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OFBiz Scheduling: Planned and On-demand Services

Arun Patidar Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News Leave a Comment

  Scheduling jobs is an integral function of complex business applications. Some processes– such as report data generation, data cleanup, data backup, and many more–need to be scheduled at certain time intervals. OFBiz provides strong support for scheduling these types of jobs. Today we’ll take a look at two important job-scheduling categories; Planned Job Scheduling and On-demand Job Scheduling. Below are some …

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With Free Software You Have Freedom: Why Open Source Matters

Pranay Pandey Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News, HotWax Commerce Leave a Comment

  In a recent post, HotWax Systems CEO Mike Bates explained how your IT future may depend on bridging  the conceptual divide between proprietary enterprise software and open source enterprise software. Bridging that divide begins with a commitment to sharing and collaboration. From childhood, we are taught about the important roles that both sharing and collaboration fulfill in our society. We’ve …

HotWax Systems

HotWax Media Is Now HotWax Systems

Patrick Gibbons Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News, Enterprise eCommerce Blog, Enterprise ERP, HotWax Commerce, HotWax Commerce On-Demand, OFBiz, OFBiz Development, Recent News Leave a Comment

With 2015 off to a great start, we are excited to make three major announcements. 1. HotWax Systems: new name reflects focus, direction of company HotWax Media is now HotWax Systems. This change reflects the focus and direction of our business: designing, implementing and supporting enterprise-grade, open source software solutions that drive innovation and empower ownership. What started in 1997 …

OFBiz Bug Crush Activates Ant-like Superpowers

Teresa Zundel Apache OFBiz Blog, Apache OFBiz Development, Company News, Enterprise ERP, OFBiz, OFBiz Development Leave a Comment

Saturday’s OFBiz bug crush community service event revealed 4 superpowers shared by Team HotWax and…ants! Superpower # 1: Ants communicate with each other, divide labor and work together to solve complex problems. More than 30 members of Team HotWax joined forces recently to attack and defeat issues within Apache OFBiz.  On Saturday, November 15, our team donated hundreds of  hours …

OFBiz Community Service Bug Crush the HotWax Way!

Teresa Zundel Apache OFBiz Blog, Apache OFBiz Development, Company News, OFBiz Development, OFBiz eCommerce Leave a Comment

  OFBiz Community Service Continues at 11-15 Bug Crush In support of the Apache OFBiz community, dozens of members of Team HotWax will  soon join forces for our fourth marathon bug crush event in as many months. Typically, a bug crush event involves our team working both with and as a part of the broader OFBiz community to fix issues reported …

Apache OFBiz – Rapid Application Development

Pranay Pandey Apache OFBiz Blog, Apache OFBiz Development, Company News, OFBiz, OFBiz Development, Recent News Leave a Comment

During our last round of recruitment, we searched numerous local engineering colleges and IT finishing schools. As it was our first time recruiting in this manner, it was very hands on. The first and most important round of our selection process is an aptitude and technical test. We administered it at all of the locations where we were recruiting. As …

HotWax U: OFBiz Best Practices

Mike Bates Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News 1 Comment

Sharing a note today to acknowledge and celebrate the efforts of our HotWax University program. Today we begin the 100th session of HotWax U: OFBiz Best Practices developer training, and we could not be more pleased with the results and the learning we are seeing. HotWax University is our internal OFBiz developer training program here at HotWax Media. The training …

Scarpa Refreshes Mobile Commerce

Mike Bates Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News, Enterprise eCommerce Blog, OFBiz, OFBiz eCommerce Leave a Comment

Mobile commerce is critical in direct-to-consumer online sales. Founded in 1938, Scarpa has been manufacturing and distributing some of the world’s most well-known and well-respected outdoor retail equipment for decades. Loved by outdoor enthusiasts from the Dolomites to the Sierras, this seminal brand came to HotWax Media in 2009 to develop a direct-to-consumer channel for their category-defining climbing, mountaineering, and …

Onsite With Skootz.com

Patrick Gibbons Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News, OFBiz eCommerce 1 Comment

I had the opportunity to visit Skootz.com, one of our newest clients last week and see how their warehouse operates. The purpose was two fold. First, to see exactly how they handle order fulfillment and second, to see our ERP system in action. Skootz.com, sells products officially licensed by the NBA, MLB, NHL and other professional sports leagues and colleges. …

Apache OFBiz Support July-August 2014

Pranay Pandey Apache OFBiz Blog, Company News, Enterprise ERP, OFBiz, OFBiz eCommerce, OFBiz Tutorials, Recent News Leave a Comment

Here are some quick links for Apache OFBiz support and guidance that HotWax Media has provided to the users and developers around the world in the months of July and August 2014. Resources for using Apache Solr Enterprise Search platform in Apache OFBiz: Solr Enterprise Search Meeting OFBiz (Part – 1) Solr Enterprise Search Meeting OFBiz (Part – 2) Quick …