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Printwiser Estimating 8.1 Per-Impression Press Run Costing Upgrade

Introducing, the Printwiser Estimating 8.1 upgrade, effective October 28, 2019. It features a new per-impression press run implementation that also allows per-hour to be used for some estimates. Cost sheet report’s material and labor details can now also be exported to two separate files for use in a spreadsheet.

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August 2020 In Brief

Remote training for a user of our Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting continued, with needed upgrading and database administration work for the application performed. The version 1.2 upgrade of Gerian Assistant continued with the implementation of features to fast-track SFI’s HIDDEN game. The installation of EPPMS for the client was 21 years old this month, and the client was visited for technical support issues. An IT staff joined the team.

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Printwiser Estimating 8.0 Quote Writer Upgrade

Introducing, the Printwiser Estimating 8.0 upgrade, effective July 2019. It features advanced quote writing options complete with branding images like logos and signatures, two new analysis report formats, and access to the work-back estimate report. No more having to print quotes on letterheads first and then scan them before sending soft copies to clients!

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July 2020 In Brief

Remote training for a user of our Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting took off, still in progress. Labelwriter was revised twice for the client. Our stand-alone Report Manager PSR report viewer was upgraded, along with its implementation in MoneyBooks modules. The next version 1.2 upgrade of Gerian Assistant began, including the Rewardical Redemption Ledger and other features.

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June 2020 In Brief

Three-day Printwiser Estimating training was conducted for GlobalPlus Publishing, at the end of which they were introduced to the advanced cost analysis report. Preparations for conducting remote training for a user of our Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting were concluded, including needed upgrading of the module. The next major upgrade of Labelwriter was discussed with the client.

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May 2020 In Brief

The website development project from last month was concluded. An alternative candidate listing report presentation format for Labelwriter was suggested by the client, and we considered the possibility of conducting remote training for a user of our Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting. Minor database-side changes were made to the Accounts Payable and Inventory modules of MoneyBooks.

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April 2020 In Brief

Following completion of new domain name registration and hosting project last month, this month saw the take-off of full website development, still on-going. Before this the next upgrade of Labelwriter with a new candidate listing report was concluded, while some changes were made to the Data Manager and GL modules of MoneyBooks along with the Blog application.

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March 2020 In Brief

This month saw much time spent on provision of on-site and off-site technical support for our Printwiser, MoneyBooks and web application clients. The next upgrade of Labelwriter with a new candidate listing report was begun, while work was completed for a new domain name registration and hosting client, prior to full website development.

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February 2020 In Brief

Initial work was completed on TCProd for managing TripleClicks product banners on the Partners page of our website. We carried out data entry review for users of our Cooperative Society module for FrontAccounting, to determine their correctness. The first 2020 upgrade of Labelwriter was implemented as version 9.2, incorporating a new ticking list report. A comprehensive VAT documentation report was implemented for MoneyBooks Sales, while the Microsoftware Blog and the Data Manager and System modules of MoneyBooks were also revised.

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January 2020 In Brief

The new year began with the implementation of TripleClicks product banners on the Partners page of our website, and shortly work started on a new application TCProd to assist with that. Renewal of 2-year domain name and 2GB hosting for a client’s two domains was completed. The Payroll and Sales modules of MoneyBooks were revised in connection with new salary tables and the new 7.5% VAT rate. Gerian Assistant was also updated to handle new product groups for Astro Auctions announced by SFI. EPPMS client was visited in connection with continued technical support for the long-running application.

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December 2019 In Brief

The month began with a stock taking project undertaken along with an associate of ours. LVReg got several enhancements including search for the audit trail with paged results, an authorization table, express registration options that varied by user type, a link for registered businesses to view their data and status, and finally registration guidelines and promotional materials pages. This Blog was also enhanced with the new mobile-only quick-access button menu below the logo, a new popular posts page and a completely restructured posts listing page. The Inventory and Sales modules of MoneyBooks were revised to better handle item stocking and sales data processing, including new reports and features. The Time Manager module was also updated along with Gerian and MR-Randomizer.

