Galder Romo
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Galder Romo

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User Interface

When using the grid view for amounts, Openbravo includes a very valuable functionality. If you select all the columns you want to operate, and move your mouse to the header of the column, selected column’s total amount will be showed on your browser’s bottom left side corner. P.D: It is important to setup your browser […]

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Development Environment

It is usual when developing or on production environments to include improvements on your OpenbravoERP instance. Therefore it is needed to deploy a new war file. Although it could sound obvious, many of us usually stop tomcat service, and erases old deployed sources on webapps. Then new war file is copied and tomcat restarted. In […]

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Development Environment

Implementing OpenbravoERP in mid and big size companies, sometimes means having plenty of new developments and customizations, apart from having a bigger pool of users. Therefore the production server will need more resources. When in a production environment there is a large server with plenty of resources, OpenbravoERP needs some parametrization in order to operate […]

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Modularity

Managing Reference Dataset is a new functionality based on Modularity Project. Its goal is to be able to provide some module information, apart from the development, so the user gets the module fully installed when applies the module. But as many other developed functionalities, Reference Dataset can be also used in many ways. For example: […]

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Modularity

The Openbravo platform’s flexibility is based on many capabilities: modularity, application dictionary, auxiliary inputs, preferences, callouts, validations, etc. Using them separately is easy and not complex, but when using more than one together requires a execution sequence knowledge in order to achieve your development design. A couple of days ago, developing a new module I […]

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Others

I would like to talk about a very useful tool I have just find out: ScrapBook. ScrapBook is a Mozilla Firefox add-on to save web pages and have a look at them later offline. It is really useful when your Internet connectivity is very bad or slow. It saves web pages, single or multiple. I […]

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Modularity

As everybody knows, modularity has been the main improvement included on OpenbravoERP 2.50. Modularity gives plenty of options and flexibility when developing, backing up, sharing, updating, customizing, populating, training, installing, etc. – Developing: When having more than a development on the same environment, being able to separate each artifact into modules makes developments much more […]

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Development Environment

We, consultants, aren’t so techie as developers are and changes take a bit longer. During last couple of months I’m introducing myself to PostgreSQL: installing sources, developing, installing database client, etc. Just in case you are in a similar situation: – On config/Openbravo.properties file, bbdd.sid parameter is a different concept from what you are used […]

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Development Environment

During the years, Openbravo has run on top of different Oracle database versions: Oracle 9i, Oracle 10g, etc. and now Oracle 11g. While this is an additive change for the Community Edition and Openbravo Basic Network, which continue to support Oracle 10g R2 and PostgreSQL (8.1.4 or 8.3.5) as well, Oracle 11g is now embedded […]

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Others

During the first commercial steps of a project, the potential customer often thinks in a single project phase: Implementation.
Sooner or later, nearly all Openbravo users are asking for a second phase: Improvements.
It is logical. During the implementation phase, the customer’s key users only think on basic needs, functionalities they manage at the moment. But once […]

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