Trado is a lightweight, easy to use ecommerce platform; designed to allow developers to quickly deploy a premium ecommerce store for their business.

26th Jul 2014


  • Upgraded from Rails 3.2.13 to 4.1
  • Added controller specs for all data structures
  • Added helpers specs for key methods
  • Integrated Turbolinks support for all pages
  • Added enums feature from Rails 4.1 to the Order shipping status, Transaction payment status and Order status attributes
  • Removed rails_email_preview gem and introduced the ActionMailer preview engine which launched with Rails 4
  • Added configuration task to the Capistrano deployment for updating Crontab jobs


  • Added a new condition to the SKU stock and stock_warning_level attribute validation, new_record?
  • Cleaned up checkbox and radiobutton syntax by utilising collection_check_box collection_radio_button, new to Rails 4
  • Improved the user feedback for orders by adding a 'failed order' mailer
  • Changed cart item destroy method to remove the entire record rather than decrement the quantity/weight by one
  • Create a new stock level record after creating a new SKU so an administrator has a record of the initial stock value


  • Fixed syntax bugs in the Whenever gem schedule configuration
  • Fixed SKU active archiving logic to duplicate stock level data across to new SKU records, ensuring stock data remains with old SKU too