Subject: CM WebClient February 2021 Newsletter

February 2021
The Future of Work is Now
Tim Cook recently announced that the iphone user base now exceeds one billion. That's over one billion pocket computers riding alongside its owner virtually anywhere and everywhere.

So, developing cutting edge web apps is a job that's here to stay. Toss in a dramatic increase in remote work and the demand can only grow stronger.

In fact, it's more likely now than before that you, the cutting edge web app developer, are going to be doing some remote work yourself if you haven't already been doing so.

Smashing Magazine has a great resource on the topic: "Making Remote Work Work: Useful Tools and Resources". There are lots of great insights in there to inform your own cutting edge web apps to boot.

To help you leverage CM WebClient in your web application efforts, browse our knowledgebase articles below. There's lots of great stuff in there.
Multifactor Authentication and SSO pt II
We highlighted Lily Taharudin's highly-rated CA Plex/2E Virtual Conference Single Sign On and Multi-Factor Authentication hands on training workshop in our last newsletter, and it garnered lots of enthusiastic feedback. As a result, we dug into the topic a bit deeper and found some interesting (but frankly not surprising) statistics:

According to a Ponemon and IBM security report early last year, the average total cost of a data breach caused by the use of stolen or compromized credentials is $4.77 million, which jumped 77% from 2016 to 2019.

According to Bitglass, 34% of businesses have implemented SSO to deal with this kind of data breach, led mostly by large companies (64%!).

According to a report by Verizon, 77% of cloud all security incidents are attributed to the use of stolen cloud credentials.

So now is a great time to look into SSO and Multi-factor Authentication for your company if you aren't there already. Lily Taharudin's hands-on tutorial, which demonstrates how to integrate WebClient with Keycloak openID connect protocol authentication, is a great place to start.

Hands-on With CM WebClient
Our catalog of hands-on WebClient tutorials. Visit the site for more.
Implementing CHART.CTRL In CM WebClient

WebClient supports displaying data in several basic charts based on the C3 and D3 JavaScript libraries. Chart.ctrl now allows you to display your data in pie, donut, line, bar, and spline chart formats.

Sending Mail with WebClient

With WebClient, sending email is simple and customizable.

Our latest tutorial provides an easy-to-follow example that you can use as the basis for your own project. Just modify the source code and function as needed.

Follow along with the full tutorial.

Create An Outlook-Style Events Calendar

Calendar views are a must-have for many web-based applications. Normally, coding them into your app becomes a real challenge when your users are on the go and have a need for mobile-based viewing.

Create Rich Tooltips and Popups

In many Plex applications, basic screens show only “need to know” information, with a link to more detail. With CM WebClient, create handy tooltips that provide a better user experience.

Knowing When Enough is Enough in Mobile Design

As programmers have learned since the beginning of coding, it can be difficult to feel your program is ‘done.’ There’s always more tweaking you can do, but are you really making it better?

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Better Display of Static Content

Content sourced from a database table can be concise but confusing and less than helpful.

Improve the display of your data with custom html and provide a much better experience for your users.

Follow along with the full tutorial
CM WebClient Latest Version
The current version is CM WebClient 1.8.5, limited support for 1.8.3.

We upgrade CM WebClient customers to the newest versions each year. If you have any questions just send us a note to, or click the button below to contact an office or request a demo.

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