PaperCut Blog

Helping you find better ways to return to the workplace

When we go back to our workplaces, we’ll need to work differently.

We’ll be working in a touchfree manner. Allowing for more flexibility in how and where we work. Plus, we’ll be more mindful of wastage and cost saving opportunities than ever before.

The PaperCut ecosystem can help you plan for those challenges.

Renaming the Git master branch

We’re renaming our Git master branches to main.

This post from PaperCutter Alec explains why we’re doing it, how we’re approaching it, and provides useful suggestions if you want to make similar changes.

Ready to get your Git on?

Get back to school ready with Mobility Print

As many students around the world are on summer school holidays, perfecting their Minecraft worlds or longest Netflix binges, schools’ IT teams are busy preparing for the new semester.

Many schools currently using Google Cloud Print, with its looming deprecation, have IT teams tasked with finding an alternative solution.

We have the answer for you, Mobility Print.

A day in the life of a SysAdmin

Here at PaperCut, Sysadmin Day is the most wonderful time of the year!

So we went that little extra mile to celebrate. We reached out to Todd Black, systems administrator for the University of Queensland.

Todd had a chat with us about a typical day in the life of a sysadmin, the wins and challenges of his job, and the most bizarre tasks he has come across during his tenure.

Lexmark scanning and printing powered up in PaperCut 20.0

Great news, Lexmark users! We have two new features for you in PaperCut 20.0.

20.0 allows consistency and ease for Lexmark users. Now when you’re scanning you’ll have the same user experience as other brands.

So if you’re using Lexmark devices, let’s pop the hood (I’m not actually into cars) and see what’s revving the engine. (That’s car speak, right?)

Print at school the Anywhat way

Your school’s printing network needs a lot of things to go right to work well.

You need anyone to be able to print anything from anywhere.

Read on to find the solution.

What’s the scoop on Mobility Print in PaperCut 20.0?

Welcome to the third entry of our new blog series, “What’s the scoop on X in 20.0?”

In this installment, I sat down with product manager Willem Groenewald and discussed Mobility Print’s new Cloud Print feature, still in beta.

I picked Willem’s brain on what’s new and in the pipeline for PaperCut’s answer to Google Cloud Print.

Adopt a “defensive posture” when using APIs

Today a lot of the world’s information is accessible using web APIs of various types.

A few times recently I have seen developers make assumptions about the information they would get back from a web API call.

This led to trouble when the server supplied data that was slightly different than expected.

3 lessons learned leading a team from home

Near the beginning of 2020, I entered a lead role for the first time in my career.

Becoming a leader is challenging (albeit rewarding). But leading a team remotely during a global pandemic? This notches up the difficulty.

I make no claim to have figured it all out. But here are 3 lessons I’ve learned.

What’s the scoop on Print Deploy in PaperCut 20.0?

Welcome back to our brand new blog series, “What’s the scoop on X in 20.0?”

To celebrate our release of 20.0 I’m chatting with PaperCutters about their feature’s latest enhancements for this year’s major build!

In our last installment we covered our new Epic integration, today it’s all about Print Deploy.

What to do after Google Cloud Print end of life

On 21 November 2019, Google announced that Google Cloud Print, their cloud-based printing solution that has been in beta since 2010, will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2020.

Here’s a quick cheat sheet that will help you choose the Google Cloud Print alternative that’s right for you.

What’s the scoop on Epic in PaperCut 20.0?

To celebrate the release of PaperCut 20.0 we’re starting a brand new series – “What’s the scoop on X in 20.0.”

We’ll be zooming in on all the shiny and sparkling nuts and bolts under the hood of this major build.

First up is the huge new Epic integration for the healthcare industry.

PaperCut 20.0 has come to town

PaperCut 20.0 is now available.

20.0 has new enhancements for Healthcare with Epic Systems integration! We’ve also made printing easier for users with new Print Deploy updates, and PaperCut MF is now even more resilient.

That’s not all, there’s so much more…

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