FrontAccounting 2.4 RC1 At a Glance
Recently, On February 23, 2016. The new stable version has been released from official. There are lot of bug-fix and some up-gradation to work on next version in php. Let’s look at the new features and its advantage.
- New Icon sets which replaced existing icons. specially for the `Preference`, `Logout`, `Change Password`, `Help`, etc
- New Built-in Dashboard added
- `Transaction Reference` Instead of `Form Setup`
- MySQL query has been added advanced one , and also the mysql query method is also working for the pre version php servers.
- New Module fixed Assets
- Two new tables. One is for Journal Entries and another one for Reference lines
The recent release have quite changes in the core code and its database too. We can see new icons in Frontaccounting, specially for the `Preference`, `Logout`, `Change Password`, `Help`, etc and the module listing icons also customized well. Which gives increased look to it.
There before, we need to install extension to get dashboard. Now, they give us an built-in dashboard without any settings options. which is nice to work . Which has top customers, top sales, purchases, etc. You will love to use it definitely.
The pre functionality “Form Setup” has been changed into “Transaction Reference,”. Also it has a new table with advanced option for the reference setup.
MySQL Function change:
There many new users have the problem of older version mysql_connect functionlity. Which has been replaced with `mysqli_` functions, still the `mysql_` is exist, which will work for the older servers. Hope it will be a great flexibility for the existing users and new users with recent php versions.
Many developers tried to give custom extension for fixed asset and a lot of requests for the module. So the recent release have a built-in feature of Fixed assets. This is new module added from this version. Frontaccounting 2.4RC.
The Journal entry has some extended feature, which is storing in separate table for the flexibility.