I’ve never met a developer who enjoys writing documentation. I’m not entirely sure they exist. It’s not that we don’t think it’s important: most of us would begrudgingly agree that having well written documentation of what our system does would be incredible to have. And I think most of us have (or will, at some
Docker has become a huge buzzword in the software development industry over the past few years. People are flocking to this new(ish) technology, it’s a keyword that pops up on a ton of resumes, and for good reason! It’s a really cool piece of technology, and it has a ton of great applications for managing
Originally Published 2016-04-26 Someone once said: It was real. it was fun. It was real fun. Last night the company I had been working for and I parted ways. It has definitely been a rocky road. There were many times I was overwhelmed, frustrated, and upset. A lot of times I wanted to just give
Originally Posted 2016-03-05 Where were we…. Alright, we added a Customer! So long as that went well, we’ll get a response from the call to add or update. The response carries a SOAP response full of information. So long as it went well, you can get the internalId of the object you created or updated.
Originally Published 2016-01-13 Alright, so we got the data we need out of NetSuite to create an order form. Those pieces of data are Items, Price Levels, and Billing Schedules. Throw a couple radio buttons down, ask for a Credit Card number, and we’re done! Well, so we thought. First, you’ll notice some interesting behavior when
Originally Published 2015-12-28 So, I’m taking our current checkout system and building it out in NetSuite. We are currently using InfusionSoft, which has a pretty decent checkout system built in. It has some issues that I don’t like, however. Foremost, it requires you to use a page on their server to do a checkout, so
Originally Published 2015-12-22 Alright so you went with NetSuite! Or, more likely, someone decided you were going to implement NetSuite. Either way, it’s cool. Let’s talk about it. We’ll learn some things. I’m assuming you’re just getting started, like I was. First thing to note: NetSuite is NOT a payment processor. Not directly, anyway. If you
Originally Published 2015-12-16 When I first started at my company about 18 months ago, I was first tasked with finding a replacement for InfusionSoft. For those that have never heard of it, InfusionSoft is a financial CRM for small to medium sized businesses. It handles things like lead generation, affiliate programs, checkout systems, email marketing,