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Backend release notes

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Backend Release Notes



1.29.0
May 18, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Update BillpyamentProvider descriptions.
  2. Fix slack alert for Tanzania QnA downtime.
  3. KYC keep image history.

1.28.0
April 23, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Spenn Business 1.1.0.
  2. Transfer to other mobile wallets in Tanzania. This should automatically appear in current app.
  3. Lots of performance and technical improvements.

1.27.1
April 2, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Preparing for a agent partnership in Zambia for cash in.

1.27.0
March 27, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Ability to add phonenumber to business to receive SMS when payment is received. (not available yet, needs to be activated it app).
  2. Send money directly from business account (not available yet, needs to be activated it app).
  3. Billpayment menu improved for Zambia Reward payouts now have more descriptive message.
  4. IPRS alerts is removed (as currently not used).
  5. Tanzania QnA alerts is fixed.
  6. Many bug fixes.
  7. Performance improvements and stability fixes.
  8. Security improvements.

1.26.0
February 19, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Preparations for new airtime provider in Zambia (will be enabled later).
  2. In Tanzania people get Tier2 automatically right away when approved in James, without having to wait for manual upgrade.

1.25.2
February 8, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Cellulant bugfixes.

1.25.1
February 6, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Cellulant bugfixes.

1.25.0
February 3, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. Using FDI as SMS provider instead of DTOne in Rwanda.
  2. Billpayment in Zambia with Cellulant (coming soon!).
  3. Many improvements to performance and stability.

1.24.0
January 1, 2020

Backend improvements

  1. A user may only be logged in on one device at a time.
  2. Improvements to partner withdrawal and billpayment error handling.
  3. Many improvements, security fixes and bug fixes.

1.23.0
December 19, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. New reward challenges for airtime and bill payment.
  2. Support for SPENN Business.
  3. A lot of performance improvements to transaction handling
    Bug fixes and security improvements.

1.22.1
November 28, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Zambia KYC. Add IdType, validation and extra image.
  2. Zambian users can transaction only after JamesVerified.
  3. Fix regression of Tanzania NIDA where empty answer was not accepted.

1.22.0
November 21, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Selcom airtime in Tanzania.
  2. More secure airtime and billpayment refund method.
  3. Several bug fixes in airtime and bill payment area.
  4. Local balance. System will now give updated balance to app right away.
  5. Some fixes to transaction limits.
  6. Better validation of KYC forms.
  7. Some improvements to NIDA integration in Tanzania.
  8. Security improvement. Only support TLS1.2.
  9. Remove old APIs which is not in use anymore.
  10. Some performance improvements and other smaller bug fixes.

1.21.0
October 31, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. FDI airtime in Rwanda.
  2. Bug fixes with reward model and bill payment.

1.20.0
October 17, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. FDI bill payment in Rwanda.
  2. Performance improvement for transaction history.
  3. Tanzania Voter ID input validation.
  4. Preparations for changing SMS verification code from 6 to 4 digits.
  5. Only JamesVerified customers can create SPENN power.
  6. Preparations for Zambia.
  7. Bug fix: Last verified balance not updating in some scenarios.
  8. Bug fix: true and false in secret code not working correctly.
  9. Security and bug fixes.

1.19.0
September 11, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Automatic duplicate ID number check in Tanzania for Manual KYC.
  2. Limit number of users one device can register.
  3. Improve reward handling by create a separate reward handler.
  4. Improve SMS queueing.
  5. Better feedback on Capricorn KYC.
  6. Improved PartnerAPI integration for banks.
  7. Preparations for Zambia launch.
  8. Preparations for new blockchain environment.
  9. Bugfix: Improve limit checking where some transactions could slip through.
  10. Bugfix: In some scenarios users might get error when restoring password.
  11. Many technical improvements for stability and performance.

1.18.1
July 31, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Fix push messages on transfer (regression from 1.18.0).

1.18.0
July 30, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Capricorn/Zambia launch preparations – KYC, Business approval, PartnerAPI, push notifications.
  2. Show withdrawal reference code as message in account history for withdrawals.
  3. Tanzania QnA – ability to try again if mismatch on details.
  4. Tanzania QnA – show status in alerting channel.
  5. Tanzania QnA – better error messages tocustomer.
  6. Business image shown instead of customer image on business transactions.
  7. Better airtime error message to customer.
  8. Non user fund send. Fix case where money was not returned in expected time.
  9. PartnerApi – Give partner info about which tier customer is in.
  10. Performance, stability and security improvements.

1.17.0
July 2, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Improvements in billpayment error handling.
  2. Reward model – fix case where user would not get reward (all customers affected by this has been rewarded manually).

  3. Preparations for Capricorn KYC (Zambia).
  4. Some messages to customer was showing RWF for Rwanda is now changed to FRW.
  5. New Tanzania NIDA QnA API.
  6. Many performance, stability and security improvements.

