Hatch Changelog

Check out what's new! Below is a list of new features, improvements, and bug fixes organized by monthly release.

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November

Release 2018.11

  • Platform API-wide scope enforcement
  • Platform Eager loads Membership on Membership Rewards API calls
  • Platform Removes Membership Reward resource and replace with decorated Reward resource
  • Platform Improves performance for Transaction metrics
  • Platform Expands filtering of jsonapi-included resources
  • Platform Performance improvements when side-loading Offers and Rewards on Memberships
  • Platform General bugfixes and performance improvements
  • Hatch HQ Updates Offer Management UI
  • Hatch HQ Updates authorized scopes for Admin and Support user roles.
  • Hatch HQ Membership Offers now display a badge communicating an Offers visibility status
  • Hatch HQ Fixes issue where Offer details fail to load if no marketing contents where configured.
  • Hatch HQ General bugfixes and performance improvements

October

Release 2018.10

  • Platform Adds category attribute to the Reward resource.
  • Platform Adds support for filtering Rewards by category.
  • Platform Adds support for filtering Membership Rewards by category.
  • Platform Adds support for finding Memberships by Phone or ID.
  • Platform Adds webhook support for notifying users when a Membership Segment is updated.
  • Platform Adds support for sparse fields on custom data.
  • Platform Adds support for gzip compression.
  • Platform Adds created at min/max filters to Membership Point Change resource.
  • Platform Adds support for rule driven Segmentation.
  • Platform General bugfixes and performance improvements
  • Hatch HQ Adds ability to click and drag to select a date range on the Dashboard.
  • Hatch HQ Adds ability to click an Offer or Reward on the Membership page.
  • Hatch HQ Updates Offer creation user experience.
  • Hatch HQ Adds ability to create product groups while configuring an Offer.
  • Hatch HQ Product group badges render with links to product group pages
  • Hatch HQ Adds validation to prevent invalid Offers from being created.
  • Hatch HQ Adds error handling & messaging to inform users when something goes wrong.
  • Hatch HQ Updates Offer creation breadcrumbs
  • Hatch HQ General bugfixes and performance improvements
  • Data ETL Add support for selectively filtering pieces of custom data
  • Data ETL Add support for selectively filtering membership attributes

September

Release 2018.09

  • Platform Require proper scope parameters when making API calls to create tokens.
  • Platform Asynchronously send password reset calls via webhook notification
  • Platform Adds support for sending Membership update notifications on point changes
  • Platform General bugfixes and performance improvements
  • Hatch HQ General bugfixes and performance improvements

August

Release 2018.08

  • Platform Allow a Membership password to be set if it has never been set before
  • Platform Allow unfulfilled Redemptions to transition to abandoned state
  • Platform Platform automatically abandons Redemptions as Rewards expire
  • Platform Adds email format validation for Membership
  • Platform Fixes a bug where authenticated webhook calls would sometimes fail
  • Platform Introduces Segments API Click to read more
  • Platform Performance optimization when presenting Offers
  • Platform General bugfixes and platform improvements
  • Hatch HQ Design updates and improvements to the program dashboard
  • Hatch HQ Program dashboard metrics support custom date ranges
  • Hatch HQ Program dashboard supports display of hourly, daily, and cumulative metrics
  • Hatch HQ Program dashboard displays snapshot of loyalty revenue metrics
  • Hatch HQ Program dashboard metrics display
  • Hatch HQ Improved support for editing offer components
  • Hatch HQ General bugfixes, performance improvements, and design cleanup

July

Release 2018.07

  • Platform Outbound webhook calls support HTTP Basic authentication
  • Platform Standardize filter behaviors across entire V2 API
  • Platform Performance improvements to Membership Rewards index resource
  • Platform Additional attributes supplied via Salesforce Marketing Cloud integration
  • Hatch HQ Allows specific dates and times to be set when configuring Offer publication windows
  • Hatch HQ Adds new audience that supports age restricted Offers
  • Hatch HQ Improvements to the copy and layout of the Offer Management
  • Hatch HQ Form input validation and styling improvements
  • Hatch HQ General bugfixes and performance improvements

June

Release 2018.06

  • Platform Additional functionality for Salesforce Marketing Cloud: SMS opt-in, and platform event sync
  • Platform Fix bug returning error to API when confirmed membership gets re-confirmed
  • Platform Fix bug returning error to API when duplicate membership ID is posted for create
  • Platform Fix bug returning error to API when membership ID not found for membership rewards index
  • Hatch HQ Introduce Hatch Offer management via HQ user interface
  • Hatch HQ Membership, Reward, and Offer Segment visibility
  • Hatch HQ General bug fixes

May

Release 2018.05

  • Platform Introduces membership write adapters for Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Platform Improved reliability of event notifications through backend enhancements
  • Platform Bugfix to ensure occcasional webhook call connection failures are efficiently retried
  • Hatch HQ General improvements and bugfixes.

April

Release 2018.04

  • Platform Exposes a JSON API relationship between a Point Change and its Redemption Source.
  • Platform Updates to provide better webhook summaries on Loyalty and Transaction events.
  • Platform Adds new attribute (visible_status) to Membership Offers that helps manage Offer visibility.
  • Platform Bugfix to prevent the fulfillment of previously cancelled redemptions.
  • Hatch HQ Dashboard improvements that highlight program key program metrics.
  • Hatch HQ Membership point change activity table displays marketing contents
  • Hatch HQ General improvements and bugfixes.

March

Release 2018.03

  • Platform Adds support to automatically grant points to a Membership on their birthday.
  • Platform Adds support to grant or expire Membership points on a configurable schedule.
  • Platform Exposes a relationship for a Transaction to the Redemption resource.
  • Platform Event notification service enhancements.
  • Platform Expired rewards may no longer be redeemed.
  • Platform Fulfilled redemptions may no longer be cancelled.
  • Platform Fixes an occasional rounding error in money amount storage.
  • Platform Corrects an occasional bug impacting the ability to activate and/or deactivate an Offer.
  • Platform Added dynamic deactivation of Offers as a fulfillment outcome.
  • Platform General performance improvements
  • Hatch HQ Membership profile page improvements. Click to read more
  • Hatch HQ Updates to HQ user login form.
  • Hatch HQ General improvements and bug fixes.

February

Release 2018.02

  • Platform Rules conditions support the ability to track the number of times an item is purchased
  • Platform Revoke ability for a fulfilled redemption to be canceled
  • Platform General bug fixes and cleanup
  • Hatch HQ Adds support for dedicated instances of HQ
  • Hatch HQ Cross browser compatibility improvements