How to move columns to another table and create related details

No matter how thoughtfully you plan your database structure, there is a chance that you may keep reconsidering it later. Your business process may evolve slightly, and your vision of the structure may evolve as well. For example, some fields in your database were initially planned to be filled with the data that is not…

PowerShell as an interactive API playground

From time to time we encountered situations where we needed to test some API calls and though that interactive playground application would be a nice addition to our API tools. And recently we’ve found a perfect replacement – Windows PowerShell. PowerShell 2.0 has added New-WebServiceProxy cmdlet to a set of tools, and that’s all you…

Multi-reference handling in match conditions

Today we have extended TeamDesk‘s match conditions with Contains operator to allow multi-reference columns handling. The operator accepts multi-reference column on one side and a single value on another and evaluates to true if single value is one of the values selected in a multi-reference column. This extension allows quite interesting extension to a typical…

API Usage and public attachments

Some of you use TeamDesk as a back-end data management solution while extracting the content via SOAP API from the database to present on an front-end site, such as online shop. By the way, it’s a way TeamDesk promo site works; the list of applications and their categories is managed via TeamDesk application, and the…

New form layout: migration plan

In this post we’ll try to outline the steps you’ll need to do to migrate to a new form layout from your existing applications. It’s not only the change in a way the form appears on the screen. TeamDesk has developed over the years and many times new features supersede old ones. With new layout…

Calculating Job Duration

We’ve got a challenging request from Jane McCarty of webappsatwork to calculate job duration in TeamDesk. In the application we created we had to comply with the rules of competition; now we’ve decided to share the results with all of our users and created a simplified version of this app for our application library. The…

More on Customization

Here is a brief demo of how to customize a predesigned application step-by-step and completely tailor it to any business on the example of invoicing application. We’ll be glad if it facilitates your day-to-day work.

Jump start has never been easier

More and more business people come to conclusion that for a qualitative leap forward they need to shift from old fashioned way of data handling in Excel to advanced web based application use. But in the vast majority of cases beginners are stuck with the complicated structures, how to begin, etc and all that just…

Replace Spreadsheet

Searching for ways to make starting working with TeamDesk more simple, and looking for the best manner to do that to make everything clear from the first sight, we’ve decided to give an illustrative example of the most frequent and basic operation: data transfer from Excel into TeamDesk. To eliminate any confusing moments we’ve made…