Previously, we have always had 1 release history article for each primary version of AmeriCommerce and I’m feeling it’s time to shake things up a bit so information gets out to our customers faster and in a way that is more noticeable.  So instead of 1 mass listing for each major version of AC we are converting to a live release feed so customers can have an up-to-the-day progress report of what features are added and bugs squashed.  Timely information and progress drives everyone to success through collaboration.  And frankly, that itch to keep adding or seeing more change in the product drives us all, customers and developers alike.
Additionally, we are planning a new product blog coming soon where we can all discuss future items that we are working on and can give early exposure to the community for feedback.  We are moving to open more and more direct lines to the community through myAmeriCommerce and Facebook, and these are some first steps that are needed to walk that path.
Reasons for Change:
- Everyone always confused which versions had what fixes/features.
- Now it will be listed as a tag.  You can narrow down the list via tag too so you can be sure what is in your version. Like this http://myamericommerce.com/tags/2010.6/default.aspx
- New features we added got lost because you only really notice the post when it first posts. Unless you are looking, most customers never see new features/fixes.
- Now it is a live feed, every post is something new.
- No ability to vote or comment on individual features, now each thread is a conversation topic for the community, drawing more people in.
- Now you can star up the features you like and comment on specific items instead of the whole post which was confusing.
- RSS Feed works better now since each change is a topic.
- Your feed readers will pull this content in easily now.
- Can actually have more meat to each article, we can stop trying to summarize the the issue in 1 line.
- We can pre-train on each new feature, add more screenshots and more since we will have the space to do so.
Tell us what you think!
Do you like it?  Want the old format back?
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