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ADbNewsSender 2.4.0 has been released

Today, ADbNewsSender 2.4.0 has been released and brings the following new features:

Newsletter encryption functionality
Encrypts e-mail- and ip-addresses of confirmed and unconfirmed subscriptions.

Management for smtp servers
Manage multiple SMTP servers. SMTP servers can be prioritized, so that an other smtp server can be used if the connection to a higher prioritized smtp server fails.

Notification mail management to modify notification mails in the admin area
Notification mails, such as confirmation e-mails, can now be managed in the admin area directly.

Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.5.8... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2013-09-21

ADbNewsSender 2.4 Beta 1 has been released

The main development phase of the upcoming version 2.4 has been finished.
Now ADbNewsSender 2.4 has reached the beta test status.

If necessary, a second beta test version will be released on 2013-07-22.
The first release candidate is planned for 2013-08-03, while the release of the is currently planned for 2013-08-17.

Posted by FGrannemann 2013-07-22

ADbNewsSender 2.4. Alpha 2 is now available

In this development version, a new notification mail management has been implemented.
It allows to manage notification mails, such as confirmation e-mails and expiration e-mails in the admin area.
Unfortunately, the support for Oracle databases must be moved to later versions, because of performance problems with the PHP OCI8 drivers.

Here is the change log:

Changes in 2.4 Alpha 2 (2013-02-24)


  • Added a notification mail management to modify notification mails in the admin area.
  • Support for Oracle has been moved to later versions because of performance problems with the OCI8 drivers.
  • Refactoring of mailinglist and pendinglist entry expiration functionality... read more
Posted by FGrannemann 2013-02-24

ADbNewsSender 2.4 Alpha 1 is now available

The first alpha test version of ADbNewsSender 2.4 is now available and brings the following changes.

Changes in 2.4 Alpha 1 (2013-01-04):


  • Added support for Oracle Databases (needs OCI8)
  • Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.5.8
  • Some internal enhancements

Please Note:

This is a development version and may still contain bugs!

Posted by FGrannemann 2013-01-04

End of Support for ADbNewsSender 2.1

Today the support cycle for ADbNewsSender 2.1 ends.

To receive further support and/or updates you should upgrade to version 2.2 or 2.3.

Of course the installations of 2.1 versions will continue to work.

Posted by FGrannemann 2012-09-30

ADbNewsSender 2.3.0 has been released!

Today, ADbNewsSender 2.3.0 has been released and brings the following changes and/or new features:

  • Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.5.4.1.
  • Some refactorings.
  • The SendQueue Manager displays now a more detailed progress status.
  • maintenance.php will now continue an interrupted queued dispatching process during the next maintenance run.
  • Added functionality to clone newsletters.
  • Added wyzz as third WYSIWYG-editor.
  • Made ADbNewsSender ready for IPv6 Addresses.
  • Redesign of the internal error handling.
  • Redesign of the (error-)message handling.... read more
Posted by FGrannemann 2012-08-05

Support for ADbNewsSender 2.0 ends in 10 days

The support for ADbNewsSender 2.0 ends on Sunday, July 31, 2011.
Users who wish to receive support and/or updates after this date, should upgrade to the latest 2.1 or 2.2 version.

See also: http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Support_cycles

Posted by FGrannemann 2011-07-21

ADbNewsSender 2.2.0 has been released!

Today, ADbNewsSender 2.2.0 has been released.
It brings some performance improvements as well as new features.
One of the new features is the SendQueue, which allows to dispatch a newsletter issue either during the next maintenance run or with a delay between one and 48 hours.

Here is the complete change log:

Changes in 2.2.0 (2011-04-26) *******
Newsletter issues can now be queued in a SendQueue and can be dispatched during the next maintenance run or with a delay between one and 48 hours
Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.4.2.
Added openWYSIWYG as alternative WYSIWYG-editor.
Added an option to import addresses by using an input field.
Fetched configuration settings can now be cached.
Objects that are widely used in the admin area will now be stored in session.
Quality: Mark the default newsletter's archive and/or the only enabled archive as "selected" in the archive selection menu.
ADBNS_DB: Translating the data type 'text' into 'longtext' when using mySQL.
Some GUI improvements in the address import module. * Some refactorings.

