Author Archives: Alastair

Coming soon – updates

Thanks to those of you who have provided feedback. I’m still working on a couple of issues that I can’t seem to reproduce, but the next release will be available soon. Fixes include: Improved handling of different currencies, no more … Continue reading

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MagicBakeShop-0.3a now available.

The latest development test version is available for download. The documentation has not yet been updated, but the process is the same as before: download the executable JAR file, click it and go. Fixed: scrollbar problems, import speed, some file … Continue reading

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MagicBakeshop 0.3 – what’s new?

I’ve spent time this week developing different subsystems of the MagicBakeshop software. The most visually interesting is the data charting capability, here’s an example (don’t get hung up on the color choice, that can change): The data selection is much … Continue reading

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CreateSpace report issues

Tester Steve C. ran into a problem loading a CreateSpace report file into MagicBakeshop — something that had worked fine in testing. It turns out that CreateSpace reports come in (at least) two different formats, a shorter form using 8 … Continue reading

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Release early, release often?

Just as a general question, how to people feel about frequency of releases of new (test) versions? One school of thought — popular in both the “agile development” and open source software communities — is “release early and release often”, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the MagicBakeshop blog

Wow, things are happening quickly with this.  Forgive the appearance of this web site and blog, for now I’m just going with the default setup until I have some spare time when I’m not working on the MagicBakeshop software.  (By … Continue reading

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