Tryton 1.2 released
cedric.krier at b2ck.com
Wed Apr 22 13:58:31 CEST 2009
Tryton is a three-tiers high-level general purpose application
under the license GPL-3 written in Python and using PostgreSQL as
It is the core base of a complete business solution providing
scalability and security.
Step by step Tryton is getting more features while sticking with the
central goal of providing a solid and powerful platform for creating
enterprise solutions. This new release comes with some exciting new
features. The most noteworthy are:
- Historical data handling:
This feature can be enabled with a simple attribute on any
model. Once activated the kernel transparently archives every
modification made to the records of the model in a history
table. Records are accessed in a standard way by passing a date in
the context to get the record values relevant for that date. This
makes looking up historical data easy. The first module using this
new functionality 'Account Invoice History' is described below.
- MacOS client (beta): The Tryton client is now available as a native
MacOS application (for MacOS > 10.4).
- Email as attachment functionality for reports:
In addition to being opened directly, each report can also be
automatically added as an attachment to an email. The user's email
is used to open a Compose Email window with the report as an
The subject, the recipient and other information are automatically
filled in with respect to the current document.
- Online VAT checking:
A new wizard allows the user to automatically check VAT numbers of
with an online web service provided by the European VAT Information
- Integrated sale and purchase order handling.
Cancellation of shipments or of draft invoices can be
handled directly from the corresponding sale or purchase order. This
is possible thanks to the back-propagation of information from the
shipment or the invoice. This allows the sale or purchase manager to
re-create necessary documents or to ignore cancellations.
This release also comes with lots of bug fixes for the server, client
and modules. As well as a split of the Spanish and Colombian
translations. As promised, this version will migrate automatically
databases created with Tryton 1.0, except for the completely new tax
rule system that need some parametrization.
A more complete list of the new features on:
:Invoice Historization Video: http://www.tryton.org/video/invoice_historization.html
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