How to: design a database that your developers will love?

A good database design is the essential foundation for every application. But still, from time to time we have to (re)build an application on an existing database and we feel the need to scream. So here are some tips and tricks to design a database that your developers will love. [More]

HowTo: Set up File Upload in the Essence Portal

In many cases it might come in handy to add a file attachment. For example, you have a Support Question and the user should be able to upload a screenshot. Or you have a Sales Contract and the user should be able to upload a PDF of the signed contract. In such cases you can enable the option to upload files. [More]

Added Filtering in Database Editor

The Database Editor shows all the objects in a database: Tables, Views, Functions, Procedures and Triggers. This can become quite a long list so we have added Filtering Options. [More]

HowTo: Check what happens in the background

When you are working on a complex cases, it might be useful to see what is happening in the background. Here's how you can do that. [More]