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Four years ago our xTuple web services team began building an application framework on top of Drupal 7, to assist with our effort to integrate xTuple’s ERP with Drupal. We are now open-sourcing the code we developed. We are calling the code xDruple. This article describes the exact problems we were attempting to solve, what we've accomplished, and who can benefit from this code.


Essential reading for anyone involved with upgrading xTuple ERP from one version to the next. Make sure to bookmark this article; it contains mission critical information about the compatibility of all moving parts of the ERP — including core software, add-on packages, operating systems and the PostgreSQL database.


When importing XML data from an online source the best practice is to load the file contents as text to a temporary table. Then SQL statements and functions can be used to move the data to the desired xTuple tables. This article describes how to create the temporary table for the XML document and setup the xTuple Import Data utility.


Article includes a simple example to illustrate the basic operations of XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations), a part of the XSL family defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).


Adding a menu item to a right-click menu is fairly simple to do in either the core C++ or a JavaScript extension. This article explores both methods for doing so.


In this article, we cover the addition of QSerialPort and QSerialPortInfo to xTuple's scripting environment and what that means for you. If you are not familiar with serial ports in general, we've included links to read up on them within this article.


The product roadmap serves as a basic development map of major functional and architectural issues for xTuple ERP and related products. As such, this document is continually updated, as the development priorities and emphasis evolve over time.


Read to get a quick overview of how Crystal Reports can be used to connect to and generate reports from xTuple ERP databases. [Article contributed by Phil McIntosh of Friendly Systems.]


If you're ready to start configuring the items in your ERP so they will appear on your xTupleCommerce website, then this is the article you need. Follow the step-by-step instructions, as we walk you through the requirements.


In this document you will learn to install TimeTrex Community Edition v9.1.3 and xTuple PostBooks Edition on Ubuntu Server 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit. These will be configured to communicate with each other for an end result of having one web-enabled appliance that should be able to meet most if not all of your payroll and accounting needs. [Article contributed by Seth McClain of The Hyde Company]