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Devcon Sponsorship Application Details–Applications Open April 6

  Posted by mollyc in Thorsen Consulting , 26 March 2015 - - - - - - · 50 views

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Design Patterns: “Cards” in SeedCode Complete

  Posted by John Sindelar in SeedCode, 17 March 2015 - - - - - - · 82 views

SeedCode Complete 13Our newest version of SeedCode Complete has been out for about 3 months and we’ve now had an opportunity to see how people are using and modifying it for themselves and their customers. Happily, one of our customers’ favorite design patterns is the one I’m personally the proudest of: we think of them as...

Themes and Styles

  Posted by JerrySalem in Philly FileMaker User Group, 08 March 2015 - - - - - - · 151 views

There has been a lot of talk about using Themes and Styles.  The future of FileMaker seems to depend on Themes, and they aren’t going away anytime soon.I’ve had a hard time so far measuring savings in terms of development time – managing Themes and Styles effectively can entail a fair amount of work.  Just as we have to manage the Re...

L’aide en ligne de FileMaker…

  Posted by Olivier Devriese in Le Blog FileMaker, 27 January 2015 - - - - - - · 169 views

Depuis lundi FileMaker a changé l’interface de son site web… Mais pas seulement ! Les adresses www.fileMaker.fr, www.filemaker.co.uk, etc… ont également été changées. Pas d’inquiétude en la matière, puisque des<br/><a href="http://www.leblogfm.fr/post/2015/01/27/laide-en-ligne-de-filemaker" class="more"> (...)</a>...

Video – FileMaker Pro Tip -n- Trick: Quick Single-Double Click Trick

  Posted by Excelisys in Excelisys' Blog, 23 January 2015 - - - - - - · 125 views

 Video: FileMaker Pro Tip -n- Trick: Quick Single-Double Click Trick Video By Richard Carlton Consulting & Content Provided by ExcelisysRCC came across Andy’s FileMaker Pro Tip -n- Trick single-double click quick demo file and loved the simplicity of how it helps you add the ability to support a double-click on objects within...

Unlocking Hidden Error Messages in the ExecuteSQL Function

Posted by Daniel Wood in FileMaker Weetbicks, 06 January 2015 - - - - - - · 166 views

Hi all,

Just posted the first FileMaker Weetbicks article for 2015 about a neat hidden feature of data viewer and the ExecueSQL function which allows you to get meaningful error messages when debugging SQL queries used with the function.

You can check it out here - Unlocking Hidden Error Messages in the ExecuteSQL Function

Look forward to pe...


Protecting Deployed FileMaker Platform Systems in the Age of Cyber Attacks

Posted by Steven H. Blackwell in FileMaker Security Blog, 18 December 2014 - - - - - - · 876 views

The recent cyber attack on Sony Pictures serves as a new, additional, and very loud wake-up call for businesses all over the world about the need to protect digital assets. Organizations who use the FileMaker Platform to manage their businesses and whose databases contain proprietary and sensitive information, business process control methods, or financia...

FMEasyWeb with FileMaker Layouts

  Posted by Hal Gumbert in CampSoftware, Hal Gumbert, 11 November 2014 - - - - - - · 401 views

Tim Dietrich and I have been experimenting with the FileMaker and the Web recently using Custom Web Publishing. One thing led to another. FMEasyWebTim’s been working on FMEasyWeb which makes it crazy easy to put a FileMaker layout on the web. Below you can see what a list layout currently looks like. It generates the layout automatically...

Old ways vs New ways

  Posted by Paul de Halle in Linear Blue, 23 October 2014 - - - - - - · 224 views

As developers one of the hardest things for us year on year is pushing the limits of what we write and can feasibly do as developers. This leads us to get stuck in habits, whether that is code related in terms of syntax, structure related or interface. We like to do the same things repetitively...


FM Starting Point 4.2

  Posted by Richard Carlton in RCC's FileMaker News and Bits, 17 October 2014 - * * * * * · 239 views

Worlds Most Popular FREE FileMaker Solution Gets Major Update!FM Starting Point 4.2 available today, now has full integrated support for barcode printing and scanning.   From searching for Contacts via barcode to adding line items to Invoices and Estimates, FMSP has you covered.We have partnered up with Geist Interactive (developer of Barcode Cr...

