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October 27, 2017
We were contacted by a design and dev shop who was making a pitch to a new client to use Craft CMS for a site redesign. The whole deal was gated on Craft being able to get form submission data into the client’s Microsoft Dynamics GP install. Going from PHP into Windows usually includes a little bit of death and dismemberment, but we at Solspace dig on that sort of thing. So we took the deal.
May 4, 2017
Your client sells physical goods on the web. At the last minute you realize that they want to offer special wholesale pricing only to those customers who qualify. That sounds gnarly. But good thing they chose to use Craft Commerce as their platform. Here’s how to build wholesale pricing into Craft Commerce.
July 16, 2016
Building, maintaining and most importantly, monitoring a Node JS application as a hub for your organization’s API integrations.
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.
November 25, 2015
I found an Easter Egg in the new ExpressionEngine 3 service architecture that, although undocumented, is quite a useful resource for add-on developers and by extension designers and clients as well. It’s the CP/Filter service.
October 29, 2015
ExpressionEngine 3 came out a couple of weeks ago. I’m really enjoying working with it as we update our addons. There is a new part of the architecture that EllisLab is calling Services. We’ll get technical and talk about a highlight in this blog post.
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.
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.
September 21, 2015
Your software choice can be the main attraction or it can stay out of the way of the real work, which is the value proposition, time to market and the relationships. PHP as your underlying web development framework is still a great choice after all these years because it stays out of the way.
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.