Yearly Archives: 2013

Online Document Viewer from GroupDocs: How It Works for the Healthcare Industry

The technology research firm Gartner states that the demand for SaaS (Software as a Service) products will continue to grow in a recent report (February, 2013). The report highlights that some of the top segments for the SaaS market will be:
  • Office suites,
  • IT operations management and
  • storage management.
Corporates understand the need to stay abreast technology trends and are taking the necessary steps to move towards cloud or web-based document management systems. Following the changing trends almost all industry… Continue Reading
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How to Сreate a Plugin for Sugar On-Demand Using GroupDocs GDrive Plugin Example

SugarCRM is an open-platform web-based customer relationship management system which has an on-demand cloud platform, Sugar On-Demand. In a previous article, we discussed how to create and use a plugin for SugarCRM, now we will discuss Sugar On-Demand’s features. We will use the GroupDocs GDrive plugin as an example.


  • PHP 5.3
  • SugarCRM On-Demand account
  • SugarCRM On-Demand application
  • GroupDocs account

Development of GroupDocs GDrive

Two main features of Sugar On-Demand are:
  1. All functions relating to the file system are
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How to Build a SharePoint Document Viewer Using GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET

When we released GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET, we got lots of questions from SharePoint users about whether it could be used to build a SharePoint document viewer. Finally, the answer is yes: our online document viewer allows integration with SharePoint web applications. Moreover, SharePoint websites using GroupDocs.Viewer for .NET can also be used for cross-domain document viewing. Just follow these simple step-by-step instructions to embed our online document viewer in your SharePoint websites as a Web Part: Requirements
  • Server running
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View and Annotate Documents Online with GroupDocs’ Document Management Apps

The Internet has transformed our lives. We buy things with click of a mouse, be it entertainment, grocery, or accessories. The consumer-web relationship will only grow in the near future. As a result, enterprises and small, as well as start-ups understand the need to engage and collaborate with consumers to get an edge and thrive. So, the need for online document management systems arose. Online document management systems allow you to view and share documents, increase productivity, facilitate collaboration, and… Continue Reading
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SugarCRM Plugin Tutorial Using GroupDocs Viewer API

GroupDocs offers a full set of document management tools for SugarCRM: we’ve developed a bunch of plugins which help you use Viewer, Annotation, Assembly, Comparison and Signature apps in SugarCRM. This article gives some recommendations on how to create your own custom plugin for SugarCRM. We will use the GroupDocs Viewer plugin for SugarCRM as an example. SugarCRM is an open-platform web-based CRM solution which has an on-demand cloud platform. Today we show you how to create an on-site version… Continue Reading
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PDF Annotation Plugin for Contao CMS Is Now Available for Download

Contao users have a reason to smile. Our team is happy to announce the launch of GroupDocs’ Annotation plugin for Contao. Our document annotation app, GroupDocs Annotation, is popular with our users because it lets them annotate most popular file formats. Annotate PDF, word processing documents and images from a web-browser. GroupDocs Annotation lets you mark up documents, share feedback, discuss ideas and expedite the document review cycle. Invite colleagues for document review. Your colleagues can choose from a… Continue Reading
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Introducing Modernizr: a Feature Detection JavaScript Library

Progressive Enhancement

As for a lot of other big companies, at user experience is the most important thing taken into account when developing huge web products. The reasons are quite obvious. It really comes down to the design and user groups a web app targets when choosing cross-browser support and priorities. There is a web development practice called “Progressive Enhancement” which stands behind the idea that all users should have identical experience with websites. Unfortunately, nothing is ever ideal… Continue Reading
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Using HTML5 Boilerplate Template in Your Web Project


A few years ago, HTML 5 still wasn’t very well supported by most popular browsers so web sites were created mostly with XHTML or HTML4. I still have a folder on my machine filled with HTML templates for both XTML and HTML 4. Inside of it there are also templates for newsletters, micro-sites, responsive templates and whatnot. All of them were built by taking code from 2 or 3 different templates and look like Frankenstein’s code monster. Which is… Continue Reading
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Annotate PDF and Other Documents on CMSMS Web-Pages with GroupDocs’ Annotation Plugin

Our team is glad to announce the launch of GroupDocs’ Annotation plugin for CMSMS users. Download and install the plugin to your CMSMS website to share and annotate files online. GroupDocs supports all widely used file formats so you can annotate PDF, word-processing documents and even images. GroupDocs Annotation is a web-based app which lets you add comments and notes to documents and images from a web-browser. Teams collaborate faster, share views, resolve conflict and expedite the workflow. Choose… Continue Reading
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Using Bootstrap With LESS CSS – Tutorial

As I mentioned in my article on how to optimize Bootstrap this post will explain the basic syntax and features that the LESS language has to offer which you’ll need to extend, edit or minify Bootstrap. Hopefully this tutorial will help you understand the basics of using Bootstrap with LESS. 

What Is LESS?

LESS is a dynamic stylesheet language which gives you more options and freedom when writing CSS. It helps you keep styles better organized, cascade styles more naturally… Continue Reading
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