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Creating Extensions & Modules in FrontAccounting

Software customization is important for your business, It's allows you to meet unique business requirements, streamline processes and integrate with other software. FrontAccounting is a free opensource software, and using easiest scripting language PHP to make customization more easier and faster, thus minimize costs.
The customization can be done via creating extensions, and this is a better way as in future software upgrading will not affect the extensions module.
This article is a Quick start guide that help developers who are new to FrontAccounting, I am using a simple example to walk you though the creating extension and report process.
The follow diagram shows the structure of extension folders (blue) and files (green).

Not all files are necessary, to create an extension without additional MySql table and report, you'll only need the hooks.php file and your extension program file, I am going to use a program "item inquiry" to illustrate the procedure of creating an …

How to Install FrontAccounting on Windows

You can install FrontAccounting with web server package on local PC for single user usage or testing, in this article I will show you how to install FrontAccounting with Xampp on Windows PC. Install XAMPP.Xampp is an easy to install web server package, consist of Apache HTTP Server, MariaDB and PHP programming languages.

You can download XAMPP from Apache Friends website.
Click on XAMPP for Windows button to download the installer file, once the download finishes, click on the downloaded file to run the installer.
The Warning window pop up, it's telling you to avoid installing Xampp into c:\program files. Press ok to confirm, and press ok again on another windows to continue the installation.
Select the components you want to install, we recommend you install all the components, click on Next button to continue.

This step is to choose the folder where the program is to be installed, it is recommended to choose the default c:\xampp. Click next button to continue.
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Introducing of FrontAccounting

Introducing of FrontAccountingFrontAccounting is a free opensource accounting system for small companies, it's simple, but powerful and comes with most of the business modules such as sales, purchases, inventory, manufacturing and general ledger.All modules are integrated, this provides a more accurate financial data, minimize labor costs and errors associated with manual reconciliation.
Transactions are automatically posting to GL, screenshot below shows general ledger inquiry window, clicked on sale delivery note and displayed the transaction details. 
FrontAccounting support multi platform, multi languages, multi currencies and multi users, it's a web-based application, means it runs on a web server and accessed by the user through a web browser. You can install FrontAccounting with Xampp on local Windows, Mac or Linux PC, Xampp is one of the web server package allows you to easily install them within  minutes.
Install FrontAccounting with Xampp locally on Windows PC.
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Making Ukulele Tabs & Notation in MuseScore

MuseScore is a music score writer for you to create, play back and print beautiful sheet music on Windows, Mac and Linux system. It's a free software alternative to Finale, Sibelius, Guitar Pro and supporting a wide variety of file formats and input methods. 
You can download it for free at the website link here. To know more about MuseScore and learn how to use it, you can visit https://musescore.org/en/support for Handbook, video tutorials and other services.  Making Ukulele Tabs & Notation in MuseScoreThis article is shows you how to make ukulele music notation and tabs with lyrics, chord symbols and fretboard diagrams in MuseScore. I am going to use the Happy Birthday score as an example for my tutorial.
The first staff is standard music notation staff and the second staff is Ukulele tab (tablature),  this is call "linked staff" in MuseScore, any change to the notes in one staff will automatically reflect in the other.
Open MuseScore program and click on "Create…