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For the last six months, I've been working on a system called CiviVoter, which is a component of CiviCRM that manages a voter file (the kind you get from your local registrar of voters here in the US) and imports it into CiviCRM. Besides doing the obvious -- manage voter records as contacts -- the component implements an API for doing what political campaigns world-wide do with a voter list: dividing it up between their volunteers, and calling the voters on the phone ("phone banking") or meeting the voters face-to-face by going door to door ("foot canvassing", "door knocking" or just...Read more
We've had Deepak and Manish from India and Michal from Poland visiting San Francisco. We've been thinking about the various things we need to accomplish for 2.0 and having a few design / schema meetings. We'll be blogging in detail about various sub-projects over the next few weeks.
The feature set for 2.0 is on our wiki. This is an initial feature list and is subject to change (all usual disclaimers apply). We dont expect 2.0 to have a lot of new features, but more to set the stage for some larger changes...Read more
In the past few weeks a few events have occured that make us proud of CiviCRM and the community around it. It has also been a good learning experience for some of us. As a growing project, we are glad that to have such a open, supportive community around us.
CiviCRM 1.8 is coming along nicely and we are more or less on track regarding release schedule. We plan for another alpha release early next week.
After publishing the first alpha release and announcing that the sandbox is up a week ago we started to receive the first stream of 1.8-specific bugs, which we started resolving right away. We hope to get the number of...Read more
Lots of exciting things happening around – as recently mentioned the Kabissa project is getting up on speed, in the same time we are also approaching the finish of another project that we internally called HRD, after Human Rights Defenders. It’s a CiviCRM deployment and customisation for Front Line Defenders, a Dublin based organisation working on protection of human rights defenders globally. After...Read more
Kieran Lal recently mentioned on the civicrm-dev list that he was interested in integration with the SunLightLabs API integration. This has been on my list for some time and I decided to take a peek at the API and while doing so decided to take a quick hack at integrating the API in CiviCRM trunk. You can see the changeset for my first attempt here (note, we've had issues with fisheye...Read more
This release features finding and merging duplicate contacts (de-duping), event price sets, employer fields in profiles, improved admin control panel, RSS feeds for events, the ability to define multiple payment processors, and more; the CiviCRM 1.8 Roadmap...Read more
In addition to many new features in CiviCRM v1.8, we have worked on few improvements for CiviCRM Profile.
1. We have added functionality which allows people to create User Account in Drupal using CiviCRM profile. So this way, user can create customized User Registration pages without using default Drupal User Registration form.
For more details: CRM-1633
2. Another interesting feature for profile is Option to Generate Email Notifications when a profile is created or edited.
For more details:...Read more