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November 2019 In Brief

LVReg, our web application to facilitate SFI’s Localvantia pre-registrations, was created. Our FrontAccounting MR-Payroll module was set up for a Pakistani prospect to review. A Printwiser client was visited for technical support, while discussions with an old prospect for its implementation resumed. The Sales and Employees modules of MoneyBooks got some needed changes.

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October 2019 In Brief

The month began with the conclusion of the new website registration and creation project. Gerian Assistant got upgraded with SFI’s Astro auctions and Rewardicals Ledger data entry features, along with five new summarized reports. The Printwiser Estimating 8.1 Per-Impression Press Run Upgrade was implemented and installed for the client, while the Microsoftware Blog and MoneyBooks Data Manager got some needed changes.

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September 2019 In Brief

The Microsoftware Blog was upgraded with author post subscription feature. A Printwiser Estimating client was visited for technical support. Revisions were made to MR-Randomizer and several modules of MoneyBooks. Work began on a new website registration and creation project.

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August 2019 In Brief

A Printwiser Planning client was visited for technical support. Revisions were made to Printwiser Estimating, MR-Randomizer and MoneyBooks Time Manager, with discussions on the next Labelwriter upgrade. Support was also provided on our FrontAccounting Cooperative Society module.

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July 2019 In Brief

The Printwiser Estimating 8.0 upgrade was completed and installed for the client. It features advanced quote writing options complete with branding images like logos and signatures, two new analysis report formats, and access to the work-back estimate report.

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June 2019 In Brief

Work started on the next major Printwiser Estimating 8.0 upgrade that had been in consideration for some time, featuring advanced quote writing options complete with branding images like logos and signatures, as well as two new report formats including a cost analysis spreadsheet. Labelwriter also got a couple of upgrades to speed up an essential report generation.

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May 2019 In Brief

The Microsoftware Blog got its first upgrade this year, the main additions being a Search menu item for a live search facility, the “Similar Posts” section on post viewing pages, and post tag deletion. Research and review of web development technologies continued on VueJS for which a new Discovery Vue Journal thread was started at Nairaland as well as here; also HTTP call processing and the NuxtJS framework were looked into.

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April 2019 In Brief

Labelwriter was updated twice with technical support provision. Research and review of web development technologies continued from last month, with emphasis on VueJS. MoneyBooks Accounts Payable was updated, while Randomizer got its first revision of the year. A demo WordPress website was installed and a PHP website template was also set up on our server.

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March 2019 In Brief

Further upgrading of Labelwriter was done, along with research and review of web development technologies, particularly ReactJS, CSS grid, JavaScript, HTML and PHP. Client’s loans and deposits balances were uploaded to their server for the Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting. Several MoneyBooks modules were revised, including Accounts Payable, Time Manager, Inventory, Employees, GL, Data Manager, Payroll and Sales. Technical support visit was made to our new domain name registration and hosting client to sort out their server email account issues. We cloned a WordPress website and conducted review of another for a client.

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February 2019 In Brief

The first week of the month had us visiting our EPPMS client as well as a domain name registration, hosting and possibly website design prospect on the mainland. A demo version of the Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting was set up at our website so we could give a recent Indian prospect the login for testing. Technical support was provided for one of our MoneyBooks Payroll clients, including upgrading the payslip format. Our Labelwriter client requested for boosting response time during candidate list importing and we implemented two solutions, running the database from a RAM disk, and upgrading the application to allow for selecting a smaller number of states for importing and processing rather than having to wait for all states to be imported before reports could be produced. We downloaded and installed the latest WordPress 5.0.3 for review and possible website development use.

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January 2019 In Brief

The archive installer for Labelwriter was delivered along with the new Labelwriter Launcher 1.2. New year revisions were made to the General Ledger, Time Manager and Data Manager modules of MoneyBooks. A lot of research and review was done on new web development technologies: Node.js including Express, Nodemailer, MySQL and MongoDB modules; jQuery and AngularJS. A foremost Printwiser client on the mainland was visited to negotiate an upgrade to their Estimating module.

