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  • Building RESTful Web Applications — Building a Website in MultiValue

    This article about using widely available tools to build your website and using MultiValue to provide the data and the business logic presents a complete step-by-step example of using REST web services. OpenQM supplies the MultiValue data. All other tools are OpenSource.


  • Extending Your MultiValue ERP with Web Services: Thinking Outside the Box

    Most companies have ERP needs that are unique to their particular business. When a "standard" ERP package does not fit well with accepted industry practices or company business processes, you seem to have two choices — customize and enhance the software or change the way that you do business to match the package. The first can be difficult, time-consuming, and expensive. The second can force you into doing things in a way that actually complicates your workflow and raises expenses. It may even hurt your competitive advantages. Find out how this company stepped "outside the box" and solved one of their ERP needs with inexpensive equipment, internal developers, and open source software.


  • OAUTH 2 Login with MultiValue BASIC Overview

    Consuming web services like Avalara Saletax within your MultiValue applications is easy, but many web services are starting to require OAUTH 2 login authentication. OAUTH 2 adds additional complexity, but implementation is much simpler than it seems when you read the documentation. This article will cover what is required to create an OAUTH 2 login process within your MultiValue applications.


  • Rolling Your Own MultiValue Web Connector - Part 1

    In case you have been asleep the last few years, let us fill you in on some important news. The Web has taken over. In order to meet your customers' demands and stay competitive, the data in your MultiValuebased applications must be accessible by Web technologies. While there are a number of fine products in the MultiValue world to allow you to do this, if you are willing to get your hands dirty with a little bit of programming, you can accomplish a lot of this with tools readily available to you as open source.


  • Rolling Your Own MultiValue Web Connector - Part 2

    Users demand access to their data from a variety of devices, many of which are web-enabled. Continuing from the last issue, part two of this series completes the picture in a simple, low-cost, effective way of providing access to your MultiValue data from web applications.


  • Rolling Your Own Multivalue Web Connector: Part 3

    This series has shown how easy it is to connect just about any MultiValue system to the web using a little bit of Basic, a little bit of PHP, and a single environment variable. Now that the basics have been covered, this final article in this series will tie up a few loose ends.


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