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SilverStripe to develop a business app


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jmariani

Community Member, 6 Posts

10 January 2012 at 7:20pm

Edited: 10/01/2012 7:55pm

Hi.

I want to use SS to develop a business app (a small ERP/CRM). Applications like PeopleSoft, Oracle Financials, SAP, OpenBravo, etc.
As you may know, these apps usually rely on showing data in tables or grids to the user.

I couldn't find an example on hot to render data as DOM does or as the Drupal Views module does. Is there any example around?

Also, I've found the backend interface more suitable to what I need. Can I develop for the backend and use it as a frontend for my users?

Sorry about these questions, but I'm a developer looking for a framework, trying to leave in-house coding nightmare.

Thank you in advance.

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swaiba

Forum Moderator, 1799 Posts

11 January 2012 at 2:55am

Hi jmariani,

Welcome to the Forums!

This might be what you are looking for...
http://www.silverstripe.org/making-a-crm-with-modeladmin-in-silverstripe-230/

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jmariani

Community Member, 6 Posts

11 January 2012 at 4:56am

Hi, Swaiba.

Thank you very much for your advice.
What confuses me the most is:

I see in the example they've developed CMS pages and that's fine. But I don't see any on the front end. So, it is Ok to develop for the CMS?

What about branding the CMS theme?

Thank you in advance!