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DIY Apache OfBiz Challenge: Create an E-Commerce Store in Under 15 minutes

Ready? Up for a DIY Apache OFBiz challenge? Today’s HotWax DIY project will empower you to set up an e-commerce store (simple out-of-the-box, single product and category) in 15 minutes or less, using OFBiz Setup Wizard. After reading this post, time yourself while setting up your store. Then be sure to  use the blog comment… Read More
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DIY: Apache OFBiz 13.07 Kickstart on AWS

  Ready? Today’s HotWax DIY project will walk (or run) you through how to kickstart your own Apache OFBiz 13.07 instance on AWS. Set. Intensive training is not necessary. To get started, an AWS account and interest in running or experimenting with your own Apache OFBiz 13.07 instance will set you off and running. Go!… Read More
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Apache OFBiz Community Fixes Included in FreeMarker Release

This summer we published a post about the popular Open Source template engine FreeMarker, one of the main building blocks of the Apache OFBiz framework. We announced that the FreeMarker community would soon release a new version containing important fixes for bugs. The fixes were discovered by the OFBiz community, including members of the HotWax Media… Read More
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HotWax Media to Launch Innovative Custom Moqui App

  Apple co-founder Steve Jobs said that “innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower”. At HotWax Media, we are committed to innovation leadership. We utilize innovations–both internal and external– to improve our efficiency and to better serve our customers, and we often test emerging technologies well ahead of the industry curve. HiveMind Road Test… Read More
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Apache OFBiz Bug Crush a Smashing Success

Apache OFBiz Bug Crush a Smashing Success

Bugs, beware! Saturday’s Apache OFBiz Bug Crush was a smashing success. In the third Apache OFBiz Bug Crush event in as many months, Team HotWax members on three continents  joined forces on Saturday, October 18th, to exterminate Apache OFBiz bugs large and small. (Ever averse to cyber bug-splatter, I watched from a safe distance.) Our team… Read More
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Teresa in Techno-land: the New Girl Wonders What to Wear to a Bug Crush Event

Just two weeks into my new gig at HotWax Media I received an invitation to an Apache OFBiz Bug Crush Event. More than two dozen of the world’s top Apache OFBiz programmers and developers would simultaneously “crush bugs” on three continents. I was delighted to be invited to hang out with the cool kids, but not… Read More
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Apache OFBiz – Rapid Application Development

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… Read More
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Apache OFBiz Performance Benchmarking

  Recently, we have discussed Load Testing Apache OFBiz with Apache JMeter and Technical Design for Apache OFBiz load testing with Apache JMeter. In this blog post we will look into some of the aspects of performance benchmarking for Apache OFBiz based enterprise software solutions. Performance benchmarking has grown into an important step in software… Read More
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Order Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests Implementation

In our last blog post covering some of the most important use cases for an e-commerce system, we shared details about some use cases that are fundamental to any ecommerce solution. This article continues that conversation, focusing on Apache OFBiz Order Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests implementation. The scope of Order Management includes key ecommerce… Read More
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Warehouse Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests Implementation

In our last blog post on Order Manager Use Cases in an E-commerce solution, we covered some of the basic roles and responsibilities of a Order Manager in an ecommerce system. This article continues the discussion, focusing on Apache OFBiz Warehouse Manager Use Cases and JMeter Tests implementation. A Warehouse Manager is involved in many… Read More
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