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OpenXava is an AJAX Java Framework for Rapid Development of Enterprise Web Applications. In OpenXava you only have to write the domain classes in plain Java to get a web application ready for production. OpenXava 5.3 has charts automatically generated form list data, sortable lists with drag & drop, upgrade to JPA 2.1 and Bean Validation 1.1, and many more things. We invite you to download it and upgrade your OpenXava applications. Look at the migration instructions. Charts In the list mode of all your OpenXava modules now you have a new action, Charts: When you click on this action a dialog like this is shown: It allows you to generate several type of charts from the data of your list. Try it yourself. Sortable lists with drag & drop Now you can have a collection that your user can order using drag & drop and keeps the order of the elements in the database. You only have... (more)

SAP Business One on a Mac

So you want to run SAP Business One on a Mac? There are several ways you can do this, but first, it makes sense to think about the user experience you're going for. Do you want it to run in a separate window? Do you want users to have to manually start a separate set of proceses to get it to function? Do you only want to publish it to a few desktops, or do you want it to be portable? Orchestra decided that to have a truely exceptional user experience running SAP Business One on anything but a Windows PC, you have to consider the following: A seamless experience that allows users to launch from a desktop icon, view the application in full color and in high quality, and allow them to resize and reshape the application without having to worry about a separate window. The application has to appear to be running locally in nearly every sense. No complex connection or ... (more)

OpenXava 4.2: Web Applications for iPad with Java or Groovy

OpenXava is a tool for Rapid Java Web Development, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. Since v4.2 OpenXava also produces iPad Web applications that behaves and looks like iPad native applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interface is generated automatically in runtime, without code generation. When the user access to an OpenXava application from an iPad a special suited user interface is generated, including the visual style of all UI element, layout and even native effects like slide and flip. See the demos, or learn more in openxava.org. ... (more)

OpenXava 4.2: Aplicaciones Web para iPad con Java o Groovy

OpenXava es una herramienta para el Desarrollo Rápido de aplicaciones Web, apropiada para aplicaciones de gestión y orientadas a bases de datos. A partir de v4.2 OpenXava también produce aplicaciones web para iPad que tienen la apariencia y comportamiento de las aplicaciones nativas de iPad. OpenXava permite desarrollar aplicaciones simplemente escribiendo clases del dominio con Java o Groovy. La interfaz de usuario se genera automáticamente en tiempo de ejecución, sin generación de código. Cuando el usuario accede a una aplicación OpenXava desde un iPad se genera una interfaz gráfica especialmente adaptada, incluyendo el estilo visual de todos los elemento gráficos, la disposición e incluso efectos nativos como el desplazamiento (slide) y la rotación (flip). Mira las demos, o aprende más en openxava.org. ... (more)

This Is Not Just ERP, This Is Two-Tier ERP

The rise of Big Data and the monolithic systems that are now being built on increasingly cloud-based data models is a reality we cannot ignore. This reality has popularized discussions relating to the core component mechanics of many firms' IT stacks. Key among these technologies is ERP, or Enterprise Resource Planning to afford it its full moniker. The term can be taken to be a relatively broad expression as it encompasses software applications that oversee the management of suppliers, customer service, order tracking and all manner of demand and supply-related indicators... ... or to put it more simply, ERP systems look after companies' "systems of record" data. "Indicators" being the operative word, as key performance indicators (KPIs) are used by organizations to appraise and evaluate the accomplishment and success of a particular business activity in which it ... (more)

OpenXava 4.8 Released: Rapid Java Web Development

OpenXava is an AJAX Java Framework for Rapid Development of Enterprise Web Applications. In OpenXava you only have to write the domain classes in plain Java to get a web application ready for production. OpenXava 4.8 has many new interesting features such as: Nested actions in a drop-down menu in the button bar, by means of subcontrollers. Many new improvements in 'My reports'. Improvements in list mode. See changelog for the complete list of new features and fixes. We recommend you to download it and upgrade your OpenXava applications. Look at the migration instructions. Nested actions with subcontrollers With a subcontroller you can grouping several actions and show them in a drop-down button. In your controllers.xml you can write: ... ... (more)

OpenXava 5.1 released: Rapid Development for Java

OpenXava is an Java Framework for Rapid Development of Enterprise Web Applications. In OpenXava you only have to write the domain classes in plain Java to get a web application ready for production. This 5.1 release has improved the inline editable collections a lot, in fact now you can do in an element collection most of the things possible in a regular detail view, and with a 10x improvement in performance. OpenXava 5.1 also includes a new editor that allows attach several files to an entity, support for Java 8, and many many more things. We invite you to download it and upgrade your OpenXava applications. Look at the migration instructions. Editable collections (@ElementCollection) improvements These are the improvements in element collections: Improving AJAX behavior with x10 improvement in responsiveness. Reference data fetching optimized. Search references with a... (more)

Announcing B2Cloud to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York [#Cloud]

SYS-CON Events announced today that B2Cloud, a provider of enterprise resource planning software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. B2Cloud develops the software you need. They have the ideal tools to help you work with your clients. B2Cloud's main solutions include AGIS - ERP, CLOHC, AGIS - Invoice, and IZUM. For more information, visit http://b2cloud.us/. You may not have to look at the product and not in your own head, the solution of the problem. The solution of the problem can be found in the recipient's head. Media interface is understood for over a decade, not only as a media agency. B2Cloud sees themselves primarily as a customer-oriented service. Speech and listening, professional and respectful relationship with our customers, communicate at eye le... (more)

Call for Entries: Best Mobile App for SAP Business One

There's nothing like an Apple product to generate buzz.  Our post last week about the iPhone App for SAP Business One has generated a lot of discussion and interest, so let's take it a step further. What is the BEST mobile application for SAP Business One?   Let's here from some people that use Windows Moble, Blackberry, and iPhone.  The first entry is in, with the MATG App from last week's post.  We hear there is others, so let's have em. Leave a comment below and we'll do a full write on the app. ... (more)

SAP Business One on a Mac

I received a request to start a discussion about running SAP Business One on a Mac. Quite serendipitous, given that I use Business One every day on my Mac G5 with a 27" Cinema Display. It's okay to be jealous, I'm used to it. Needless to say, it is awesome. Orchestra even customizes the SAP B1 icon to be a Mac icon for B1. It bounces in the dock when launched and everything. How pretty. Click Read More to read the rest of the post... ... (more)

SAP Business One Journal Launched on Ulitzer

SAP Business One Journal SAP Business One Journal launched today on Ulitzer by Brad Windecker, founder and CEO of Orchestra LLC. Brad is the CEO and co-founder of Orchestra LLC, an IT firm dedicated to small and mid-size companies. THe company helps businesses solve problems through the use of innovative technology, such as leading business management software and open source website development, as well as through process redesign. The SAP Business One topic at Ulitzer is a place for articles, stories, and more related to SAP Business One. ... (more)