Blog posts by Eileen

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April 22, 2021
By Eileen Filed under SearchKit

The duper extension provides a bunch of tools to help with deduping. In this blog I’m going to describe a way that I am now using search kit in the deduper to help make one of those tools more useful.

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October 12, 2020
By Eileen Filed under Interface and design

Prepare for CiviCRM 5.31 now - changes could affect customisations

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October 2, 2020
By EileenFiled under

For the past few weeks I have been sending a dev digest to the dev-civicrm mailing list at the end of each week (subscribe here). The dev digest is a mix of what's being worked on, what proposals people are looking for input on, what we need review or help with, or just whatever bubbles to the top.

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August 30, 2020
By EileenFiled under

Deduper extension release 1.4

Release 1.4 of the deduper extension is now released. This contains a number of additional resolvers that the Wikimedia Foundations uses to enable more duplicate contacts to be merged without manual intervention.

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July 10, 2020
By EileenFiled under

(helpful note - the intended audience for this content is developers and people having trouble falling asleep)

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July 11, 2019
By Eileen Filed under Extensions

PayPal now has a new, more modern interface for CiviCRM. Thanks to sponsorship from PayPal, CiviCRM offers "PayPal Checkout" (also referred to as "PayPal Smart Buttons" or "PayPal Smart Checkout").

 

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June 18, 2019
By Eileen Filed under Sprints

Last week saw the first CiviCRM sprint in New York city. For those new to the community or open source software sprints are probably a bit of a strange concept. I know I sometimes struggle to explain them to border control agents as I enter the US....

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December 17, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Release

This is just a quick reminder that as announced in August the CiviCRM release on 2 Jan 2019 will be the last release supporting PHP 5.5. 

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September 25, 2018
By Eileen Filed under Architecture

As our North American colleagues (and those who have made the big trip over there) head into the governance sprint now seems like a good time to recap on product maintenance in CiviCRM. Product maintenance, as I discuss, is the monthly routine processes we do to incorporate patches & contributions into the CiviCRM product.

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