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December 2018 In Brief

Gerian Assistant along with all nine modules of MoneyBooks were upgraded with a speed boost feature, with additional changes in the MoneyBooks GL and MoneyBooks Data Manager modules, as well as Randomizer. Work started on an archive installer for Labelwriter, while the Labelwriter Launcher tool for opening the older versions was upgraded to version 1.2.

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November 2018 In Brief

First demo presentation was made for a new mainland prospect on Printwiser. Work continued on stocking and promotion of the Microsoftware Online Shop. We were accepted by SFI in its Rewardical ECA program, being listed on its Rewardical.com e-commerce search engine. Gerian Assistant was updated and became downloadable at the Shop, including a free evaluation version.

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October 2018 In Brief

Initial work was completed on Microsoftware Online Shop, our new e-commerce destination on the web. After upgrading EPPMS, technical support visit was made to NRC for the installation and database updates. A small revision was made to MR-Randomizer, while discussion began with a new mainland prospect for implementation of Printwiser. A new staff joined our team.

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September 2018 In Brief

MoneyBooks Payroll was reinstalled for a client. Technical support visit was made to NRC, our EPPMS client. Some revisions were made to MR-Randomizer, including implementation of a timer for the Spin and Win List window. The GL module of MoneyBooks was also revised, and member list data was uploaded from a spreadsheet to the server database of FrontAccounting ERP customized by us for a client with the Cooperative Society module earlier in the year.

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August 2018 In Brief

The next Labelwriter 9.1 upgrade was implemented, including comprehensive center box listing report among other enhancements. On-site technical support was provided for Printwiser Estimating client. MR-Randomizer’s application menu was restructured, with new Spin and Win features including bets data entry. The GL, Data Manager and Time Manager modules of MoneyBooks were revised.

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July 2018 In Brief

On-site technical support was provided to Printwiser Planning and MoneyBooks clients, while the GL, Data Manager and Sales modules of MoneyBooks were revised. Research work was done on open-source development tools and languages including Python, FreeBASIC and Kivy, while background database work was done for a new feature for the Spin and Win Advisor option of MR-Randomizer.

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June 2018 In Brief

A major activity this month was introductory training conducted for end users of FrontAccounting 2.4.3 customized with our Cooperative Society module, a thrift society in Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta. The GL and AP modules of MoneyBooks got minor revisions, while a new Spin and Win Advisor feature was introduced to MR-Randomizer.

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May 2018 In Brief

With provision of post-training technical support of Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd concluded, work shifted this month to revision and upgrading of EPPMS, the Payroll and Data Manager modules of MoneyBooks, and MR-Randomizer where importing and analysis of Bet9ja transactions were implemented. Deduction spreadsheet reports were implemented in EPPMS while loan statement and spreadsheet reports were also implemented in MBPA.

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April 2018 In Brief

Development and installation of the new Labelwriter 9.0 took center stage this month, seeing for the first time the importing of candidate lists. A new MoneyBooks Payroll installation was carried out, while provision of post-training technical support of Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd continued.

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March 2018 In Brief

Provision of post-training technical support of Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd continued this month, with further training and software customization. Development of the new Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting was completed. Development of the new version of Labelwriter resumed after a long delay. MoneyBooks Payroll was upgraded, while technical support was provided for EPPMS.

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February 2018 In Brief

Provision of post-training technical support of Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd continued this month, with further training and software customization. Development of the new Cooperative Society module of FrontAccounting continued, to near-completion. EPPMS was upgraded, while a new member joined our team.

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January 2018 In Brief

Implementation of complete Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd continued this month with technical support visits to provide further training and set up the Estimating and Inventory modules. Work on a new FrontAccounting implementation kicked off with installation of the base application and development of the new Cooperative Society module. Testing of MR-Randomizer resulted in a sizable win while EPPMS was upgraded, and approval was received for next upgrade version of Labelwriter.

