• Announcing the Sugar Q3 2021 Release Preview & Developer Webinars

    The Sugar Q3 2021 release is right around the corner and we wanted to make sure you knew about the two resources below to help you prepare. Now is the time to evaluate your integrations and add-ons with the upcoming Q3 2021 SugarCloud release. Sugar ...
    • 3 Jun 2021
  • In case you missed it - Sugar 11.0 (Q2 2021) Customization Guide

    On April 6th, SugarCRM released Sugar 11.0 which is our annual on-premise release as well as our Q2 2021 SugarCloud release. This includes upgrades to Sugar Sell, Sugar Serve, Sugar Enterprise & Professional. For Sugar Developers working on the n...
    • 29 Apr 2021
  • Share the SugarClub Love

    Hello DevClub, I'd like to start by thanking you for being here and creating such an awesome place to learn and share ideas with other Sugar developers. We truly appreciate your participation. Did you know that you are the most active group ...
    • 31 Mar 2021
  • End of Support for Sugar 9.x Instances – April 30, 2021

    As previously communicated, per SugarCRM policies, we are announcing the end of support and security maintenance for all Sugar Professional and Enterprise instances on version 9.x. Support of version 9.x instances will come to end on April 30, 2021.

    Any users currently on Sugar version 9.x should upgrade to a supported version as soon as possible to continue to receive support and security maintenance of your Sugar deployment…

    • 22 Mar 2021
  • Join us for the Sugar Q2 2021 Release Developer Webinar!

    Hello Sugar Developers! We want to make sure your customizations and integrations are ready for the Sugar Q2 2021 (11.0) release. So we're hosting a webinar just for you! In addition to details about the latest release, we will also be looking at...
    • 3 Mar 2021
  • New CSP Admin Module

    In a previous article, we began talking about upcoming changes to Sugar's enforcement of a Content Security Policy. Well... it's here! In Sugar 11.0, we have introduced the Content Security Policy Admin module. This module will allow administ...
    • 23 Feb 2021
  • Delete older Emails from a Sugar Instance

    Deleting older emails is a common approach to reduce a Sugar instance storage footprint.In this post, I want to cover the following options available to delete emails prior to a given date.1 - Mass Update 2 - REST Endpoints 3 - Direct ...
    • 9 Feb 2021
  • Getting access to the job_queue

    One of the things I can't believe we still don't have 'Out of the box' access to in Sugar is the job_queue table.  The job_queue table is where sugar stores the queue of scheduled and submitted jobs that the cron job will run.&nb...
    • 1 Feb 2021
  • Formatting SQL Queries from the SugarCRM.log file

    Ever since prepared queries appeared in Sugar it has made debugging queries a lot more challenging.  When you set your log level to INFO and collect the suspect queries you are presented with queries that look like thisSELECT meetings.id, meetin...
    • 25 Jan 2021
  • The State of JS and CSS

    Each year, I receive a survey about my JavaScript and CSS habits, preferences, and knowledge. That data is then compiled into 2 reports: The State of JavaScript and The State of CSS. I don't think enough people are aware of these reports. So, I w...
    • 13 Jan 2021
  • You down with CSP?

    A change is comin... Not just yet but tentatively for 11.0 (around April 2021), we plan to add a new admin module to manage and enforce CSP. We want to ensure that you are ready for the change and understand what a CSP is. A Content Securit...
    • 5 Jan 2021
  • Join us for the Sugar Q1 2021 Release Developer Webinar!

    Hello Sugar Developers! We want to make sure your customizations and integrations are ready for the Sugar Q1 2021 (10.3) release. So we're hosting a webinar just for you! In addition to details about the latest release, we will also be looking at...
    • 4 Dec 2020
  • Nearly everything you need to know about the Q1 2021 Release

    Hello Sugar Developers! We have another release for you with new features and fixes! We are calling this one Sugar Q1 2021 (or Sugar 10.3.0). This release is for cloud customers only. Here are some of the new features and fixes for this release.&nbsp...
    • 3 Dec 2020
  • Upsert as explained by "Upsert"

    Let’s talk about Upsert - not to be confused with our company of the same name. Upsert API endpoints are an incredible time saver. Have your integrations become cumbersome? Much like that 90’s band Seven Mary Three, we want to avoid this ...
    • 9 Nov 2020
  • Sprint Week 2020 Recap!

