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Introducing GoodForms!

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We’re thrilled to announce a new product in the Grokability family! Introducing GoodForms, a better way to verify email addresses. GoodForms isn’t just syntax validation, it’s powerful armor against polluted mail server IP spaces that comes from fake/spammy or typo’d email address signups. In it’s most simple form, it’s a drop-in line of javascript, but if you...

Snipe-IT v6 Roadmap

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Howdy everyone – I hope everyone has been keeping safe during these trying times. I just wanted to give you all a kind of rough roadmap for what the next few months hold for us, the features we’re hoping to get into v6 of Snipe-IT, and what that timeline looks like. Please make sure you’re upgraded to PHP 7.4 or higher before Snipe-IT v6 launches. Timeline We’re...

Laravel Validation Options – Model, Form Request or Livewire?

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Validation is one of those tiresome things that is archaic and should have been solved for good already, but because there are so many use-cases and scenarios – and therefore options – it can be tough to figure out which is the right solution to the problem at hand. As often happens in Laravel, we have a multitude of possible ways to handle validation. The most straightforward way is...

Stumbling blocks or Stepping Stones

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Stumbling blocks or stepping stones. It’s all in how you work with what you’ve got. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Transitioning from my previous life in academia and the non-profit sector to the SaaS industry could certainly have involved plenty of chances to stumble… I was the first hire after all; no onboarding, no employee manual, I just dove right in. I didn’t want to disappoint...

Feel the Churn (But Preferably Not)

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As a SAAS business, new customer acquisitions are obviously very important for the organization’s growth – but reducing churn is just as critical. While we don’t do any marketing (at all), our growth is generally consistent and predictable, with around 20-35 new Snipe-IT signups a week, predominantly hosted accounts, but certainly some support customers as well. We also usually...

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