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Introducing New Improved Microsofware Website

On September 4, 2004 the classic Microsoftware website went online as a Geocities site, and a month later on October 3 was moved up to our chosen domain and server. Just like our blog, it has been redesigned and upgraded with new features, reactivated online on October 21, 2017. Highlights of the new features include:

  1. Modern web design technologies. While the classic site was created with plain old HTML/CSS and JavaScript, with no database access, the new site has been created using HTML5/CSS3/jQuery along with PHP,...


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December 2017 In Brief

Implementation of complete Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd continued this month with technical support visits to set up the Estimating and Inventory modules, and installation of the network database server software. Approval was received for a new FrontAccounting implementation. MR-Randomizer and EPPMS were revised, and further discussions were held with a Printwiser and Labelwriter client on new requirements.

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November 2017 In Brief

Implementation of complete Printwiser for Cheetah Press Ltd kicked off this month with delivery, installation and introductory user training concluded, going into technical support. A new employee joined our team. MR-Randomizer and EPPMS were revised, while discussions were held with a Printwiser and Labelwriter client on new requirements.

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October 2017 In Brief

After some finishing touches to our new blog, attention shifted this month to the creation of another modern website, the new improved Microsoftware website. MR-Randomizer got a minor update, while a demo presentation was made to a Printwiser prospect on the mainland.

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September 2017 In Brief

Following conclusive research on web development tools, this month saw the creation of two modern websites, one for a client (shown here), the other the new improved Microsoftware Blog. MR-Randomizer got some needed revision, while a visit was made to a Printwiser prospect on the mainland.

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Introducing Our Improved MRBlog, the Microsoftware Blog

On August 19, 2014 the classic Microsoftware Blog was created. Now it has been redesigned and given an amazing facelift. Highlights of the new features include:

  1. User interaction. You can now comment on what you read as well as register and make your own posts for others to…

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August 2017 In Brief

Provided technical support for FrontAccounting client, completing data uploading and resolving issues as they begin using the application. Researched and explored web development tools including video tutorials on CodeIgniter PHP framework on creating a blog application, and download and installation of Joomla CMS. Made needed changes to MoneyBooks Data Manager and Gerian Assistant.

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July 2017 In Brief

Initial development work on customized modules for web-based FrontAccounting ERP software for a client—MR-Payroll, Assets Register, Authors and Royalties—was completed and second round of introductory training was done for the client. Two modules of MoneyBooks as well as Randomizer were also revised. Research work was done on affordable and customizable hotel and school management software on a client’s request.

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June 2017 In Brief

Development of customized modules for web-based FrontAccounting ERP software for a client took center-stage this month: MR-Payroll and Authors and Royalties. Database backup support was provided for EPPMS client, while our MoneyBooks Data Manager and Randomizer software got needed improvements.

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May 2017 In Brief

Implementation of web-based FrontAccounting ERP software continued with client database setup and conduct of first phase of user training, followed by development of new modules. Further server crash recovery support was provided for EPPMS client, technical support continued for a MoneyBooks Payroll user. Our Randomizer software was again improved on.

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April 2017 In Brief

Implementation of web-based FrontAccounting ERP software kicked off with installation and training preparation. Processing of our international order from our TripleClicks shop was concluded. Further crash recovery support was provided for EPPMS client, technical support was provided for a MoneyBooks Payroll user. Our Randomizer software was also improved on.

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March 2017 In Brief

The month began with our first international order at our TripleClicks shop. Crash recovery support was provided for EPPMS client. Held discussions with a user for advanced quotation writing options for Printwiser. Our Randomizer software was upgraded with a powerful draw analysis feature.

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February 2017 In Brief

Printwiser upgrading and follow-up training was done for a mainland client. Our Randomizer software was fine-tuned, particularly the Watch List window that got more useful features. EPPMS and several modules of MoneyBooks were also revised. Discussions with a client continued and was positively concluded on the implementation of web-based FrontAccounting ERP software.

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January 2017 In Brief

More time-saving and useful features continued to be implemented in our Randomizer software, including automatic bet results checking, and a watch list with its own results checking. Technical support visits were made to EPPMS and Printwiser clients, and some modules of MoneyBooks got first new year revisions. Discussions with the Printwiser prospect was rounded off with a demo presentation. A new employee joined the company.

