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  • Version 24

    Developed 2024. 24.x has identical system requirements to 23.x. This point increase (v23 to v24) was caused by the Stripe payment gateway implementation which increased a field on our credit card table, and our conversion of the BOM import to the latest format Several other schema alterations prompted this, specifically the order header and order line tables both have ExternalNumber fields added to them.
  • Version 23

    Developed 2024. 23.x has identical system requirements to 20.x. This point increase (v22 to v23) was caused by major enhancements to Job Master; increased field lengths in a number of tables; and the relocation of the order by fields from our cart table to our order support table.
  • Version 22

    Developed late 2023; 22.x has identical system requirements to 20.x. This point increase (v21 to v22) was caused by major changes to the Service Pro Exchange connector system.
  • Version 21

    Developed 2023; 21.x has identical system requirements to 20.x. This point increase (v20 to v21) was principally caused by a change with how we upload Items, Sales Orders and Invoices for the Sage 100 connector sub-system, but an increase in some field lengths for telephone numbers and extensions for that connector and a change to how we handle the Capture Posted Invoice job under the hood further necessitated that increase.
  • Version 20

    Developed 2023; 20.x has identical system requirements to 19.x. This point increase (v19 to v20) was principally caused by an increase in the customer number field on the commissions due file, changes to our public API, a major change to how we handle webcategory codes that end with a slash (/), and a drastic increase to the size of a field in our document layout table.
  • Version 19

    Developed 2022; 19.x has identical system requirements to 18.x. This point increase (v18 to v19) was caused by upgrading our code to use Crystal Reports v13.31, an increase in field lengths on item description table in the BirdDog Engine, as well as extensive modification to the Order.Placed custom event.
  • Version 18

    Developed 2022; 18.x has identical system requirements to 17.x. This point increase (v17 to v18) was caused by an increase in field lengths on a customer table in the BirdDog Engine, as well as extensive enhancements to the M1 connector sub-system to allow for 2-way sales orders and the downloads of purchase or work orders.
  • Version 17

    Developed 2022; 17.x has identical system requirements to 16.x. This point increase (v16 to v17) was caused by an increase in field lengths as well as extensive enhancements to the warehouse management system.
  • Version 16

    Developed 2021; 16.x has identical system requirements to 15.x. This point increase (v15 to v16) was due to major changes with how we handle table schema for non-Macola environments. For other engines this is a minor point release for 14.
  • Version 15

    Developed 2021; 15.x has identical system requirements to 14.x. This point increase (v14 to v15) was caused by an increase to field lengths for several tables in BirdDog engine databases. For other engines this is a minor point release for 14.
  • Version 14

    Developed 2021; 14.x has identical system requirements to 13.x. This point increase (v13 to v14) was caused by schema changes required to implement the QuickBooks Desktop connector in BirdDog Engine. For other engines this is a minor point release for 13.
  • Version 13

    Developed 2021; 13.x has identical system requirements to 12.x. This point increase (v12 to v13) was caused by schema changes required to implement the Epicor connector. For other engines this is a minor point release to 12.1.
  • Version 12

    Developed 2021; 12.x has identical system requirements to 11.x. This point increase (v11 to v12) was caused by an improvement to the Sage 100 connector that added the upload of posted Invoices from Sage to BirdDog. This is basically a point release for 11 unless you are an SDK customer in which case there is the potential of breaking changes due to the those interface changes. SDK examples have been updated to accommodate this change.
  • Version 11

    Developed 2020; 11.x has identical system requirements to 10.x. The point increase was caused by major improvements to the Sage 100 and Service Pro connectors that require a data conversion. Review the release notes if you are running either of these connectors. For customers not running either of these, this is basically a minor point release to 10.x.
  • Version 10

    Developed 2020; in our continuing drive to be semver compliant (https://semver.org), we dropped to 3 build numbers (Major, Minor, Patch) when we incremented from 9.9.x.x. 10.x has identical system requirements to 9.9.x. The point increase was caused by an update to our connector sub-system that may cause some data to be reuploaded on the first run and we wanted our customers to be aware. Review the release notes to see if you are affected. For most customers this is basically a minor point release to 9.9.x.
  • Version 9.9

    Developed 2019; uses .Net 4.7.2.; massive updates to the BirdDog Connector Sub-System; added functionality for Avalara CertCapture as part of the Connector Sub-System.
  • Version 9.8

    Released 2015; uses .Net 4.5.1.; overhauled field system for major performance improvement; field imports on web; lots of new order rule results and triggers; new Drag and Drop interface for Web Category maintenance; moved from encrypted credit card numbers to aliases; redesign of password system to improve security; new credit card gateways (eBiz, WorldPay, and 3DSI); major improvements to sync system; added handling of accessorial charges in FedEx freight; implemented new BirdDog Connector Sub-System.
  • Version 9.7

    Released 2015, uses .Net 4.5.1., new gallery layout, enhance posting to handle Non Stocked / Controlled items, blogging enhancements, major enhancements to customer service.
  • Version 9.6

    Released 2014, entire system now uses .Net 4.0, Responsive Design, added Multiple Image support to Items, major Customer Service enhancements, Serial / Lot support.
  • Version 9.5

    Released 2013, new Order Entry screen, document management system, automated End of Day Close.