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|Question:||What's New in Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0?|
Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0 brings a huge improvement in managing dependencies between ServiceRocket add-ons, Randombits libraries and its ecosystem.
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Jan 16, 2017 Update
ServiceRocket has completed the final phase out of external RB plugins dependency. Please review ServiceRocket Add-on Dependencies.
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Starting from Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0, we are reducing the dependencies towards external Randombits libraries. This change, in fact, brings changes to all ServiceRocket add-ons that are utilizing Randombits.
Most functionalities provided by Randombits have been embedded inside each add-on, making it easier for administrators to manage.
For example, the following is a comparison of external dependencies of Reporting:
Here is a comparison for Scaffolding:
* Still needed to ensure backward compatibility with other non-ServiceRocket add-ons. We have plans to remove this altogether in the near future.
For a complete comparison, refer to ServiceRocket Add-on Dependencies.
What about other ServiceRocket add-ons?
Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0 provides backward compatibility to all other ServiceRocket add-ons (except below). There is no need to upgrade to make them work with Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0.
These add-ons are excepted and must be upgraded:
The dependency matrix at ServiceRocket Add-on Dependencies provides the full details.
What about other third-party add-ons that use Randombits?
These third-party add-ons are known to use Randombits libraries and provide integration with Reporting. Please check with the add-on vendors to verify compatibility with Reporting 6.0.0 and Scaffolding 8.0.0.
How to upgrade?
To ensure a smooth upgrade process, you must follow these steps in order:
Can I remove Randombits libraries now?
If you are using any of the known third-party add-ons (see What about other third-party add-ons that use Randombits? section), please confirm with the add-on vendors.
Otherwise, you may proceed to remove Randombits libraries from your instance. Here are the recommended steps:
I'm a developer, how to make my add-on compatible?
Please check out our Developer Guides.