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December 2016 In Brief

Our Randomizer software was still expanded and upgraded with more features including an Account Summary window and a listing of draws for any selected pair of numbers. Provided technical support for EPPMS, and some modules of MoneyBooks were revised. Continued discussions with the Printwiser prospect while a client was visited for follow-up.

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November 2016 In Brief

Our Randomizer random number generator was expanded and upgraded with database intelligence, giving a test user first wins in the lottery since playing last year, and including a Win Calculator. Installed and reviewed PhpGedView and FrontAccounting, powerful open-source applications for prospective clients. Provided technical support for EPPMS, and some modules of MoneyBooks were revised. Continued discussions with a Printwiser prospect.

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October 2016 In Brief

Gerian and some modules of MoneyBooks were revised. Training on Printwiser Estimating was conducted for a client, and technical support visit was made to the EPPMS client for database validation. Our big day at SFI and TripleClicks came as we were Featured ECA of the Day, getting over 1,800 connections in 24 hours.

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September 2016 In Brief

Administrative work on EPPMS that began in April was concluded, with further revision and technical support being provided. Gerian was revised with needed changes coming from live usage, to version 1.07, and the Data Manager and Time Manager modules of MoneyBooks were revised.

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August 2016 In Brief

Concluded preliminary research on open-source development tools and applications, and a demo MoneyBooks Cooperative was created. Mainly administrative work was done on EPPMS. Technical support was provided for a Printwiser client whose server crashed, and Labelwriter 8.15 revision for 2016 was completed and installed.

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July 2016 In Brief

After receiving inquiry about developing a web-based database application, a lot of time was spent researching open-source development tools and applications, from ERPs to scripting languages, web servers and IDEs. Mostly administrative work was done on EPPMS, documentation for Gerian was updated, and the Payroll and Data Manager modules of MoneyBooks got some needed revisions.

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June 2016 In Brief

Our application for the Featured ECA of the Day promotional program of TripleClicks was made and approved for October 26. Modification and technical support work continued on EPPMS, which also saw more administrative work. This was followed by Gerian and some modules of MoneyBooks. Discussions began with a new Printwiser prospect.

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May 2016 In Brief

Most modification and technical support work was done on EPPMS, which also saw some level of administrative work. This was followed by Gerian and some modules of MoneyBooks. There were also a number of staff changes this month.

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April 2016 In Brief

Like last month, EPPMS and Gerian got the most attention in terms of modification and technical support. After-training free support was provided for the new Printwiser client. Two modules of MoneyBooks also got some revision.

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March 2016 In Brief

Gerian and EPPMS got the most attention in terms of modification and technical support. After-training free support was provided for the new Printwiser client, including the Time Rate Calculator upgrade, while discussions began with a prospective client. A MoneyBooks client and two modules of MoneyBooks also got some attention.

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February 2016 In Brief

Enhancements continued for Gerian. Printwiser installation, training and technical support was done for a new client, while the first 2016 revision of the application featuring a Time Rate Calculator was done. On-going technical support including revision was provided for EPPMS.

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Printwiser 7.54

One issue Printwiser users had to deal with before now was the Windows short date format being month before day rather than day before month. This was because most computers came from places like USA where such format was in use. Long ago, on a form where no d/m…

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January 2016 In Brief

Work on Gerian Assistant continued, coming to a major milestone as it got listed at the online shop. A new helper application Labelwriter Launcher was created, and EPPMS got its first 2016 major revision.

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Introducing Gerian Assistant 1.01

The wait is over! Introducing Gerian Assistant 1.01, now at our online shop. Gerian is a tool to aid SFI members in keeping track of affiliate-related information locally on their computers. It lets you record key codes, promo efforts, and those hit tracking data that get reset weekly…

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Older Posts

The present Blog format went live in 2017 and some of the older posts were brought over. For posts prior to 2016 and others, see the older Classic Blog index here.



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