1.16.1
May 31, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Fix issue with Tanzania transaction limits compliance.
  2. Fix issue with AccountHistory ordering.

1.16.0
May 29, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Tanzania Manual KYC with passport and voters ID (will be activated with Android app 1.1.1).
  2. Improved PartnerAPI for our banks to get more KYC details.
  3. Preparations for new KYC and other processes for Zambia.
  4. Fix blank/wrong picture for some transaction history items.
  5. Many performance improvements, stability and bug fixes.

1.15.0
May 10, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Prepare for billspayment in Tanzania.
  2. Improved transaction limits with different tiers.
  3. Improved airtime failure responses.
  4. Stability, performance, security and bug fixes.

1.14.0
April 12, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. New KYC process for Philippines and other countries without NIDA/IPRS.
  2. Many bug fixes and performance improvements.
  3. Security fixes.

1.13.0
March 15, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Prepare for secondary address (will be available in app later).
  2. Rejecting/Cancel transactions does not need user to pass checks for performing transactions.
  3. Better method for partners to test ParterAPI.
  4. Fix issue where non user fund send money was not returned in time.
  5. Many performance improvements and bug fixes.

1.12.0
February 27, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Support for creating savings account (SuperSaver).
  2. Better KYC information with the new manual KYC model.
  3. Ability to send KYC again for old users to get up to date with new requirements.
  4. Businesses which are not KYC verified will not show up on map.
  5. Support specific reward code for new reward system.
  6. Push message to user when manual KYC is approved/rejected.
  7. Better messages for NIDA alerts in slack channel.
  8. Withdrawal timeout changed from 10 to 2 minutes.
  9. Performance improvements and preparations for further improvements.
  10. Bug fixes.
  11. Security hardening.

1.11.0
January 16, 2019

Backend improvements

  1. Prepare for transaction rating.
  2. Prepare for better transaction status in app.
  3. Add images to KYC for Rwanda.
  4. Alert in slack for status of NIDA in Tanzania.
  5. New icon and logo for I&M Rwanda.
  6. Performance improvements.
  7. Stability improvements and bugfixes.

1.10.0
November 29, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Tanzania support including Tanzania NIDA KYC.
  2. Stability improvements and bugfixes.

1.9.0
October 31, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Performance improvements by using queue system for updating transaction status.
  2. Localization project to update texts by product without code change.
  3. Stability improvements and bugfixes.
  4. Security improvements.
  5. Ability to disable and enable airtime in each country, also store more statistics for airtime transactions.

1.8.1
October 3, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. (🦗)Bug-fix: Edit PIN code issue fixed.
  2. (🦗)Bug-fix: SMS status report delivery issue fixed.
  3. (🦗)Bug-fix: Minor stability issue fixed.

1.8.0
October 1, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Reward model: Max users can now be set (to have more control of the cost and spread of a marketing campaign).
  2. Improved SMS and notification when a user logs into their SPENN account on a new device.
  3. Businesses (SPENN+) can now add description and image.
  4. Preparations for partner withdrawals.
  5. (🦗)Bug-fix: for when users got a message that they were over the transaction limits even though they were not (RW users)
  6. Many performance, stability and bug fixes.

1.7.0
September 5, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Add support for sending money to persons not yet registered with Spenn, they will receive the money when they register.
  2. Airtime top-up is showing clearer message for user how much was topped up and to which number in account history.
  3. Performance, stability and bug fixes.

1.6.0
August 5, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Performance, stability and bug fixes.
  2. Prepare for new reward model (Ambassador 2.0 Lite).

1.5.0
July 18, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Performance, stability and bug fixes.
  2. Prepare for SPENN Airtime.
  3. NIDA verification improvements.
  4. Push and SMS notification on account changes like PIN and logging into new device.
  5. Fix James error where user was logged out automatically too quickly.

1.4.0
June 28, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Performance, stability and bug fixes.
  2. Prepare for direct business payment (Business QR).

1.3.0
June 21, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. NIDA number duplication fix.
  2. Partner user does not carry the normal transfer limits.
  3. Various error fixes and performance improvements.

1.2.0
June 6, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Built, finalized, and tested the new airtime functionality. It is now ready for App integration.
  2. Completed the final preparations for Partner withdrawal.
  3. Several security fixes.
  4. Various bug and error fixes.
  5. Several performance fixes to support growth and scalability.

1.1.0
May 24, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. JBB account holders from Kenya can now do KYC through IPRS. However it seems like JBB might have kept only ID card as a possibility. We will investigate this and notify later.
  2. KYC verification now checks that the customer is 18+
  3. James now lets you set businesses offline/online to remove them from the map (business is not deleted, just not active in the map)
  4. Several security and performance fixes to support growth and scalability

1.0.0
May 15, 2018

Backend improvements

  1. Prohibit a Kenyan or Rwandan user to register multiple accounts on same national id.
  2. Performance improvements
  3. Security improvements
  4. Architectural improvements to prepare for future enhancements