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One Spark 2019 – Education Matters

Geist Interactive believes in education. That’s why we commit so many resources to teaching everything we know about building valuable applications and digital experiences with the FileMaker platform. And it’s also why we helped found and directly support One Spark Academy, a non profit learning center for middle school age kids in Thousand Oaks, CA. […] The post One Spark 2019 – Education Matters appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Awesome Cyber Monday Sale

That’s right, it is time for Geist Interactive’s   Awesome Cyber Monday Sale All of our products, renewals, and implementation packages are discounted big time! If the above image doesn’t get you excited, I don’t know what will! Act fast. This sale is going on for a limited time! There’s NO CODE needed. When you add items to your shopping […] The post Awesome Cyber Monday Sale appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

HTTP Request: I don’t know how, but it works

In the past year and a half here at Geist Interactive, I’ve been tasked with some development work that involves connecting to various APIs. I’ve written modules for clients that get definitions, other forms, synonyms and antonyms, hypernyms and hyponyms of a term from the client’s internal dictionary and such public dictionaries such as Oxford […] The post HTTP Request: I don’t know how, but it works appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

The Context Podcast

The Context Podcast

We at Geist Interactive have released a new podcast (well new in the last eight weeks): The Context Podcast. Our podcast is focused on higher-level discussions of the FileMaker platform. We discuss (and embrace) innovation and technology inside and outside of FileMaker. We talk with guests from all around the community about their thoughts on whatever topic is on deck. We also try to ask the guest their thoughts on the context of certain techniques we use in our projects. So far we've

jbrown

jbrown

 

The FileMaker and JavaScript Training Session, Redone

FileMaker DevCon 2019 is done, over, kaput. The FileMaker & JavaScript training session we led during the conference brought over 100 people together to learn the basics of JavaScript inside of FIleMaker. It was a long day of learning and stumbling and success, and many of the attendees found a lot of value in it. […] The post The FileMaker and JavaScript Training Session, Redone appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Introducing The Context Podcast

Introducing the Context Podcast: talking about all things Innovation in FileMaker and beyond. The post Introducing The Context Podcast appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FileMaker & JavaScript: Extracting FM Web Viewer Bridge Code

At FileMaker DevCon 2019, I led over one hundred FileMaker developers in six hours of learning and working with JavaScript. It was a good day. We learned a lot. We made lots of mistakes. We fixed those mistakes. We felt pangs of frustration with the web viewer object. And we shouted with satisfaction when we […] The post FileMaker & JavaScript: Extracting FM Web Viewer Bridge Code appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Otto App Store – Version 2.1.7

Otto 2.1.5 includes an App Store. You can instantly install 3rd Party applications on your Otto powered FileMaker Server with a single click, making it super easy to demo interesting applications. The post Otto App Store – Version 2.1.7 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

DevCon Sale – 20% to 30% off on all Products

Geist Interactive's DevCon 2019 Sale is back and better than ever. Get 20% off products in our store. If your order total is $3000 or more you'll get an additional 10% off. That adds up to 30% off. Implementation Packages are 10% off. The discount will be automatically applied when you check out. The post DevCon Sale – 20% to 30% off on all Products appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Custom Application Networks and Innovation

The FileMaker Workplace Innovation Platform is the perfect tool to build all or parts of the Custom Application Network that every business has. The post Custom Application Networks and Innovation appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

JavaScript at FileMaker DevCon 2019

FileMaker DevCon 2019 training session on JavaScript will dive deep. If you're attending or considering the training, read this and get yourself ready. The post JavaScript at FileMaker DevCon 2019 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

WidgetStudio 2.0: Create, Customize, and Deploy Even Better

WidgetStudio, the best tool out there to create and customize and deploy FileMaker web viewer widgets, is only a few months old. Yet its creator, Carson Lind of Eagle Optimizations, has added many new features to the dev tool. His goal was to make it easier to create and customize widgets. And he did so […] The post WidgetStudio 2.0: Create, Customize, and Deploy Even Better appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

Otto 2.0 – Offsite Backups to S3 – FileMaker 18

Today our FileMaker DevOps tool , Otto, gets a big upgrade; automated offsite backups to any S3 compatible storage service. The post Otto 2.0 – Offsite Backups to S3 – FileMaker 18 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FileMaker Transactions: Editing records

The transactional method of working with records has one goal: to ensure all changes to records (additions, changes, or deletions) are done at once or not at all. We’ve talked about this before. The transactional method prevents some records in a discrete set (such as invoices and invoice line items) from being changed while others […] The post FileMaker Transactions: Editing records appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FileMaker 18: Exploring all the While()

I am continuing my study of the new FileMaker 18 functions. We see this new release as a continuation of the dramatic change in FileMaker as a platform. Todd calls this new release the “End of the Beginning”. Therefore, it’s important to take a look at what’s new and see how game-changing each feature is. […] The post FileMaker 18: Exploring all the While() appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FIleMaker 18: Write Data to File

In this post Jeremy explores the new FileMaker write data to file set of script steps. He recorded himself exploring the workflow for the first time. It's a fun, weird video in which he learns a lot. The post FIleMaker 18: Write Data to File appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

Geist Interactive At FileMaker DevCon 2019

FileMaker DevCon 2019 is fast approaching. There’s less than three months left, and we at Geist Interactive are busy, getting ready for the conference. Todd Geist and myself–Jeremy Brown–will attend (this will be our 20th and 8th time respectively) and spread the good word about JavaScript and the Workplace Innovation platform. We will be busy […] The post Geist Interactive At FileMaker DevCon 2019 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

FileMaker 18: Security Updates

FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced brings welcome security changes that continue its transition into a first class web platform. Read on to learn about what's new. The post FileMaker 18: Security Updates appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

FileMaker 18: The End of the Beginning

FileMaker 18 is here. It's the "End of the Beginning" for the leading Workplace Innovation Platform. Read Todd's thoughts about this newest version. The post FileMaker 18: The End of the Beginning appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

FileMaker Transactions: Endgame

It is important to end a FileMaker transaction strongly with the proper tests and possible logging. Read here to learn how. The post FileMaker Transactions: Endgame appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

FileMaker Transactions: Processing with Magic

It is possible to perform FileMaker transactions without portals. In this post we'll take a look at that very possibility and review how it works. The post FileMaker Transactions: Processing with Magic appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

The FileMaker Transaction Process with Portals

The FileMaker transaction process is really fairly simple in execution. We can use a portal to change multiple records. In this post we will take a look at the process and details about each step. The post The FileMaker Transaction Process with Portals appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

A FileMaker Code Review Conversation using FMPerception

FMPerception is useful in a FileMaker code review. Participants can review the report and dive deep into the file using this realtime developer intelligence tool. Listen in on a conversation between a mentor and mentee. The post A FileMaker Code Review Conversation using FMPerception appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
 

FileMaker Transactions: Start on the Right Foot

Starting a FileMaker transaction is just as important the transaction itself. Let's take a look at what you can do to get started on the right foot. The post FileMaker Transactions: Start on the Right Foot appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

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