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How do you pronounce "xTuple" anyway?

How do you pronounce xTuple?One of the very fortunate parts of my job as head of sales is that I get to travel all over visiting with the xTuple community and prospective xTuplers. I am just back from a whirlwind road trip, on the heels of several road tips. I was up and down the East Coast from Norfolk, VA to Toronto, ONT to Atlanta, GA. As you might imagine, I have enjoyed a healthy variety of accents. Either up in the great North or in the warm and sunny South, I look forward to great anticipation how the people I work with, and the people I meet, pronounce "xTuple." Read more »

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Make-to-Order: Paladin’s Rule-Based Configurator

Paladin Logic, LimitedPaladin Logic is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the Paladin Rule-Based Configurator: an extensive and powerful add-on package to xTuple designed to provide make-to-order capability. Rather than define an item for each variation on a product, you can use the Paladin Rule-Based Configurator to organize variations as sets of options which can apply to many items. Make-to-order quotes and orders are fully integrated with xTuple’s line item entry screens, making option selection simple. Read more »

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xTupleCon14 Award Winners, Woz and analyst reports

Woz autographsTop Open Source Community Awards Announced at xTupleCon 2014: Business partners receive accolades for achievement in sales, technical expertise, implementation success, and customer support and satisfaction

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xTuple’s Global Conference proves business value of Open Source: Event emphasizes “365 Days to Return on Investment” achieved with improved business processes and supply chain operational benefits

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Congratulations to all award winners and many thanks to #xTupleCon14 attendees for your contributions at the event (and post-event feedback) to help make our community even more vibrant!


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xTuplecon14 and haxTuple part of Positive results from Outreach Program for Women

Juliana Louback and Daniel Pocock JSCommunicator chat box

Juliana Louback who applied to Debian during the second round of the GNOME Outreach Program for Women (OPW) in 2013, was selected for one of Debian's Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2014 slots working on the Debian WebRTC portal. The portal is built using JSCommunicator, a generic HTML5 softphone designed to be integrated in other web sites, portal frameworks and CMS systems.

Juliana has been particularly enthusiastic with her work and after completing the core requirements of her project, I suggested she explore just what is involved in embedding JSCommunicator into another open source application. By co-incidence, the xTuple development team had decided to dedicate the month of August to open source engagement, running a program called haxTuple. Juliana had originally applied to OPW with an interest in financial software and so this appeared to be a great opportunity for her to broaden her experience and engagement with the open source community.

Despite having no prior experience with ERP/CRM software, Juliana set about developing a plugin/extension for the new xTuple web frontend. She has published the extension in Github and  Read more »

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xTupleCon 2014—Why Open Source ERP?

xTupleCon 2014Guest blog post by Ted Rohm, a senior research analyst at Technology Evaluation Center (TEC) focusing on ERP manufacturing solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in large-scale selection, design, development, and implementation projects.

xTuple, an award winning open source ERP vendor, recently held its user conference—xTupleCon 2014—in its home town of Norfolk, VA. xTuple’s mission is stated simply: “To help companies of all sizes successfully implement powerful and easy-to-use open source ERP software, to grow their business profitably.” The conference brought together a global community of open source technologists and ERP users to learn, collaborate, and innovate.

There were a number of topics discussed and company updates shared at the meeting, including a VIP keynote from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. But before going into the xTuple conference highlights, I want to mention the conference session given by Josh Fischer, manager of xTuple’s Web Services Group, which really spoke to the heart of what xTuple (and the open source software community) is all about. Read more »

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xTuple Server Now 100% Open Source

The xTuple Server is a powerful toolkit for installation and administration of web-enabled xTuple ERP instances. This week, the xTuple Server evolved into a fully public open source project. All the information you need to run xTuple Server is now located in a public github repository at more »

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xTuple Response to POODLE vulnerability

Authorize.netEarly this month, a new Internet-wide security vulnerability known as POODLE surfaced. This vulnerability affects the SSLv3 protocol. Although SSLv3 is rarely used in communications between the most up-to-date applications, it presents a security concern for people whose systems are not updated to the latest versions. Read more »

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Open Source ERP xTuple: Growing with Help from its Friends

Guest blog post by Cindy Jutras, president of Mint Jutras, a widely recognized expert in analyzing the impact of enterprise applications on business performance.

Recently I had the opportunity to present one of the keynotes at xTupleCon 2014, xTuple’s second annual user conference. After last year’s inaugural event I posted a recap, referring to xTuple itself, an open source ERP solution provider, as A Small Company with a Big Reach. If you are (still) not familiar with xTuple, and/or are (still) not aware of the premise behind open source, you might want to  Read more »

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xTupleCon materials coming soon - plus Woz pix!

Thanks to everyone who made xTupleCon 2014 such a fantastic event! We'll be putting together all the conference materials in a special area of the website accessible to attendees only - give us a couple days to finish collating everything, and watch this space for the link once it's ready. Read more »

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Back to school - xTuple University is now open

xTuple UniversityxTuple has long enjoyed a reputation as being extremely responsive to our community when it comes to improving product quality, as evidenced by our third prize-filled haxTuple bug-squashing competition. Or the fact that our developers lead the world among open source enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects in resolving reported bugs, with a close rate of over 94%, according to statistics collected.

We are also listening to your requests with regard to training. The future of training, especially technology-focused, is online, self-guided, and video-based. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of xTuple University — an online learning center for the xTuple community. As I mentioned in our kick-off webinar Read more »