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The FileMaker Rift



Generating Sample Data for Testing

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Developer Utilities 15 March 2011 - - - - - - · 711 views
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Throughout the process of developing a solution, testing each aspect of your file is vital. For me, the problem I always used to run into, was generating enough sample data to properly test my scripts, calculations and performance. Well, that was until I found Fake Name...


Video Training for FileMaker 11 [Video]

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Training, FileMaker 11 07 July 2010 - - - - - - · 328 views
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Lynda.com has always been one of my favorite places to check out software and get some quality online training and tutorials. They just posted a new video course for FileMaker’s latest release of it’s flagship product FileMaker Pro. Cris Ippolite does a great job...


Possible Dangers When Working On a LIVE Database [Video]

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Schema 16 June 2010 - - - - - - · 267 views
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If you have never been warned about the dangers of working on schema and structure changes on a LIVE FileMaker database…here is a really good example for why you should NOT be doing such craziness. While I considered writing something up, Chad does a great job showing us the issues involved in the video. Kudos...


Getting Global Calculations to Behave

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Globals, Calculations 17 May 2010 - - - - - - · 520 views
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Here is a list of items to keep in mind when using Global Calculations. It was originally written by Ray Cologon back in 2007/2008 (and reposted around different blogs and forums)…but I believe most of it still applies to how it works today in the current versions of FileMaker. I’ll repost with an update if I find out...


Insert Merge Variables

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Merge Variable, FileMaker 11 25 March 2010 - - - - - - · 355 views
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I came across this post on the FileMaker forum, and thought it was a good idea to share. Simple, effective.

[ Tip ] Insert Merge...


FileMaker 11 and ODBC Changes

Posted by Josh Ormond, in FileMaker 11, ODBC 09 March 2010 - - - - - - · 333 views
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Here is an article that I thought anyone using ODBC would want to take note of. Take special note of the lack of back-ward/for-ward compatibility between the different driver versions. Also, mind you, I haven’t tested everything in this article. I just wanted to pass the info...


Creating a Folder from FileMaker (Windows)

Posted by Josh Ormond, in Script Steps, Send Event 03 February 2010 - - - - - - · 909 views
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Being that many of the contributors on the forums that I frequent are Mac-centric, I thought I would share a simple way to create folders on a Windows machine. I will give you the code, and then break down what it does, so you can tweak it to fit your needs.

Script Step: Send Event
Text: cmd...





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