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How to integrate Craft CMS with Microsoft Dynamics GP using SmartConnect by eOne Solutions

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.

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How To Integrate Craft Commerce with Sage 100: Part 2

October 18, 2017

You don’t have to worry, that Hori Hori (Dig Dig) tool is on its way to you straight from the Barebones Living warehouse. We made it look easy, but trust us when we say it wasn’t! Let’s pick up where we left off in Part 1 and see how the discovery process unfolded.

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How To Integrate Craft Commerce with Sage 100: Part 1

October 18, 2017

Okay, so imagine you need a Hori Hori really badly. I mean really, really badly. You know, Hori Hori, “Dig Dig” in Japanese! You need that killer garden tool for digging, cutting, weeding, planting, breaking up root balls, all that.

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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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Bibliomancy, Indian Philosophy, Radical Monism, Hegel and The Buddha

September 8, 2015

I think there are various names for it, but bibliomancy is the act of divination using books. You select a book that you believe holds wisdom, you open it randomly and see what knowledge falls out. I did this in a cafe out of boredom and it resulted in this blog post.

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Why I Love Web Developers

August 24, 2015

“Why should I add that slider to the home page? It serves no real purpose. Is there a business case for it other than it’s slick?”

“JUST DO IT ALREADY!!!!”

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The Main Reason Why There Is Now An EE Aftercare Program

August 17, 2015

“Well this proposal looks great. It looks like it is within budget. It captures the scope well. It even throws in some nice bonuses. Now let’s send it through the proposal approval goat rodeo and see if we can get a sign-off sometime before the Singularity.”

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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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