SuiteCRM for Developers
SuiteCRM for Developers
Getting started with developing for SuiteCRM
About the Book
Owing to the fact that is open source, mature and highly customisable SuiteCRM is a perfect system for tailoring to your processes.
However maturity and customisability can lead to complexity. It can be tough to know where, when and how to make changes and customisations.
Enter SuiteCRM for Developers. SuiteCRM for developers is a guide to developing with SuiteCRM. It covers creating customisations, packages and third party integrations.
- What is SuiteCRM
- This book
- Reading this book
- Setting up SuiteCRM
- Initial Tweaks
- 2. SuiteCRM Directory Structure
3. Working with Beans
- Searching for beans
- Accessing fields
- Related beans
- What are Vardefs
- Defining Vardefs
- Different metadata
- Customising controllers
8. Entry Points
- Creating an entry point
9. Language Strings
- Module Strings
- Application Strings
- Application List Strings
- Why and when to customise
- The config files
- Using config options
- Logging messages
- Logging output
- Log levels
12. Logic Hooks
- Application Hooks
- User Hooks
- Module Hooks
- Job Queue Hooks
13. Scheduled Tasks
- Job Queue
14. Extension Framework
- Standard Extensions
- Custom Extensions
15. Module Installer
- Using the API
- Adding custom API methods
17. Best Practices
- Development instances
- Version control
- Be upgrade safe
- Use appropriate log levels
- Long running logic hooks
- Minimise SQL
- SQL Use
- Entry check
- Redirect after post
18. Performance Tweaks
- Config Changes
19. Further Resources
- SuiteCRM Website
- External SuiteCRM Resources
- SugarCRM Resources
- Technical Links
- Other Links
20. Appendix A - Code Examples
- Module Installer
21. Appendix B - API Methods
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