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More efficient in 2013 with wizard rules

According to studies, professionals spend up to 40 percent of the workday on email management. That leaves little time to get the rest of your work done. Fortunately, you can dramatically reduce the time you spend on email management, without becoming less effective at work, by following some simple rules: send less emails, check only a few times per...

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Communication APIs and Zarafa - Part 1: The History

Many years ago, when Zarafa had just started, the main focus was the traditional groupware functionality. That is, being able to share a few resources within a small business. There were people who could see the calendar and e-mail of others, and that was already more than what could be done by most open source client applications.

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iOS6 meeting 'hijacking' fixed in Open-Source ActiveSync implementation Z-Push

A lot has been said about iOS6 in the past weeks after its release. One of those things is that users have been reporting so called 'meeting hijacking' or unwanted meeting cancellations from users that have upgraded their iPhone or iPad to iOS6. Let's look into the fix....
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Innovating with power users on WebApp tabbing

Earlier I wrote about WebApp. I have spent some words on how easy it is to create and deploy plug-ins and the architecture of WebApp itself. But this time, it's all about the user experience!...
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Two-factor authentication; the easiest way to secure email access

As there are several levels and ways to secure the access to your email, we want to share our thoughts on easy-to-use and secure solutions. We often encounter the challenge of having too many passwords or easy passwords that are used too often....
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A look at the Twitter widget for WebApp

The Twitter widget ("Twidget") is the integration of the Zarafa WebApp and the infamous Twitter service. We have already addressed several technical aspects of developing a WebApp plug-in in last blog posts. This time, we wanted to show an actual example of a plugin....
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WebApp: How to Tell WebApp About Your Plugin

So you had a great idea for a WebApp plugin or widget, and started creating Javascript and possibly even some PHP files. Now you certainly need to make your cool plugin available for use in WebApp. It will not do this by itself; so you need to register your plugin into the WebApp Plugin Framework. In this post, we'll tell you how to do this....
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WebApp: Managing settings

In the previous blog post, we described how plugins can offer the user some settings to configure the plugin's behavior. However, we then focused only on adding new user interface components to the Settings interface. In this blogpost then, we will go deeper into working with settings, and show how they can be used by the plugin....
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WebApp Plug-in Framework Explained: Create new Category in Settings Context

At some point in the development of a plug-in, you'll likely want to allow the user to configure something. In this blog post we will give you an overview of how you can manage such things.

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WebApp Plug-in Framework Explained: Creating a custom dialog

We will explain the WebApp plug-in framework in a series of different blog posts. Last week, we have shown how to find where WebApp can be extended. This week, we will give an example on actually extending functionality by adding a custom-made dialog.

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