New Custom Development Prototype under way!

Here we go with another great custom web development project – in this case helping the SEO company Elevate Local turn their requirements for a very efficient project management application – to manage their rapidly growing company – into reality! As you can see we have all the necessary ingredients for success – coffee, lots…

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The Claromentis Team

I often ask myself how Claromentis continues to deliver quality intranet solutions and meet deadlines that appeared impossible from the start. It’s only when I’m traveling and “outside the box” do I realize what it really takes to achieve the seemingly unachievable…. Here are the golden rules I see work for us at present: 1….

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Using ANSI Style SQL

As a software vendor supporting MysQL, Oracle and MS SQL, it is often a challenge to get our developers to write consistent SQL calls for our database abstraction layer. How do we make sure that our queries will work for all 3 databases, easy to read, easy to understand and ultimately easy to support. A…

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Take the Tour

For quite a while now, Claromentis has provided a place for visitors to have a play with Claromentis applications through our demo site. This works really well for some products, such as Intranet/Extranet manager, where features are intuitive and straightforward for users to try out. For other products though, not so straightforward. I was therefore…

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MySQL Workbench – cross platform MySQL GUI

As we all know MySQL is the most popular open source SQL database available until today. If you’re like me – not comfortable with command line SQL – then one of the most popular GUI tools is phpMyAdmin. a MySQL adminstration application which is written in PHP….

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News Channel “Cloud” Component

Recently, I was working on a news component to generate a “cloud” of News Channels in our Intranet to allow our users to navigate our news articles with ease. The “first draft” worked nicely – It generated a list of news channels from the system based on a users permissions and put them into a…

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Google Chrome OS

Interesting video demo of highly-anticipated Google Chrome OS. It looks like all of your information will be stored in the ‘cloud’. The boundaries between what is local software and online software has become blurred. I have not yet to see this will be adopted in the corporate world anytime soon. But should we care? It…

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