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SugarCRM® For Dummies® by Karen S. Fredricks

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Chapter 18. Ten Ways to Make Your Life Even Sweeter

In This Chapter

  • Personalizing Sugar

  • Synching Sugar to your Blackberry

  • Capturing contact data

  • Synching Sugar to other software

  • Organizing your documents

  • Adding reminders

It's only natural that Sugar, an Open Source product, has captured the imagination of developer types who love to program. Literally hundreds of add-on products work with Sugar. The products range from little things like changing the screen colors to robust solutions for your HR department. In this chapter, I highlight my favorites.

You can go to two areas to find the products listed in this chapter — as well as investigate hundreds of other products on your own:

  • SugarExchange (www.sugarexchange.com): Only those developers who are "certified" by Sugar can post products to this site; developers pay to list their products here.

  • SugarForge (www.sugarforge.org): A Web site where anyone can post embellishments to Sugar.

Warning

There is a bit of "good and bad" news that goes along with SugarForge. The good news is that many of the products listed here are either free or very inexpensive. The bad news is that sometimes you get what you pay for — and you might find that some of these products are "handyman specials" that require a bit of tweaking. Many of the products mentioned here come with free trial versions — you might want to try these products before you buy.

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