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BroadleafCommerce - 5.0.7-GA

Released on February 13, 2017

This is the 7th patch release for Broadleaf Commerce 5.0 framework.

An at-a-glance view of the issues that were closed in this release:

Noteworthy Changes

Side by Side Fields in Admin

New with this release is the ability to associate fields in the admin and have them appear side-by-side. This can be achieved by adding the annotation associatedFieldName to a field. For example, by adding associatedFieldName = "weightUnitOfMeasure" to the weight field in, the weightUnitOfMeasure field will not appear along side (or side-by-side) with the weight field in the admin.

An at-a-glance view of the issues that were closed in this release:

Critical Bugs(4)

  • Retrieve Sandbox and its children in same session
  • Fixed bug where SKUs were not being correctly differentiated by all ProductOptions used in SKU generation during add to cart request validation if their ProductOptionValidationStrategyType was null
  • Fixed issue with Offer target and qualifier criteria not honoring subsequent changes on deploy.
  • Remove errant code in assetSelector.js that inadvertantly triggered a form submit

Major Bugs(2)

  • Now persisting CategoryAttributes in same manner as ProductAttributes
  • Fixed bug where DynamicEntityDao was causing a StackOverflow during an infinite recursion caused by multiple levels of @Embeddable components

Minor Bugs(8)

  • Fixed an admin issue in listGrid.js/.css causing Category names to auto hide in Firefox
  • Fixed issue where clicking on the hints icon in the admin resulted in a blank page
  • Implemented javascript fixes for radio buttons and rule builders - RuleBuilders previously did not support Text Lists. This allows for comma separated strings that can use "Contains"
  • Fixed Thymeleaf issue where the MessageResolver Order attribute was not getting honored
  • Fixed gap where new attachFacet method was not calling back to the deprecated method by default
  • Removed the bootstrapcdn reference to font-awesome.min.css
  • Added null check for sku and sku.getCurrency() in VaildateAddRequestActivity
  • Allow admin Javascript errors to show on the frontend console and backend server log


  • Added associatedField annotation to support side-by-side fields
  • ListGrid modal max-height calculation fixes
  • Add options if allowed when loading rule builder
  • Created Enums for rule operators and options
  • Add override dto classname and entity key functionality to rulebuilders
  • Created New AdminPresentation Property "canLinkToExternalEntity" for AdditionalForiegnKey fields. This is intended to be used to make an AdditionalForeignKey field be treated as a String rather than an external-link when displayed in a ListGrid (i.e., make it not a clickable link)
  • Added transaction rule identifier so that transaction related fields can be associated to a rule builder
  • Allow merge overrides on Group for collections and adorned target collections
  • Added createCatalog and createSiteCatalog repository methods
  • Allow empty @Transactional annotations on service methods to use the Broadleaf blTransactionManager
  • Added an ExceptionResolver to display a user-friendly error message instead of printing stack trace to browser
  • Added a security header filter to help protect against MIME and XSS attacks
  • Added short-term caching to sandBox entities and queries for better performance
  • Refactored the Broadleaf StringUtil.segmentInclusion method to improve performance
  • Added caching for AdminSecurityService.isUserQualifiedForOperationOnCeilingEntity()

Total Resolved Issues: 29