Author Archives: Bruce

Grep command

Grep is a handy utility to find a text string within a file. Here is the command I use: grep -Hrn “Payment and Delivery” . There are some notes: Like everything else in the linux/unix/command line world, grep is case … Continue reading

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Changing text in Webtix (the language function)

With Webtix, we have made our best guess as to what your customers will understand. For instance, the word “performance” refers to a single date and time of an event. However, customers may expect the word “game” to refer to … Continue reading

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Wintix 6 – Setting up promotional prices

Wintix 6 has a different way to set up the promotional prices. In this version, promotional prices have all the features of regular prices. Here’s how to set them up. First, select the show.             … Continue reading

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Server crash of August 28, 2015

Time: 0720 First indication was that customers were reporting that Wintix was no longer working. Emails were streaming in. Our support lines were jammed. The problem was with the Data5 server – our busiest. I checked it and found the … Continue reading

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What are father/daughter sales?

Note: this is version 5 only The Father/Daughter sale concept refers to the fact that group sales are a series of records. The first sale of the group is the “Father sale.” Any payments made for the original sale are … Continue reading

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Webtix6 release 2015.01.19

Code modifications include: 1) Enhanced admin editing of shows. 2) Enhanced processing order. 3) Enhanced database queries. Files updated since Webtix6 release 2014.12.03: (many files changed) _includes/lib.php _includes/test_version.php

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ScanTix release 2015.01.16

Modifications Include: 1) MySQL connector and certain query code was changed to better handle newer releases of MySQL database engine. Best run with: 1) Latest Java 2) Tomcat6 3) MySQL5

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Webtix6 release 2014.12.03

Code modifications include: 1) Enhanced health check. 2) Enhanced installer. 3) Enhanced inventory item selling. 4) Enhanced database queries. Files updated since Webtix6 release 2014.10.10: (many files changed) _includes/lib.php _includes/test_version.php

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Webtix5 release 2014.10.17

Code modifications include: 1) Enhanced code to enable new types of surcharge calculations. 2) Enhanced the “What shows sold” report. Files updated since Webtix5 release 2014.09.22: preprocess.php process.php shoppingcart.php _includes/test_database.php _includes/config_template.php _includes/libf_calcSurcharge.php _includes/libf_subCalcSurcharge.php _includes/libf_insertMainsale.php _includes/libf_getCardResponseText.php _includes/info_tix.php _includes/info_cart.php _includes/module_payment/process_cc_paypal_nossl_lib.php _includes/module_payment/process_cc_authorize_nossl_lib.php _includes/module_reports/libf_whatShows.php … Continue reading

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Webtix6 release 2014-10-10

Code modifications include: 1) Updated admin theme selector to better detect custom themes. 2) Enhanced ticket template. 3) Enhanced database queries. Files updated since Webtix6 release 2014.09.28: (many files changed) _includes/lib.php _includes/test_version.php

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