Jeff Sposetti

Zimbra to Launch Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0!

By | August 27, 2010
We’re excited to announce that Zimbra support for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 (BES 5.0) will be generally available with the release of Zimbra Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 6.5 (ZCB 6.5) in the first half of Q4. For companies that want a better alternative to frustrating traditional email platforms, Zimbra is the first alternative to offer full support for the latest BlackBerry Enterprise Server. ZCB 6.5 will add platform support for BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.… Read more »

Zimbra Desktop 2.0 Beta 4 is now available!

By | August 13, 2010
Zimbra Desktop 2.0 Beta 4 has just been released. Zimbra Desktop is a free and open source email client application that gives you on- and off-line access to all your email accounts in one place. Whether you use Zimbra, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail or Microsoft Exchange, Zimbra Desktop greatly simplifies your inbox experience. A detailed list of ZD 2.0 enhancements is available at the Zimbra Product Portal. If you are coming from an earlier ZD 2.… Read more »

New Zimbra Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server launches…and more!

By | July 29, 2010
We have two exciting announcements about our Zimbra Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server (ZCB)! First, we just released ZCB 6.0. This new release works with Zimbra Collaboration Suite 6.0 and includes some cool enhancements: Better calendar synchronization Removes runtime dependency on Microsoft Outlook processes Improved performance and stability But we didn’t stop there: Today we are also announcing plans for ZCB 6.5 Beta and are looking for Beta testers.… Read more »

New Gallery Launches for Sharing Zimbra Extensions

By | May 4, 2010
With over 55 million commercial Zimbra mailboxes deployed worldwide, and millions more on open source, there are many users reaping the benefits of our next-generation collaboration experience. Many factors contributed to our rapid adoption -- such as integrated conversation views, tagging, sharing, powerful search, and mobility -- but one of the most important is the ability to customize and extend Zimbra. To promote extensibility, the Zimbra platform exposes powerful Theme, Data and Zimlet APIs. With these APIs, you can customize everything from branding and interface stylesto integrating external applications & servicesto implementing new features. And with a vibrant Community continually using these technologies to enhance Zimbra, the customization you are looking for might already be available. To that end, we have been busy at work leveraging new resources from our friends at VMware and are pleased to announce the new Zimbra Gallery as the destination for sharing Zimbra product extensions. The new Gallery includes improved navigation and search capabilities so it is easier than ever to find extensions for Zimbra.… Read more »

Using Templates to Simplify HTML and Zimlets

By | March 9, 2010
If you have ever written a Zimlet that includes HTML markup directly in JavaScript, you know that escaping and formatting the HTML can be a cumbersome and error prone process. There is an easier way: Templates. Templates allow you to separate HTML markup from JavaScript code. This enables you to leverage HTML in your Zimlets without the formatting hassles. The Problem A common technique for using HTML markup within JavaScript is to use an Array() and append HTML markup data as array entries. Once you have all of the HTML markup in the Array(), you perform an Array.join() to create a single String that represents the HTML markup.… Read more »

Revisiting the Zimbra REST API…

By | February 3, 2010
For years, the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) has exposed mailbox data via REST. And lately, a few customers have asked about the Zimbra REST API (e.g. How is the API used? What methods are available? How does the Zimbra REST API compare to the Zimbra SOAP API?). So I thought it would be good to revisit the topic.… Read more »