Thursday, 28 August 2008

Openbravo POS 2.20 released

A new version of Openbravo POS has just been released and it is available for download in the project's page. Openbravo POS is quickly improving and now that two new full time developers have joined the Openbravo POS team we expect to improve even faster.

The improvements included in Openbravo POS 2.20 are summarized here. To read in detail the changes read the Openbravo POS 2.20 Release Notes.
  • Improved tax system. The taxes functionality of Openbravo POS have been changed to make it equal to the taxes system of Openbravo ERP. New windows has been created and the taxes reports have been modified. With this new system long demanded features like the possibility to have two different taxes by receipt line and support of Canadian, German, and other countries taxes system can be implemented now with Openbravo POS.
  • Customer module improvements. More fields has been added to the customers table: contact fields and localization fields. All these fields are also available when printing receipts allowing Openbravo POS to print invoices.
  • Update all external libraries to latest version. Third party libraries like Jasper Reports, Barcode4J, HSQLDB, JavaPOS, Substance and SwingX, has been updated to the latest stable releases. This guaranties that the functionality of Openbravo POS that relies on third party libraries contains the latest improvements and bugs fixed up to the latest releases.
  • New installer packages. To make it easier to install and deploy Openbravo POS. There are new installer packages for major OS: Windows, Ubuntu and Suse.
  • A large list of enhancements like the ability of merging receipts in restaurant mode. Fine grained security editing receipts. Sequence number for closed cash reports. Animations for customer displays. New customers diary report. New button to hide / show the menu instead the split bar to improve usability. Improved events and scripting capabilities in the sales panel. And much more...
  • 19 bugs fixed.
If you have any question regarding Openbravo POS, please do not hesitate to use Openbravo POS forums were our community of users and developers will try to assist you.

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Language packages for Openbravo POS 2.10 released

Today has been released ten new language packages for Openbravo POS 2.10. These new languages packages has been developed by committed community members and I want to say thank you to all of them:
  • Sebastian Muszytowski for the German translation.
  • Anton Delaruelle and Paul Heffels for the Dutch translation.
  • Andrej Svininykh for the Russian translation.
  • Sergio Carbonete for the Brazilian Portuguese translation.
  • Manuel Rubio for the Galician translation.
  • Antonio Cichello for the Italian translation.
  • Akarawuth Tamrareang for the Thai translation.
  • Henri Azar for the French (France) translation.
  • Mohammad Jaffar Fahmi for the Arabic translation.
  • Jaroslaw Wozniak (Openbravo) for the Polish translation.
The new language packages are available for download in the Openbravo POS project download page and the Localization wiki guide explains how to install them.