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Tip-n-Trick: Gotcha’s When Assigning and Using Variables

  Posted by Excelisys in Excelisys' Blog, 13 November 2014 - - - - - - · 119 views

<h2>Gotcha’s When Assigning and Using Variables</h2>
<h4>by Andy Frazier</h4>
<p>&nbsp;<br /><em><strong>“Learn from the master, you must!”</strong></em></p>

Please join us November 18: ExecuteSQL – From Basics to Advanced Tips & Tricks

  Posted by JerrySalem in Philly FileMaker User Group, 13 November 2014 - - - - - - · 149 views

Please join us Tuesday November 18th! Food is provided.ExecuteSQL – From Basics to Advanced Tips & TricksPresenter: Kevin Ayers, Drexel University College of EngineeringThe introduction of the ExecuteSQL function in FileMaker Pro 12 created a whole new approach to gathering and reporting data in FileMaker. Join us on Tuesday, November...

FMEasyWeb with FileMaker Layouts

  Posted by Hal Gumbert in CampSoftware, Hal Gumbert, 11 November 2014 - - - - - - · 128 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...

The Fear

  Posted by John Sindelar in SeedCode, 07 November 2014 - - - - - - · 138 views

Reading The Soul of a New Machine,  Kidder 1981. Describing work on the Data General MV/8000 in 1979.Alsing [lead architect] thought that even under the best circumstances, several kinds of fear attend a debugging. One was the fear of “The Big Mistake”, the one that would be discovered late in the game and would require a major redesign–and with...

Addendum FileMaker 13

  Posted by Olivier Devriese in Le Blog FileMaker, 04 November 2014 - - - - - - · 104 views

Lors de la Conférence FileMaker, organisée par La Source multimédia et FileMaker, qui s’est tenue cette année à Toulouse du 23 au 25 octobre 2014, l’Addendum FileMaker 13 a été<br/><a href="http://www.leblogfm.fr/post/2014/11/04/addendum-filemaker-13" class="more"> (...)</a>

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Old ways vs New ways

  Posted by Paul de Halle in Linear Blue, 23 October 2014 - - - - - - · 137 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 - * * * * * · 167 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 - - - - - - · 321 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...

JumpStartFM, Molly Connolly’s one-month online FileMaker training course begins October 6, 2014

  Posted by mollyc in Thorsen Consulting, 11 September 2014 - - - - - - · 432 views

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Proper Printing in WebDirect

Posted by Daniel Wood in FileMaker Weetbicks, 15 August 2014 - - - - - - · 309 views

FileMaker WebDirect is the exciting new replacement to Instant Web Publishing. With it you can access your database via a web browser and do *almost* all of the things that you can do in FileMaker Pro. However proper printing is not one of them. In this article we present a framework and example file for doing proper printing via WebDirect - from basic re...

Our #FileMakerDevCon Recap

  Posted by Skeleton Key in Skeleton Key's Blog, 11 August 2014 - - - - - - · 176 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...


An Exploit-Based Approach To Providing FileMaker Platform Security

Posted by Steven H. Blackwell in FileMaker Security Blog, 15 July 2014 - - - - - - · 1,470 views

Over the past dozen years, I have discussed in a number of venues the necessity for robust security practices and the techniques needed to implement them on the FileMaker Platform. Such discussions have as their underlying framework a fairly traditional Information Security paradigm.

There are Threat Agents who seek to initiate Exploits or Threats that...

A little SQL with a dash of Virtual List

Posted by Ocean West in Captain's Blog, 05 July 2014 - - - - - - · 140 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 - - - - - - · 480 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 - - - - - - · 383 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 - - - - - - · 482 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 - - - - - - · 449 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!

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Interesting quirk for unrelated field reference in field definition

  Posted by David Jondreau in Wing Forward Solutions, 01 May 2013 - - - - - - · 289 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 - - - - - - · 841 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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