Why Isn't My License Showing up during Installation?

Posted by on September 3, 2014
SugarCRM has a nice feature included in its Module Loader that will display the software license included with a module. This is a simple way to ensure that users read and understand what the license agreement for using a given module is before installing it. It's really simple to add your own license to a module. Simply drop a LICENSE.txt into the root directory of your zip file and SugarCRM with automatically display the license prompt during installation. But what happens when it you can't get your license to show?

Manage User Licenses with the License API

Posted by on August 13, 2014
It is now a whole lot easier to offer per-user pricing for your add-ons. For many add-ons based on per-user pricing, it makes sense to charge only for the users that will actually be using it. Our License API has always supported that, but it was up to your solution to manage which users should have access. As of today, our SampleLicenseAddon now includes a new option to turn on user license management. Simply enable the manage_licensed_users option and your customers can now determine which users can use your add-on. What's really neat is that they can also purchase additional licenses right from within SugarCRM.

Sugar 7 "Data not available" Error After Installing Module

Posted by on June 5, 2014
In the latest patches to SugarCRM version 7, you may have run into a "Data not available" error immediately after installing a module or while trying to go to your new module's end points using the Sugar App router. There is an easy fix to this common problem.

Add Fields to Existing Layouts in Sugar 7

Posted by on May 28, 2014
One of the many challenges in creating SugarCRM add-ons meant for mass distribution is adding new fields to a given installation's layouts. Simply instructing folks to go to Studio and add your key fields to each view causes so many issues. Any time you rely 100% on someone following an installation guide there is a much greater chance that...

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.

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