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Solspace Freeform for Craft CMS!

November 2, 2016

Last week we soft launched our second major plugin for Craft CMS, Freeform! Today we released Freeform 1.1, which contains a number of new features, enhancements and bug fixes! I would like to take this opportunity to publicly thank Gustavs for his tremendous work on Freeform for Craft. He’s also the same genius behind our popular Calendar plugin as well.

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So wait, this Node JS app is just going to sit there and run, like, forever?

July 16, 2016

Building, maintaining and most importantly, monitoring a Node JS application as a hub for your organization’s API integrations.

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How to Attach Records to Stuff in NetSuite using the SuiteTalk Webservice Thingy

May 5, 2016

I just finished a few hours of fighting with the NetSuite API, SuiteTalk, on attaching files to contact records. Google could find nothing of use to help me. So here’s a blog post that Google can show to the next poor soul who is about to go through what I just did.

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The Importance of Manual Data Entry in API Integration Work

October 5, 2015

Also known as, “Just Get Missy To Do It”.

Solspace has been doing API integration projects on websites and web applications for more than a decade. One thing we know for certain is that you don’t always have to integrate API’s. Sometimes it’s perfectly sufficient to hire someone to do some simple data entry for you and save all the coding, QA and revision time.

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ExpressionEngine + Salesforce + Google Analytics + Overbuilding

September 28, 2015

One of my favorite things to do is to talk clients out of overbuilding their web applications. Here’s a fun story of how that approach worked particularly well.

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Mitchell Finally Writes a Marketing Plan: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Lead

September 15, 2015

January 2015 was the first time in the 15 years I have been running Solspace that the words ‘lead’ or ‘prospect’ or ‘marketing’ became part of the conversation. Read on to find out what a bonehead I am.

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I Like Slow and Steady

August 3, 2015

It doesn’t mean I miss deadlines or go over budget, quite the contrary. But I like a slow and steady coding style. The irony, and I’m not sure exactly how, is that I finish code really quickly, though it feels slow. Here’s how.

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Why Single Sign-on Is One of My Favorite Sources of Pain

July 20, 2015

We’ve built a lot of Single Sign-on (SSO) systems for our clients over the years. They’re fun, I think, because they’re so painful. You like pain too? Oh good, then read on.

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Controlling The Narrative: A Little Ditty About A Corrupted Key

June 15, 2015

“Ok so Mitchell, you are saying that you will not be finished on time? You’re saying that you will not be able to meet the deadline and the site will not launch as expected on the critical date established by the 15 global marketing teams globally, around the world, including Fiji, the Galapagos and Lubbock?”

“Well, no, that’s not what I said exactly. I said, if your team does not provide us with a valid, non-corrupted encryption key, we will not be able to meet the deadline. But you will notice, I hope, that it is currently out of my hands.”

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