Hurry, It Is Almost Here

Posted by on December 10, 2013
What's that? 2013 has almost come and gone already? With the end of the year coming so quickly, now is the time to take advantage of it. End of the year for many businesses around the world means two things: 1) Time to find ways to lessen that tax burden for 2013 2) Time to use up that department budget for 2013 Thankfully, many countries count "off the shelf" software as tax-deductible. What this means to you is that you can not only lessen your tax burden, but also increase the productivity and/or sales by plugging in much needed software into your employees’ daily routine.

SugarCRM 7 - Extending a View

Posted by on November 20, 2013
Continuing on our journey of adding a global menu item, last week I covered how to pass data through to our custom menu option. However, I did so by simply copying over the core profileactions .hbt and .js file over to custom which leaves it vulnerable to being overwritten by some other add-on down the road. To minimize that risk I will now cover how to create a custom view that extends the core profileactions view.

SugarCRM 7 - Passing Data to Views

Posted by on November 13, 2013
Expanding on last week's example, we now look at how to pass data to the menu item to make the URL built specifically for the user who is currently logged in. A custom javascript object is created for a view along with a custom client API method that extends an existing endpoint.

SugarCRM 7 - Adding a Global Menu Item

Posted by on November 6, 2013
SugarCRM 7 is here and it is time to start digging under the hood. Along with it is a whole new, powerful way of customizing SugarCRM. This is a good thing. It’s an opportunity to rewrite our add-ons for our users which is one of those things developers always say that we’ll get to some time. In this example, we look at how to add a menu item to the global profile menu.

SynoFieldMask: Field Formats for SugarCRM

Posted by on October 29, 2013
Tired of finding phone numbers that look like “517-3331788” in your SugarCRM records? SynoFieldMask can fix that. Because the most important thing in your SugarCRM system is accurate data, Synolia’s SynoFieldMask add-on for SugarCRM protects your data from as much human error as possible. Badly formatted data can cause confusion, cost money, or cause inconveniences for both customer and company alike and SynoFieldMask can help prevent that.

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