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Amberdms gives open source accounting green light

Dec 18, 2009, 12:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"The Amberdms Billing System (ABS) is developed in PHP and provides a set of business management applications including accounting, customer management, time tracking, project management and service billing. ABS runs on the popular "LAMP" stack.

"Amberdms managing director Jethro Carr founded the company in 2007 to support a part-time venture providing Web-based database software to educational groups.

"A year later Carr left his day job to develop ABS full-time.

""Whilst ABS needed to be developed to meet internal Amberdms needs, the main reason for its existence is the experiences I had at my previous job," Carr said.

""I had been involved with supporting a rather badly-coded proprietary billing platform for an ISP, as well as being in charge of a project to link this billing system to another accounting application."

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