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JSK Update Log - (Updated 16 June 2019)

Updates to the 16-bit DOS version were stopped in January 2011. The 32-bit Windows version software updates were stopped in June 2014. Only the efficient and versatile unix terminal version, solidly built using the German FlagShip compiler is undergoing constant development with the future in mind.

Due to our forward thinking plans for a product with superior performance at an affordable sustainable cost, the SSH terminal (Linux) version of JSK, either self-hosted or in the cloud, is currently the only version that we recommend and has all the latest features and our full support.

Latest enhancements: (build 6J158)
(Note: Bug fixes are attended to as soon as they are reported and are not listed here.)

Older Update History - click here (Only enhancements made since 2018 are listed on this page.)

24/01/18 Added current platinum price to gold and USD exchange rates on valuations
26/01/18 Allowed editing of SMS messages from service orders. (up to 3 SMS units)
30/01/18 Made current std stock discount show on duplicate invoices (when positive)
15/02/18 Added system to bulk check stock by weight. for bin# or new GRV batch (IPE)
02/03/18 Made purchase journal entry details, in addition to ref, remembered
02/03/18 Allow re-selection of pre-defined email address if none selected
05/03/18 Automatic set of VAT to 15% during March '18 monthend
15/03/18 Allowed multiple material codes in std.stock & merch. stk check list selection
28/04/18 Added buffered blind capture option for fast memory/rfid scanner upload
01/05/18 Added Inven->Tran->Impute_s/sheet to tranfer supplier delivery to inventory
02/05/18 Added ability to report only undomiciled (not located by branch) raw material
02/05/18 Added mail list code(s) and date-added to CSV bulk mail lists
03/05/18 Added ability to impute new prices only from supplier's spreadsheet
04/05/18 Bar code lookup editor now recognises EAN-13, EAN-8 as well as RFID codes
04/05/18 Can now report stock codes that do not have product bar code definitions
04/05/18 Made spreadsheet imputed prices skip if currently priced in forex
08/05/18 Added live "Import" utility for RFID readers. Required no pre-capture program
09/05/18 Made .dotSSR stock searches pervasive wherever a lookup search is useful
10/05/18 Added stock take 1-page summary analysis report
14/05/18 Added help in price list reports to filter by location
14/05/18 Added live statistics to RFID capture screen
14/05/18 Change merchandise bin set utility to allow long product code scan
15/05/18 Enlaged product_code lookup field size to accomodate UHF RFID codes
16/05/18 Added terminal minimum terminal size check and alert at program startup
17/05/18 Added CSV option to customer age analysis reports
18/05/18 Improved unfinished posting reporting, included POS actual user notification
21/05/18 Added CSV option to creditor's age analysis
06/06/18 Allowed stocktake report picture catalogue to include std.stock images
07/06/18 All picture catalogue reports now also get sent by email
07/06/18 Can now include all (not just imaged) missing items in stocktake catalogue
09/06/18 Made stock take reports remember last-used bin number
24/06/18 Added ability to add and use serial number feature with merchandise
11/07/18 Added NFC token recognition for use as operator pass-keys
19/07/18 Inv->Stktake->Import->RFIDread can now re-enter without duplicates
25/07/18 Added forensic data to payment records (operator passkeys option only)
26/07/18 Added CSV option for credit and debit balances only customer age analysis
03/08/18 Improved ease of payment entry for both debtors and creditors.
11/08/18 Filtered out and hid duplicate stocktake merchandise codes when reporting
13/08/18 Added option for manual setting of exchange rate for dollar-priced items
23/08/18 Added Negative Payment to negative GP alerts if option z is enabled
30/08/18 Added location filter to push-back unconfirmed search
04/09/18 Added "lead_days" field to online store API data
06/09/18 Allowed quick operator NFC scan to bypass passkey requirement (sales)
11/09/18 Added In Stock filter to missing lookup codes report
17/09/18 Made improved utility to quickly & safely set stock-on-hand to capture list
07/11/18 Added Android RFID Handheld reader import utility
13/11/18 Added GP% to by supplier CSV reports (assumes 15% VAT included in price)
20/11/18 Optional print desc+SSR on label. Set tag_colour=+ (crops last line of desc.)
28/11/18 Added optional detailed message footer for A4 laser service orders
04/12/18 The Kingpin passkey now allows selected user mostly passkey-free access
06/12/18 Only TopGun user can perform IBT receiving to other location if option is set
18/12/18 Now showing GL acc balance next to acc name in GL batch&std browse
21/12/18 Displaying prior GL account used for purchases journal entries
23/12/18 Increased standard (recurring) invoice details from 3 lines to 4 lines
24/12/18 Added option to hide payment details from duplicate invoice
15/01/19 Improved labels all-received experience. Shows Qty to print. More friendly
19/01/19 Improved SMS replies. Bold reply text. Reply link now works on Android
25/01/19 Added inactive hours filter option to auto unfinished orders report
28/01/19 Purch->Recieve now allows raw lookup codes without breaking lookup status
28/01/19 StdStk->Recieve now allows raw lookup codes without breaking lookup status
03/02/19 Added date to merch price list. Displayed "Lookup code" in stk & raw view
04/02/19 Purch->Rcv now allows std stk lookup codes without breaking lookup status
05/02/19 Added option to temporary sort stock take capture, list & print, by code
12/02/19 Added group range filter to inven. report journal all-movement
14/02/19 Added address filter to customer top 20 reports
17/02/19 Prevented 2nd user from overwriting order detail, cost and price edits
28/02/19 Added option to display and recall individually deleted stocktake records
10/03/19 Added message showing last label printed before clearing label list
10/03/19 Added support for raw material in inventory push-back utility
26/03/19 Added ability to purge unlimited range of standard stock codes, with cautions
28/03/19 Added logging of passkey usage (requires oedit.dbf update to view records)
05/04/19 Added material code to emailed CSV version of Data->Jrnl->Inv by filter
23/04/19 Added Input VAT integrity check when displaying VAT summary report
16/05/19 Added signature to A4 invoices in addition to graphic footer ([M=+)
31/05/19 added utility to hide undesired/incorrect HTML valuations and catalogues
06/06/19 Added inve. Cat and Bin description editor (currently only for online stores)
06/06/19 Added check for cost edited merchandise being in a service order
07/06/19 Added option to undo any GL posings by posting ref in current F/Y .

