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If you know a little SQL and PL/pgSQL, the procedural language for PostgreSQL, then you may know enough already to add custom events to xTuple ERP. This article shows you how.


There are some excellent 3rd party reporting tools that integrate nicely with PostgreSQL. Crystal Reports and MS Access are perhaps the most familiar to most people. Learn how you can port your legacy reports to xTuple ERP using tools like these and ODBC.


Anyone involved with the accounting implementation for new xTuple installs should read this article for insights on best practices for entering opening balances.


Updater packages are database upgrade scripts which have been bundled (or packaged) together for use by the Updater application when upgrading xTuple ERP databases from one version to the next.


Email integration provides a mechanism for users to import email into xTuple and have it be automatically associated with appropriate contacts and documents in the database. This solution allows users to continue using their preferred mail client and server software, but gives them control over what mail they want imported into xTuple.


The Assemble to Order (ATO) Configurator is designed to facilitate make-to-order scenarios where attributes about a particular product may change from one sale to another—and where these attributes can affect bills of materials, costing and pricing.


Constraint management is one of the planning systems implemented in xTuple ERP. Designed as a response to the well-known theory of constraints, xTuple ERP's constraint management system is both intuitive and easy to use.


The goal of the distribution resource planning (DRP) functionality is to allow users of commercial editions of xTuple to be able to generate planned transfer orders between sites either manually or using netting logic contained in the material resource planning (MRP) and master production schedule (MPS) algorithms.


Master Production Scheduling (MPS) is a planning system which serves several important purposes: 1) increases visibility into future demand; 2) provides capability for anticipating future demand; and 3) drives the plan for lower level components (i.e., material requirements) based on the forecast


If your company does business in multiple countries, then this article describing xTuple's multi-currency support is a must read. Support for transactions in multiple currencies is built into the core software, with support also for tracking exchange rate fluctuations.