Install ERPNext using VirtualBox on FreeBSD 11.2

This post is the first in a series on Using ERPNext. Search for “ERPNext” to find other posts in the series and please visit the demo on dalescott.net. I found the simplest “install” for ERPNext on FreeBSD is to use the ERPNext Virtual Image with VirtualBox. VirtualBox is well-supported on FreeBSD, and phpVirtualBox provides a web-based GUI for headless servers. …

ERPNext vs Parts&Vendors Part 1

In the late 90’s, Parts&VendorsTM (PV) was the seminal multi-user application for embedded-electronics design teams to manage the parts and assemblies used in their various projects. It was a Windows desktop application and managed everything to do with an embedded-type product, including parts, vendors, manufacturers, purchasing, supporting documents, and even included rudimentary stock control to support …

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) using ERPNexth

This post is the second in a series on Using ERPNext.┬áSearch for “ERPNext” to find other posts in the series and please visit the demo on dalescott.net. Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is a body of knowledge concerned with managing everything about a product from cradle to grave. PLM encompasses product management, engineering design, product-specific business …