Customer Spotlight: Show & Design Group

Customer Spotlight: Show & Design Group

August 12, 2022
The Show & Design Group success story begins where many begin - in a spare bedroom with a few bits of this, a little of that, not much money, and the nagging feeling that something...
Customer Spotlight: Roundrock Technology

Customer Spotlight: Roundrock Technology

July 5, 2022
Founded in 2003, Roundrock Technology (formerly TOURtech) was one of Flex's first 10 customers (thank you!). Founder and CEO, Allen Cook (like any good tech company) started in his garage with a dozen bar codes,...
Customer Spotlight: Stage Sound Services

Customer Spotlight: Stage Sound Services

June 20, 2022
It started with one pair of old speakers. One pair of old speakers that were rented for parties, to clubs, to bands…to whomever needed one pair of old speakers. That was then.  Nearly three decades...
Customer Spotlight: Monster Energy

Customer Spotlight: Monster Energy

May 31, 2022
"Do you mind if I share the screen to show you something?" This wasn't the start of our conversation with Mark Titus, Sr. Event Operations Manager for Monster Beverage, but the question certainly took us...
Customer Spotlight: Quince Imaging

Customer Spotlight: Quince Imaging

March 8, 2022
We're all familiar with the extravaganza that is the Super Bowl Halftime Show or other special one-off events. And not to take anything away from the intricacies of such events, but perhaps they benefit from...
Flex Endorsee Spotlight: Square Wave

Flex Endorsee Spotlight: Square Wave

February 18, 2022
Meet Square Wave Square Wave Pty Ltd is an independent consultancy and service provider for users of Flex Rental Solutions software. Whether you are just getting started with Flex or striving to realize its full...
What Is Asset Tracking & How Does it Work?

What Is Asset Tracking & How Does it Work?

January 19, 2022
  95% of all businesses in the US are hurt by employee theft. Make sure yours isn't one of them with an extended 6 month free trial of Flex Asset Solutions. Click here to get...
5 Ways Asset Tracking Software Will Benefit Your Business

5 Ways Asset Tracking Software Will Benefit Your Business

January 17, 2022
95% of all businesses in the US are hurt by employee theft. Make sure yours isn't one of them with an extended 6 month free trial of Flex Asset Solutions. Click here to get started....
RFID vs GPS Tracking: Which Is Better For Asset Tracking?

RFID vs GPS Tracking: Which Is Better For Asset Tracking?

January 13, 2022
  RFID and GPS are both tools businesses can use to track and identify their assets’ current whereabouts. However, there are several differences between these two processes. But before we get into the details of...
Customer Spotlight: 3G Productions

Customer Spotlight: 3G Productions

December 2, 2021
The team at Las Vegas & Los Angeles-based 3G Productions used the pandemic to streamline operations. With new management and a renewed focus on creating an even better experience for its clients, the organization has...

The Availability Cache

February 1, 2012

Having done software development in other industries ranging from insurance to manufacturing to nuclear security, it always amazes me how well the rental industry stacks…

DNS and SOPA

January 23, 2012

In light of the brew-ha-ha over SOPA and some recent DNS changes we made at Flex, I found myself in the position of explaining DNS…

Leaks By Reference

January 20, 2012

Yesterday I started working on a strange bug reported by Go Vision in which the schedule screen locked up loading schedule data for one of…

Regression Testing Performance?

January 19, 2012

One of the biggest things you worry about when you develop software is that a change in one area of the codebase will have ripple…

Detail Block Row Model and Post Update Processors

January 19, 2012

The last big release of Flex, 4.4, concerned itself principally with replacing a UI component we call the detail block, as a necessary step to…

Automatic Error Reports / Client Detection

January 17, 2012

I’m usually a pretty sound sleeper, but not the night of a release.  Last night was no exception with the release of 4.4.14.  My son…

Flash vs. HTML 5

January 17, 2012

Note: This article is about the Adobe Flex SDK, not Flex Rental Manager. Adobe seems to be in a state of crisis: not along ago…

Big SWF'in

January 16, 2012

This morning Devon noticed a problem loading the Flex SWF (the Flash workbench) on one of our customer systems.  It seemed to stop at about…

The Pitfalls of Property Expressions

January 16, 2012

After releasing Flex 4.4, we started noticing some fairly serious performance slow downs when loading lists of invoices, quotes, or pull sheets.  It doesn’t happen…