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02 August, 2017
By jwelp
Filed under CiviCon

...are growing!

At CiviCon Cologne in June we had this mysterious wooden cubes as little give-aways. Every participant took one home and now we want to see the plants!

Please comment this post and publish a photo of your magic cube.

At CiviCon UK in October we will nominate the greenest fingers…

We are curious about it!

SYSTOPIA

01 August, 2017
By guyiac
Filed under CiviCamp, CiviCon

CiviCamp Is coming to Hartford! This inaugural event is taking place on Monday, October 2nd at the beautiful and iconic Connecticut Science Center on the Connecticut River in Hartford, CT. 

Presented by Greenleaf Advancement, Kilakwa AssociatesEveryday Democracy, and Tadpole Collective, this low-cost, one day event will be targeted to existing CiviCRM users as well as nonprofit professionals interested in exploring Civi....

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01 August, 2017
Filed under CiviCon

Ends Friday 4th August

BOOK NOW HERE

We have worked hard to lower costs to make this one-day event accessible for everyone - tickets are £75 but if you book by 4th August you will only pay £50!

CiviCON UK - Friday 6th October - NW1 London

We will be announcing topics throughout the run-up - and are excited to share the first confirmed sessions:

  • Introduction to CiviCRM
  • CiviCRM events - how to create and manage your events and conferences with online...
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01 August, 2017

I'm please to announce the release of a new Smart Debit extension for CiviCRM 4.7.

The new extension is based on the vedaconsulting (https://vedaconsulting.co.uk) extensions for previous releases of CiviCRM but is rewritten and includes a number of new features and enhancements.  Development and Testing has been funded by Circle Interactive (https://circle-interactive.co.uk) and implemented by MJW Consulting (https://www.mjwconsult.co.uk).

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21 July, 2017

CiviCooP and Systopia and Palasthotel have been working together on CiviProxy and CiviProxy. This blog is a round up of what we have achieved in the last couple of days. The first thing we have achieved is that we had fun and a very good work atmosphere. We made long days and made lots of progress.

What are CiviProxy and CiviMcRestFace?

CiviProxy is a script to act as an application firewall for CiviCRM. It could be used to put your civicrm in secure network. CiviProxy is the gatekeeper to which external systems, such as your website, connect...

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18 July, 2017
Filed under Community, Security, Sprints

This morning Jaap and I (both from CiviCooP) took a train to Bonn and walked from the HauptBahnhof to the Systopia offices. Quite a nice sunny morning, met Beethoven on our way!

We are joining some dudes from Systopia and Palasthotel to work on CiviMcRestFace (a first attempt at a CMS agnostic connector to CiviCRM) and CiviProxy (policeman between CiviCRM and the rest of the world - check https://github.com/systopia/...

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17 July, 2017
Filed under CiviCon
Book your early bird ticket now!

This year our main event will focus on sessions for users, implementers and advanced users, with developer training taking place during the Sprint.

We will be dedicating the conference to charities, organisations, members groups and anyone who is interested in learning about using the third sector’s leading CRM and getting the very best out of their Civi. Plus we have worked hard to lower costs to make this one-day event accessible...

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17 July, 2017
Filed under Tools, Drupal

If you are a Drupal developer coming new to CiviCRM, it can be a bit of a "culture shock" to realize that CiviCRM is not your typical Drupal module.

CiviCRM has a separate and independent evolution and ecosystem, and its standard practices and APIs reflect that. From installation of the module itself, to creating customizations and modifications of its standard behavior, you are entering into a different "world" when you implement and develop client solutions with CiviCRM.

CiviCRM Entity can...

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13 July, 2017
Filed under v4.7, Release

This release has fixes for some issues reported in the previous 4.7.21 release. We recommend upgrading to this latest version. 

 

Complete list of issues fixed in this release is available from here

 

Bugs fixed: 

Core CiviCRM

  • CRM-20561 Load Net_SMTP, Auth_SASL, Net_Socket via Composer (10622)...

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11 July, 2017
Filed under CiviMail, Tools, Partners, CiviCRM

CRMs are must-have for any organization, large or small. There is some debate over what the “C” in CRM stands for - client, constituent, customer, etc., but at a very base level it manages information about your contacts. Organizations now understand that communication is not always linear, flowing to one central point. To further complicate things, organizations have a splintering of data from a multitude of tools. For example, maybe you are using Evite for event registrations, Salesforce to manage your customer communication, PayPal to collect donations, and Constant Contact...

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