Sugar Blogs

Matt Marum
For years SugarCRM has published database schema information for each new Sugar release at apidocs.sugarcrm.com. Generated documentation, like our database schema reference, has largely taken a back seat to more formal documentation like the Sugar Developer Guide and Sugar Developer training curriculum over at Sugar University.   Over the past… (Show more)
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Brieanne Rowe
Schedule of Upcoming Classes Sugar University is pleased to offer the following product training classes. Most classes are available virtually from your location.    Visit us at our HQ office in Cupertino, CA for our next Sugar Developer Essentials Plus + class. You'll learn about Sugar architecture and how to make code level customizations to the… (Show more)
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Maulik Shah
Sales activities do not keep confined to corporate workplaces anymore. And neither are sales executives. It is quite common to see sales professionals working in subways, coffee shops, traffic, parks and in the most unconventional places. Accelerating the targeted sales figure each time, getting handsome commissions, and closing huge deals gives… (Show more)
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Lauren Schaefer
Yes, you read that right!  We have not one but TWO ways for Sugar developers to earn a FREE pass to SugarCon 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Speak at SugarCon!SugarCon is evolving, and we want you to be part of it!     We know that you, our Sugar Developers, are in the trenches everyday--solving customer problems, designing ways to make your jobs… (Show more)
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Katie Liesmann
SugarCRM’s next product release, known as Sugar 8, is just out and includes all the features from the last two product releases and Spring ‘18. Here’s a look at some of the great new features new to on-site users in this update. A Brand New Look & FeelSugar 8 includes a new user interface that is cleaner, more modern, and more consistent. While… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
As discussed in Why SugarCRM developers should care about Data Privacy and GDPR, data privacy is an important topic that we are going to keep discussing here on the developer blog. Today is another installment specifically focused on best practices for getting consent to collect and process personal information.   General Data Protection… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
An Advanced Workflow process can only be triggered once per PHP process or HTTP request. This is intended to prevent Sugar Administrators from defining infinitely looping processes. (A real catastrophe!) But what does this mean for PHP customizations?   Assume that you have an Advanced Workflow process enabled for the Contacts module that… (Show more)
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Lauren Schaefer
We've already begun preparations for SugarCon in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, and we REALLY want to see YOU there.  That's why we have a promotion just for you, our favorite developers!    From now until June 30, developers can register for SugarCon for only $400 when someone else from their company registers at the published rate for the Full… (Show more)
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Deepak Deolalikar
The Winter '18 release of Sugar features a significant enhancement to Reports - “Drill Through on Charts”. This capability has been requested by many of our customers and provides significant value to all report users.     The drill through features provides the ability to see the data behind the charts in reports. As a user, when you are… (Show more)
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Hussain Nasir
We have extensively covered the top CRM implementation mistakes adopters make that negatively impacts their ROI. It’s good to have a neatly chalked out strategy and some idea of what goals you want to achieve by implementing a CRM. However, this is not all you need to be on the lookout for. Even if you have got your CRM up and running perfectly,… (Show more)
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Drew McDaniel
The Winter '18 release of Sugar features a new dashlet in the quotes module that will help users navigate the product catalog, find items they're looking for and quickly add them to a quote.  This new dashlet puts important data right at the user's fingertips and makes it easier for users to quickly create and edit quotes.   Where can users find… (Show more)
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Lauren Schaefer
Hey there, developers!  We've officially released Sugar 8.0.0 (Spring '18)!  This is our third quarterly release for Sugar Cloud (formerly known as Sugar On-Demand).  We're on a roll!  This release is also our yearly release for our on-prem customers.   This release has a ton of great features, but we're most excited about all of the work we put… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
Sugar's Single Page Architecture  Sugar relies on a single page architecture (SPA) for the Sidecar framework. But when a user navigates across the Sugar application (for example, when switching to another Sugar module), while the page is not refreshed, you will find that the majority of the HTML on the page is still re-rendered based upon the… (Show more)
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