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Announcement 1 Announcing SugarClub - Are you in? 
Alex Nassi
In two weeks, we’re thrilled to personally invite you to the SugarClub. Come join fellow Sugar enthusiasts to Engage, Learn, and Explore as part of one elite team. The Club, which will replace the existing Community, will be customers one-stop-shop for all things Sugar. As valued Community members, we are so excited to welcome you to this next… (Show more)
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SugarCRM Developers
Post originally written by Jim Bartek.   UPDATE October 3rd 2017  Removed references to compileSql() function which was deprecated and removed in Sugar 7.9.   You have found yourself in a bind, and you need to query the database directly. There is no other recourse than to write a query to get the data you need. This cookbook entry is going to… (Show more)
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Francesca Shiekh
Click to view contentHere is a guest post from Sugar Developer Francesca Shiekh who works for our customer Wolfram Research. She also happens to be one of the most active developers in the Sugar Developer Community! In this post, Francesca and Wolfram Research Systems Administrator Trey Mitchell share how you can customize Sugar to use an alternative PDF generator for… (Show more)
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SugarCRM Developers
Click to view contentPost originally written by Vadzim Ramanenka.   Sugar Performance Engineer Vadzim Ramanenka shares some tips for profiling Sugar code using our newly launched SugarCRM XHProf Viewer open source project.  Profiling Sugar softlyWhenever you encounter that something is not working as fast as you would like, you need a way to look “under the hood” and… (Show more)
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Zlatyslava Topchyi
Click to view contentNo doubt Sugar dashboard is a powerful tool for regular Sales Management. Special diagrams like Pipeline or Forecast, reports diagrams and filtered list views help to see the current state of sales, to analyze opportunities and quotes portfolios from different viewpoints. Report drill down option gives the possibility to examine any diagrams… (Show more)
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Zlatyslava Topchyi
Click to view contentTime is the most valuable resource that we have. We cannot buy, rent or steal time that is why we have to save our time. This article continues series of tips on how you can save your time with TimeLine Viewer, an add-on for Sugar. Today we are going to tell how managers can make operational decisions faster. It is evident that for managing any… (Show more)
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Hussain Nasir
Click to view content“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. –Benjamin Franklin I will cut straight to the chase. There is a long list of reasons why SugarCRM has managed to establish its footprint in the CRM industry in such a short span of time. Loved by SMB’s to large enterprises alike, SugarCRM has always put its customers at the heart of its… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
Click to view contentHello Sugar Developers!   We want to make sure your customizations and integrations are ready for the Sugar Q3 2020 release. So we're hosting a webinar just for you! In addition to details about the latest release, we will also be looking at topics that have been requested frequently since our last webinar.   What we will be covering: Some of the… (Show more)
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Michael Shaheen
Click to view contentIntegrations are all about enabling communication between disparate systems. So, when building a new integration, one of your top priorities should be to create frameworks for data transfer. Specifically, methods for detecting events in your endpoints and for sending and receiving new data rapidly.   Luckily, we like to give your integrations… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
Many customers want to configure Sugar for Single Sign On (SSO). Well Sugar supports Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) so this must be easy, right? But the devil is always in the details.  Each SAML identity provider behaves a little differently. Each of these systems has different terminology and methods for configuration and may… (Show more)
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Matt Marum
In Sugar 8 / Spring '18, Sugar administrators can now configure API platforms using the Administration panel. The Platform extension is still available if you want to register a custom API platform as part of a Module Loadable Package. Sugar uses platforms to support the needs of multiple Sugar clients.  The Sugar REST API uses the platform… (Show more)
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Michael Shaheen
Click to view contentIn Sugar Q1 2020 (10.0), we made some significant updates to our color palette. Seven LessJS variables have been removed. This has caused a small number of cases where there are issues with custom themes that relied on these variables. But, don't worry! This is an easy fix.   To add a custom color variable to your theme, locate the… (Show more)
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