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Matt Marum
What is a Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)?  A CSRF is a type of exploit that a malicious website or attacker could employ to have a user send unauthorized commands to a website or application.  It is a type of confused deputy attack against a user's web browser that tricks it to send malicious HTTP requests to a target website.   Some CSRF… (Show more)
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Lauren Schaefer
Hey there, developers!   We are hosting lunchtime table topics just for developers on both days of SugarCon.  After you pick up your lunch, you'll be able to browse tables that are labeled with various topics and select one that interests you.  We'll have a facilitator at each table to get the conversation going.  Everyone, regardless of… (Show more)
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Jim Ward
It’s no secret email marketing is an important component of any digital marketing strategy. And there are many tools available to help automate the process. The question I hear most often when talking with prospects and customers is, “What is the difference between email marketing and marketing automation?” Email marketing tools are great to use… (Show more)
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Samer Baroudi
SugarCRM was founded on the basic premise that your CRM should be flexible. From the outset, part of that product design philosophy was to offer flexibility in the way of deployment. That is, to give you the ultimate choice of where and how to setup, manage and maintain Sugar. Over the years, our customers have long enjoyed the ability to elect… (Show more)
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Lauren Schaefer
Or maybe you will.  Click-bait headlines are the worst.  Don't worry, I won't make you click through an ad-covered slideshow to find all of the library changes.   Anyway, we have a few library updates coming in our upcoming Fall '18 release, and we wanted to give you as much time as possible to begin preparing for the changes.  Without further… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
This blog by SugarCRM Technical Account Manager and Solution Architect Angel Magana is reposted with his permission. See Angel's Blog: SugarCRM: Related Data Interactions for the original post from Angel's blog. In this post, Angel explains some best practices for working with related records in PHP that can help improve performance of your… (Show more)
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Katie Liesmann
CRM Return On Investment (ROI) is a complex topic. Many organizations are simply using ROI calculations to spice up presentations and aren’t using ROI metrics as a proven, valuable and trackable metric. Earlier this year, we heard Rebecca Watterson, of Nucleus Research, speak about CRM ROI at CRM Evolution 2018. Her organization uses research and… (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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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're doing something new at SugarCon this year, and we want you to be a part of it!  During happy hour on the first night of the conference, we're hosting a series of lightning talks for our developers.    These lightning talks are going to be five minutes long, consisting of 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds.  You can learn… (Show more)
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