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Hands-on exercises designed to familiarize readers with the basic usage of CSVimp, the data import tool designed for use with xTuple ERP.

Microsoft Access is a favorite tool for developers, IT administrators and other system users to run Ad Hoc queries against databases. Normally this type of activity is potentially dangerous, but with the xTuple embedded database API it is safe and easy. All that is needed is an ODBC connection and Microsoft Access itself.

See how the xTuple API can be used to integrate office applications to xTuple ERP. Tutorial includes examples of quick-and-dirty spreadsheet applications using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros to connect to an xTuple database.

The Updater for xTuple ERP (PostBooks®, Distribution, and Manufacturing Editions) is an application which enables you to update your databases from one release to the next, to upgrade from one xTuple ERP edition to another, such as from PostBooks® to Distribution Edition, and to load supplemental extensions into your xTuple database. The Updater reads and processes upgrade scripts or packages, which are collections of files bundled together into .gz files. This article describes the processes involved with loading and running these packages using the Updater application.

Migrating from one version of xTuple ERP to the next is not difficult — especially if you are careful and methodical in your approach to the task. The upgrade checklist featured on this page is designed to guide you through the "best practices" for upgrading your xTuple ERP system. The checklist divides the upgrade process into three phases: the Planning Phase, the Pilot Phase, and the Cutover Phase.

Article contains technical information for users wanting to configure Gmail to work with xTuple Connect.

xTuple patch releases are intentionally designed to be small in scope. They typically include a small number of discrete bug fixes—and nothing more. This gives xTuple patch releases the dual advantage of having minimal impact on your business, while at the same time making them easy to upgrade to.

This article describes one example for how to integrate xTuple ERP with a web application. While some of the information contained in the article is outdated, readers may still gain insight into the integration process.

This article is designed to illustrate the powerful features of the xTuple ERP "Event Management" system. To take full advantage of these features, it's important to have an understanding of how events work.

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.