Technical CommuniquéATC-13001
January 21, 2013


BASIS International Ltd. announces the 12.21 maintenance release of AddonSoftware® by Barista® that adds several new 13.0 preview features listed below. 


Version 12.21 takes advantage of the technological advancements provided by the Barista Application Framework and the BBj® language to deliver an innovative software package known for its structural quality. Together with Barista, Version 12.21 offers a leap forward in the efficiency of software customization and the creation of vertical applications.


AddonSoftware continues its 30+-year history of constant improvement - additional features, increased functionality, and updated technology - in this release.

13.0 Preview Features New in AddonSoftware 12.21


For the entire list of previously released 13.0 preview features, click here.  

  • Barista
    • New feature that allows users with adequate security to edit and optionally save the SQL WHERE clause in the Barista Query Filter form. 
  • Accounting Bundle
    • Produce a Jasper-based statement directly from the Customer Master and optionally print, email, and/or fax according to the Customer Report Control settings. 
    • New jasper-based AR Simple Invoices and AR Statements replace the BBjForm-based versions. Produces individual pdfs as well as a "master" pdf for review or output, if desired. Fully integrated with AddonSoftware Administration => Report Control for optional email/faxing.
    • New 'Details' button on the General Ledger Summary Activity inquiry form (run from GL Account Master) runs query to show detail transactions associated with the selected (non-budget) period. 
    • New period/year and MTD/YTD Activity fields on the General Ledger Account Master allow you to change the desired period/year and instantly see the corresponding activity totals. MTD/YTD Activity fields include drilldowns to see supporting detail.
  • Manufacturing Bundle
    • The Manufacturing module has been enhanced with additional record extracts to work in conjunction with the Barista Advisory Locking settings.  
  • Shop Floor Control
    • Triggers are now in place to run Shop Floor in Barista and interface to a hybrid v6 Payroll.

For a list of continued improvements in all modules, refer to the Fixes file.

InfoMore Information
Download 'AddonSoftware by Barista' today. For more information, review the 12.21 readme, relnotes, and fixes release files.

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