files*
Barista Application Framework, a powerful framework, allows developers to build a GUI application quickly by simply defining the data and its interrelationships. 
SysAdminSystem Administration
  • Adds the ability to only copy changed data files in the Database Update Wizard*
  • Enhances database replication
    • Adds the ability to exclude files from any replication job*
    • Optimizes and improves file/database replication initialization*
  • Optimizes performance of remote file-opens*
  • Prevents accidental use of 1.5 or 1.7 JRE*
  • Rolls bbjservices.err, bbjservices.out and the GC log files when starting BBjServices on UNIX platforms*
AppBldgBlkApplication Building Blocks - AddonSoftware by Barista
  • Introduces a preview of the 12.0 release of the Bill of Materials module*
    • Inventory Production Entry - allows input of items that are assembled or produced according to the BOM Master file
    • Order Production Entry - allows automatic selection of items from the Customer Sales Order file for Inventory Production Entry
    • Bill of Materials Packing List - used to help with assembly, quality control, and boxing of an item for shipment
    • Materials Where Used Listing - prints a list of Items and in which Bills they are referenced
    • Operation Where Used Listing - prints a list of Operation Codes and in which Bills they are referenced
    • Indented Bill of Materials Report - a listing of all levels of a Bill including the cost of Materials, Operations, and Subcontracts
    • Bill of Materials Detail Listing - Prints detail information about each Bill selected
    • Bill of Materials Masters - defines the header information about a BOM
      • Operations - allows entry of detail information about each Operation that takes place in the BOM
      • Materials - allows entry of detail information about each Item that is used in the BOM
      • Totals - allows for inquiry into the various costs associated with the BOM
      • Packing List - see Bill of Materials Packing List above
      • Delete - removes the BOM and all of its various components from the system
      • Copy Bill - allows quick duplication of a BOM to a new Bill number
      • Availability - allows entry of a quantity needed of the finished BOM, then displays the quantity available for each item used in that BOM based on requirements defined
      • Comments - allows entry of comments associated with the BOM
      • Subcontracts - allows entry of information of any outside contracting work associated with the BOM
    • Purge Obsolete Detail Lines - purges detail lines from each BOM that have an Obsolete date prior, or equal to, the Purge Date selected
  • Adds graphical front-end to the Addon Update/Install Wizard (AUIW) for new Installations
  • Adds parameterized control over Totals tab in Order/Invoice Entry
More Information

For more information, review the 11.10 readme, relnotes, and fixes release files.


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