Posted by FGrannemann 2011-04-26

ADbNewsSender 2.2 RC 1 has been released.

Today, the first release candidate of the upcoming version 2.2 has been released!
The next release candidate is planned to be released on 2011-04-19.
The stable version is planned to be released on 2011-05-03.

Changes in 2.2 RC 1 (2011-04-12)


Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.4.2.
Some text modifications.

Posted by FGrannemann 2011-04-12

ADbNewsSender 2.2 Beta 1 has been released.

Today, the first Beta test version of the upcoming 2.2 Version has been released.

For information about the next development milestones and release dates, read https://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Roadmap .

Here is the complete development change log.

Changes in 2.2 Beta 1 (2011-03-18)


Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.4
Fixed some potential database consistency problems in the 2.2 Alpha versions. ... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2011-03-18

ADbNewsSender 2.2 Alpha 1 has been released.

Today i have released the first Alpha test version of the upcomming 2.2 version.

It contains the following changes:

  • Added openWYSIWYG as alternative WYSISWYG-editor.
  • Read configuration settings can now be cached.
  • Objects that are widely used in the admin area will now be stored in session.
Posted by FGrannemann 2011-01-14

Support for ADbNewsSender 1.5 ends at january

As previously announced, the support for ADbNewsSender will end at January, 1th , 2011.
To receive further support, you should migrate to ADbNewsSender 2.0 or 2.1.

See also:
Support cycles:
http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Support_cycles
Migration tool for migrations from ADbNewsSender 1.5 to 2.0 and 2.1:
http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Tools_%26_Add_ons_for_ADbNewsSender_2#1.x_import_tool_for_ADbNewsSender_2

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-12-21

ADbNewsSender 2.1.0 has been released

Today, i proudly announce the release of ADbNewsSender 2.1.0.
The new version brings the following new features:

Some API and performance improvements
Integration of the import and export tool into the admin area.
Added a possibilty to set a default newsletter. The default newsletter will be selected when starting a new admin area session and if a visitor access the subscribe/unsubscribe page if no other newsletter was (pre-)selected.
Added a possibilty to copy drafts from one newsletter to an other.
Added a possibilty to pause the newsletter sending process each after a number of sent messages to avoid queue problems at some shared hosting providers.
Added a request handler for the admin area to separate the request parameters virtually into different scopes.
Added a possibility to use a selected time zone instead of the server default.
Added a session handler for the admin area to separate the session variables virtually into different scopes.
Correction of some typos in the database structure and folder names:
-The folder "/protected/localisation/" has been renamed to "/protected/localization/"
-The mailinglist tables has been renamed from "ADBNS2_Maillinglist_[NewsletterID]" to "ADBNS2_Mailinglist_[NewsletterID]".
Upgraded tinyMCE to version 3.3.9.
*Added a "please wait" message to the nl sending page.

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-09-27

Support cycles have been extended

A main version now receives support for at least 2 years or until 6 months after the release date of the successor if the release date is later than the default end of support date. After the release of the successor, the update support only contains fast updates.

For more information go to http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Support_cycles#Support_cycles_for_main_versions

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-08-28

2.1 Alpha 2 has been released

Here is the change log:

Changes in 2.1 Alpha 2 (2010-07-22)


Upgraded tinyMCE from version 3.3.2 to 3.3.3
Added UTC to the choosable time zones
Bugfixes #39, #40, #41, #42, #43
Added a request handler for the admin area to seperate the request parameters virtually into different scopes

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-07-22

2.1 Alpha 2 will be released at 2010-07-22

The second Alpha test release for the upcoming version 2.1 will be released on Thursday (2010-07-22).

