Roadsoft Roundup volume 19 issue 4 is now available. This issue of the Roadsoft Roundup address the comments and questions received in the Roadsoft 2020 work plan survey.
The issue also gives a brief update on the status of the Michigan geographic framework migration. The Center for Technology and Training is currently working with various State of Michigan agencies with the intent of providing a framework migration in the 2020.3 release of Roadsoft in March of 2020.
This issue continues with programmer spotlights, introducing student programmer Joe Kurtz, and full time staff software engineers Sean Thorpe and Jeremy Guinn.
This issue reminds customers that that Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. In response, the CTT will also end their support for Windows 7 in January of 2020.
Finally, the issue reminds users that the CTT has ended their support for SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, and SQL Express 2008 due to Microsoft's end of support for those products as of July, 2019. Starting with the 2019.10 release, Roadsoft will no longer connect to any SQL 2008 database and users will have to update to a newer release of SQL Server.
The issue can be found at https://roadsoft.org/sites/roadsoft/files/RoundUps/roundupv19n4.pdf.
The Roadsoft Roundup is a quarterly publication detailing updates to Roadsoft to keep you informed about the latest releases and best practices. If you have any questions or comments regarding the Roundup or its content, please contact the CTT at 906-487-2102.