Blog posts by BjoernE

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March 27, 2020
By BjoernE Filed under Tools, Case studies and user stories, Community, Extensions, Marketing and Promotion, Tips
We live in challenging times, and we should now help each other more then ever - especially when on lockdown.   We created a CiviCRM extension to coordinate help for the vulnerable and most affected members of your neighbourhood, community, town or county. It provides two simple public forms, where people can sign up either to request or offer help. These forms then create CiviCRM contacts with the help requests/offers stored in custom fields.
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January 3, 2019
By BjoernE Filed under Internationalization and Localization
Happy New Year, CiviCRM community! I bring exciting news to all of those,  who have to deal with localisation (l10n) and internationalisation (i18n) - in short:  everyone who is occasionally unhappy with the texts in the user interface or public forms. And yes, that might include English forms as well.  
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February 26, 2016
By BjoernE Filed under CiviDay

For the second time around, CiviDay was celebrated Cologne. Most of the twelve attendants were interested newbies and folks looking for a suitable CRM for their organisation.


The "hot topics" of the evening were:

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September 30, 2015
By BjoernE Filed under Internationalization and Localization, Sprints

If you (and your colleagues/users) are an English native speaker, DON'T READ THIS. You don't have to bother. Lucky you.

The rest of the world: Here's your chance to get rid of those weird translations that you just cannot get right for all the places it's used...

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September 9, 2014
By BjoernE Filed under CiviContribute, Finance and Accounting

Direct debit is vital for donations in continental Europe. It's widely available, reliable, and now it could be for free! SEPA -the "Single Euro Payments Area"- harmonized money transfers throughout the EURozone, allowing for easy direct debit payments between any of the 18 EUR countries.

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