It will introduce a new request handler in the admin area.
This request handler provides (like the session handler) the usage of virtually separated scopes for module related, newsletter related and newsletter & module related request parameters.

The release will also contain a lot of bug fixes for bugs found in the Alpha 1 version.

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-07-20

Product lifetime for 1.5 has been extended

ADbNewsSender 1.5 will now be supported until 2011-1-1.
The fast update support now only contains updates for security related and blocker bugs. E-mail support and support via forums will be continued as normal.

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-07-05

2.1 Alpha 1 has been released.

Today, the first Alpha test version of version 2.1 has been released.
It contains the following changes:

-Correction of some typos in the database structure and folder names:
-The folder "/protected/localisation/" has been renamed to "/protected/localization/"
-The mailinglist tables has been renamed from "ADBNS2_Maillinglist_[NewsletterID]" to "ADBNS2_Mailinglist_[NewsletterID]"... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-04-12

2.1 Alpha 1 will be released on Monday, 12th.

The first Alpha test version of ADbNewsSender 2.1 will be released next Monday, April 12, 2010.
It will contain the following changes:
- A new session handler for the admin area
-A possibility to override server time zone
-Correction of typos in the folder names and in the database table structure.

Posted by FGrannemann 2010-04-09

Export tool for ADbNewsSender 2 released.

Today, I have released the address export tool for ADbNewsSender 2.
It exports all mailinglist entries of a specified newsletter into one or more files.

You can get this tool at
http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/adbnewssender/index.php?title=Tools_%26_Add_ons_for_ADbNewsSender_2#Address_export_tool_for_ADbNewsSender_2

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-11-19

ADbNewsSender 2.0.0 released!

Today, at the fourth anniversary of the ADbNewsSender project, i am proudly announcing the release of ADbNewsSender 2.0.0!

The development has begun in may 2008 and lasted more then one year.

ADbNewsSender 2 supports multiple newsletters inclusive their own mailing- and pendinglists, configtables, archive and drafttables.

It also supports now PostgreSQL.

As announced before, it is not possible to upgrade from 1.x versions.
Instead you can use the Tool "1.x import" to migrate to ADbNewsSender 2.0.... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-07-31

Why the wiki is currently not available.

Because sourceforge.net is currently removing the old wiki software (wikispaces) and migrating the ADbNewSender Wiki to the MediaWiki software, it is not available at this time.

I am sorry for any inconveniences but I'm sure, this will be finished soon.

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-07-30

ADbNewsSender 2.0 RC 4 released.

The Release Candidate 4 fixes 3 small bugs and changes a default setting.

The release of the stable version is scheduled for 2009-07-31.

Changelog:

Changes in 2.0 Release Candidate 4 (2009-07-24):


-Bugfixes for bug #27, #28 and #29
-The default number of entries per page in maillinglist and pendinglist management has been set to 25.

Note:
For more information about a bug, visit http://apps.sourceforge.net/mantisbt/adbnewssender/view.php?id=bug number
or http://adbnewssender.sf.net/bugs and enter the mentioned bug number manually.... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-07-24

Announcing ADbNewsSender 2.0 RC 4

Because 2 new bugs have been found and fixed, i will release a fourth RC at 2009-07-24.

More information about the bugs: http://sourceforge.net/apps/phpbb/adbnewssender/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=46&p=60#p60

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-07-22

ADbNewsSender 2.0 RC 3 released.

This is the last scheduled Release Candidate.
If no new bugs will be found during the next 11 days, the stable version will be released on the 4th anniversary of this project (2009-07-31).

Changes in 2.0 Release Candidate 3 (2009-07-20):


-Links to the ADbNewsSender Wiki have been replaced by forwarding URLs because the future Address of the wiki (and which wiki software will be used) is unclear.
This allows to simply change the forwarding targets to the future wiki addresses without changing the language files again.
-Some corrections in the language files... read more

Posted by FGrannemann 2009-07-20