    Last week (9.28.2020 - 10.2.2020) members of the Product and Engineering teams set aside time to participate in SugarCRM's annual internal hack-a-thon called "Sprint Week". This year was a bit different than past Sprint Weeks in that we were ALL remo...
    • 7 Oct 2020
  • API Authentication Primer

    Even though nearly all modern API authentication specifications can be categorized into a few different types, every single one of them has nuances. Even authentication standards, like OAuth 2.0, have different grant types and have components of each...
    • 30 Sep 2020
  • Sugar Dev Tools Github Repository Changes

    In the next couple of weeks, we will be moving a few of our private Git repositories out of the SugarCRM Github organization to a new SugarCRM Developers Github organization. Nothing will change with the files or the directory structure, etc. All tha...
    • 23 Sep 2020
  • Introducing populate_list in Flex Relate (parent) fields

    Here's a guest blog post from experienced Sugar Developer and active DevClub member André Lopes.

    Hi there,

    The Flex Relate field type (aka parent field) is pretty useful as everybody knows, but it has an important limitation: It doesn't support the out of the box the populate_list vardefs attribute. Even on version 10.0.1 that feature is missing as per some comments in methods format and setValue inside its JS controller…

    • 11 Sep 2020
  • Join us for the Sugar Q4 2020 Release Developer Webinar!

    Hello Sugar Developers!

    We want to make sure your customizations and integrations are ready for the Sugar Q4 2020 release. So we're hosting a webinar just for you! In addition to details about the latest release, we will also be looking at topics that have been requested frequently since our last webinar.

    What we will be covering:


    Some of the big changes that are likely to impact you include the following:

    • SugarBPM…
    • 2 Sep 2020
  • Nearly everything you need to know about the Q4 2020 Release

    Hello Sugar Developers!

    We have another release for you with new features and fixes! We are calling this one Sugar Q4 2020 (or Sugar 10.2.0). This release is for cloud customers only.

    Here are some of the new features and fixes for this release. This is not an exhaustive list of everything we did for Sugar 10.2 - just the items that we thought would be important for a developer to take note of. 

    • Studio and Module Builder…
    • 19 Aug 2020
  • Join us for the Sugar Developer Q3 2020 Update!

    Hello Sugar Developers!We want to make sure your customizations and integrations are ready for the Sugar Q3 2020 release. So we're hosting a webinar just for you! In addition to details about the latest release, we will also be lookin...
    • 19 Jun 2020
  • Adding Custom Color Variables to the Sugar Theme

    In Sugar Q1 2020 (10.0), we made some significant updates to our color palette. Seven LessJS variables have been removed. This has caused a small number of cases where there are issues with custom themes that relied on these variables. But, don'...
    • 8 Jun 2020
  • Nearly everything you need to know about the Q2 2020 Release

    Hello Sugar Developers!We have another release ready for you with new features and fixes! We are calling this one Sugar Q2 2020 (or Sugar 10.0.0). This release is for both cloud and on-premise customers. In March, we conducted a webinar highlig...
    • 7 Apr 2020
  • Don't miss the Sugar Q2 2020 Developer Webinars!

    Hello Sugar Developers!It's that time again - a new Release of Sugar is upon us. To ensure that you are ready for the Sugar Q2 2020 release, we're hosting another set of webinars just for you!What we will be coveringSome of the big changes t...
    • 5 Mar 2020
  • Visually mark your Dev, QA and Production servers

    We have 4 different sets of servers on one of my SugarCRM Enterprise installs.  We also have 4 people who do development, QA or Admin work so it is vitally important that everyone is aware of what server they are on.  We all move among the...
    • 23 Feb 2020