The Great Reading Adventure version 4.0.0 has been released.

There is no upgrade path from versions 1, 2, or 3 to version 4 due to signiticant architectural changes.

Notable changes in this release:

  • Version 4 is a complete rewrite in the Microsoft .NET Core 1.1 framework
  • If Google Analytics is configured, an event triggers when a participant joins (track the source of sign-ups)
  • Ability to add links to external survey (can be a different link for first time participants)
  • Added new and enhanced existing reports, improved reporting date selection, showing report criteria on report and in exports
  • Added templates for front page and dashboard views to the shared folder to make customization easier
  • Households can now be upgraded to groups by administrators regardless of household size
  • Structured data for events
  • Friendly 404 page
  • Bundled CSS and JS assets (smaller and fewer files)
  • Added the ability to set a culture for displaying dates and times (defaulting to ‘en-US’ with 12-hour times)
  • Mission Control management of point translations, authorization codes, roles, participant role assignments
  • Ability to send test emails from Mission Control
  • Vendor code improvements (reports, additional email token)
  • Fixed issues with household leads and groups in Mission Control

For more information, please see the release notes.