Importing XML data into FileMaker using XSLT (XSL Style Sheets)

  Posted by Smef in Blue Feather's Blog, 14 September 2014 - - - - - - · 411 views

FileMaker is capable of importing data from many different sources. One of the most useful is importing from XML data sources, which can be a great way to get data from non-FileMaker resources into your database. XML is used by all sorts of programs and applications, and so you may encounter it when working with many non-filemaker services or da...

Our #FileMakerDevCon Recap

  Posted by Skeleton Key in Skeleton Key's Blog, 11 August 2014 - - - - - - · 246 views

<p>Confession: I'm late in writing this blog. After all, FileMaker's 2014 Developer Conference (DevCon) was 2+ weeks ago. Referring to <a href="http://www.skeletonkey.com/who_we_are/meet_the_team/mark_richman/ " target="_blank">Mark Richman's</a> common advice: <em>don't let perfect be the enemy of good</em...

A little SQL with a dash of Virtual List

Posted by Ocean West in Captain's Blog, 05 July 2014 - - - - - - · 246 views

Ok I don't blog much so here goes.

I have this process where I need to create 4 records for every customer with different dates per month.

I settled on the process to derive this set of values via Execute SQL because of a few factors.
I need to collect all this data in and have it sorted by date.
Any other method the data would be semi sorted and not na...

Additional to Filemaker 13

Posted by Manjit Behera in Manjit Behera, 29 June 2014 - - - - - - · 573 views

On 3rd December 2013 at SANTA CLARA, California Filemaker Inc. unveiled the next-generation platform for business productivity: FileMaker 13. The new software makes it even faster and easier than ever for teams to create gorgeous, tailored business solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web that deliver significant productivity gains. This is a...

Generating Sample Data

  Posted by Kevin Frank in FileMaker Hacks, 01 December 2013 - - - - - - · 446 views

Have you ever wanted to generate sample data for one of your solutions that was random in certain ways, but within a defined range or scope? For example, from an existing table of customers… choose 20 at random create between 4 and 8 invoices for each of them dated anywhere between 1 September and 31 […]


Best practices in layout design for FMGo

Posted by Surya Kanta Mekap in Surya Kanta Mekap's Blog, 17 September 2013 - - - - - - · 559 views
layout design for fmgo and 3 more...

1) To create an iOS friendly layout for FMGo, the best practice is to minimize the amount of horizontal and vertical scrolling required to interact on your layout. To achieve the same, we should make a single layout for iPhone having size 320W X 255H and for iPad having size 768W X 673H (instead of making two layouts one for landscape and one for portrait...

Dotleft announces their solution FREE! FREE! and FREE!

Posted by Cliff Zhou in DotLeft's Blog, 12 September 2013 - - - - - - · 529 views

Today Dotleft announces their email solution - Project FileMasiler - FREE!
Please visit www.dotleft.com to download the new free vertion!

For the new version, you can edit Picture in filemaker and create picture catalog easilly!
Welcome to leave message on my private forums http://www.moot.it/filemaker , to help me improve this free solution!

Permanent Developer Position Available

Posted by FoodServices in Dallas Food Services Vacancy' Blog, 20 May 2013 - - - - - - · 459 views
seeking experienced developer and 5 more...

Manage, develop and support Food & Child Nutrition Services technology systems
Provide application, database development and server management for FileMaker Pro, Microsoft SQL Server
Manage Analysts responsible for providing top level technical support to schools
Develop custom software applications as required by users’ needs and requirements...

Interesting quirk for unrelated field reference in field definition

  Posted by David Jondreau in Wing Forward Solutions, 01 May 2013 - - - - - - · 342 views

One apparent limitation of using ExSQL() in the separation model is that you can’t use unrelated tables in a field definition. So you’d need to related all your tables to one another.I just discovered that you can bypass that limitation simply by wrapping your statement in a Let() and declaring a variable that includes wrapping a fie...

FM and MySQL Views - let MySQL do the dirty work beforehand

Posted by ah in Filemaker - an amateur's view, 04 January 2013 - - - - - - · 935 views

How I got a list with data from MySQL in less than 1 second with a SQL VIEW - from an awful 20-25 seconds when going through relationships between multiple tables from the MySQL database. My Filemaker solution is integrated with a MySQL database that has been highly normalized for different reasons.This means that a simple list with 4 different fields can...

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