Using SugarOutfitters to Generate More Consulting Leads

Posted by on April 24, 2014
At first glance, it may look like SugarOutfitters is great only for independent software vendors (ISV) who are solely focused on making add-ons. However, it is great for anyone who provides additional services like implementation, process consulting, training, and so on. Used correctly, SugarOutfitters can be a very nice lead generation tool for your company.

Your Add-on Will Never Sell

Posted by on April 18, 2014
So you have a killer idea and you want to know if it will sell. Actually creating it doesn't worry you. You've done it many times before. The great unknown is if you put all of that work into an add-on, will people buy it?

Creating a Wizard for a Module in SugarCRM 7

Posted by on February 27, 2014
Continuing on our journey of creating a module from scratch in SugarCRM 7, we left off last week with getting the skeleton structure in place. Basically it was a "Hello World" implementation. This week we will start to build out the controller to handle stepping through various steps of a wizard.

Creating a Layout and View for a Module in SugarCRM 7

Posted by on February 20, 2014
Since we are completing rewriting SugarChimp for SugarCRM 7 we figured this would be a good opportunity to share how to create a module from scratch. More specifically, in this series we will cover how to create a nice onboarding process for a new user just getting started with the integration. To start, lets create our first layout and view in the new Sidecar framework.

Directly Calling an Action in SugarCRM 7

Posted by on February 12, 2014
In the old SugarCRM 6 world, if you wanted to create a custom action and call it directly it was as simple as creating a PHP file and dropping it in a directory. To illustrate, here is a simple example of an action called "HelloWorld". This exists in /custom/modules/Campaigns/HelloWorld.php...

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