Please contact support if you discover a bug or wish to request an enhancement.

JSK Icon - Click on this for the plus versionThe Shopkeeper Unix/Linux (All Versions) (Build 6J158) For use from any operating system on desktop, laptop, tablet/slate and most smartphones. No install wizard is provided for these versions. Regular updates and twice-daily (6-times daily in the case of cloud) off-site data backups are provided as a standard service by Shopkeeper Solutions. No self-administration is required.

Free 30-day trial is available with no obligation to buy. Email norman@shoso.co.za with your name and company details.

Important notes regarding the old 32-bit Windows version - JSK32

Although we still provide operator assistance for this version, no updates or fixes will be forthcoming.

IF you wish to continue using this version, please note that it WILL NOT RUN ON WINDOWS 10!!! It does still work on the current version of Windows 8.1, but future update patches from Microsoft might break that ability.

This version used older technology and lacks all the new features. The lack of ability to scroll back screen reports alone make the move to the secure (SSH) terminal version a must. Ability to print all reports directly to emailed PDF is another important feature missing from this version. The third thing to consider is that by using the system on you own computer you alone are responsible for the integrity and backup of your data. The extra costs of using our cloud services are easily justified by any one of the advantages.

The good news is that we are offering FREE UPGRADE to the new version provided that you are currently on a maintenence agreement.

Want to learn more about why you should upgrade to the Linux version? Click here