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JavaScript in FileMaker: The Learning Path to Take

With Claris FileMaker 19, there’s a new world of power opened for us in using web viewer widgets inside our applications. We can create and use calendars, tables, lists, date pickers, charts, data trees, data maps, and thousands of other widgets. With Claris FileMaker 19, there’s a whole lot more power given to the problem […] The post JavaScript in FileMaker: The Learning Path to Take appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Geist Interactive Celebrates Claris Engage 2020

On this very afternoon, the day before Claris Engage 2020, we pause to contemplate all that’s going to happen in the next few days. While we will miss seeing old friends or meeting new friends in the hotel lobby, at the fireplace, or sipping on a cocktail at the hotel bar, we are excited about […] The post Geist Interactive Celebrates Claris Engage 2020 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Geist Interactive @ Claris Engage 2020

We at Geist Interactive are thrilled to be a part of the first ever Claris Engage, in this year 2020. Though this first event is a virtual one, we will be part of the the event in the 1’s and 0’s that make up cyberspace. There’s a lot going on, so let’s take a moment […] The post Geist Interactive @ Claris Engage 2020 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Otto – Your Secret Business Weapon

Money For every business, it all comes down to money. The successful ones know where the money is spent and the benefits those investments provide. Expenditures must be justified with tangible benefits for the company. Period. That is, if the company is to continue. Time Time is a paradox. Time is both endless and impossibly, […] The post Otto – Your Secret Business Weapon appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

The Context Podcast: Primary Keys in FileMaker

Todd and I talk about FileMaker Primary Keys today in the Context Podcast. Here’s the episode. Listen to it here. And here are the highlights. Well-Discussed Topic The topic of FileMaker primary keys gets talked about a lot in the community, and indeed I asked about it long ago. The Basics of FileMaker Primary Keys […] The post The Context Podcast: Primary Keys in FileMaker appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Perform JavaScript in a Web Viewer: A Reason to Update Widgets

Over the three years I’ve been here at Geist Interactive, I’ve shared quite a few web viewer widget demo files. They were meant to show what is possible in FileMaker using JavaScript. They were meant to inspire. And they worked well. In all cases, useful UI elements were added to a layout; audio players, C3 […] The post Perform JavaScript in a Web Viewer: A Reason to Update Widgets appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Perform JavaScript in a Web Viewer: A Reason to Update Widgets

Over the three years I’ve been here at Geist Interactive, I’ve shared quite a few web viewer widget demo files. They were meant to show what is possible in FileMaker using JavaScript. They were meant to inspire. And they worked well. In all cases, useful UI elements were added to a layout; audio players, C3 […] The post Perform JavaScript in a Web Viewer: A Reason to Update Widgets appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Power up your Claris FileMaker Applications with JavaScript

Geist Interactive teamed up with Claris to produce a webinar focused on what JavaScript Can do for your FileMaker Apps. We also discussed how JavaScript fits perfectly into the FileMaker 19 Open Platform Release. Below are a list of resources, next steps and other online resources for people who attended the webinar. Once the video […] The post Power up your Claris FileMaker Applications with JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Power up your Claris FileMaker Applications with JavaScript

Geist Interactive teamed up with Claris to produce a webinar focused on what JavaScript Can do for your FileMaker Apps. We also discussed how JavaScript fits perfectly into the FileMaker 19 Open Platform Release. Below are a list of resources, next steps and other online resources for people who attended the webinar. Here’s the video: […] The post Power up your Claris FileMaker Applications with JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

FileMaker 19: Shortcuts & NFC

This post is a summary of an episode of The Context Podcast, episode 40, release date 6/16/2020. In this episode, Cris Ippolite joins us to talk about Shortcuts and NFC. Those two features are the stated topic, but, of course, we touch on a lot of other things. So here’s a summary of what we […] The post FileMaker 19: Shortcuts & NFC appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

FileMaker 19: Shortcuts & NFC

This post is a summary of an episode of The Context Podcast, episode 40, release date 6/16/2020. In this episode, Cris Ippolite joins us to talk about Shortcuts and NFC. Those two features are the stated topic, but, of course, we touch on a lot of other things. So here’s a summary of what we […] The post FileMaker 19: Shortcuts & NFC appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

FileMaker 19: FileMaker Add-Ons with Relationships

In part 1 of All That We Know on Add-ons, explaining all that we know about this new feature, we talked about how to create add-ons that lend themselves to UI widgets. Calendars, check box button bars, notification popovers, date pickers, timers, etc. all can be dropped into a custom app as they are. Sure […] The post FileMaker 19: FileMaker Add-Ons with Relationships appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

FileMaker 19: FileMaker Add-Ons with Relationships

In part 1 of All That We Know on Add-ons, explaining all that we know about this new feature, we talked about how to create add-ons that lend themselves to UI widgets. Calendars, check box button bars, notification popovers, date pickers, timers, etc. all can be dropped into a custom app as they are. Sure […] The post FileMaker 19: FileMaker Add-Ons with Relationships appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Webinar: Power up your Claris FileMaker apps with JavaScript

Modernize your apps with data visualization, maps, calendars and more. Open up a new universe with Claris FileMaker apps and JavaScript. Learn why JavaScript is such a good fit for the Claris FileMaker 19 open platform. See several compelling business examples, and find out how you will be able to use JavaScript add-ons for things […] The post Webinar: Power up your Claris FileMaker apps with JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

Webinar: Power up your Claris FileMaker apps with JavaScript

Modernize your apps with data visualization, maps, calendars and more. Open up a new universe with Claris FileMaker apps and JavaScript. Learn why JavaScript is such a good fit for the Claris FileMaker 19 open platform. See several compelling business examples, and find out how you will be able to use JavaScript add-ons for things […] The post Webinar: Power up your Claris FileMaker apps with JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Todd Geist

Todd Geist

FileMaker 19: Creating FileMaker Add-ons

The most recent release of FileMaker Pro, version 19, the Claris’ first Open Platform Release. Todd has already talked about this. In his post, he describes the ways in which FileMaker the platform is opened to other developers coming in to add functionality. We at Geist Interactive worked closely with Claris to build FileMaker add-ons […] The post FileMaker 19: Creating FileMaker Add-ons appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

FileMaker 19: Creating FileMaker Add-ons

The most recent release of FileMaker Pro, version 19, the Claris’ first Open Platform Release. Todd has already talked about this. In his post, he describes the ways in which FileMaker the platform is opened to other developers coming in to add functionality. We at Geist Interactive worked closely with Claris to build FileMaker add-ons […] The post FileMaker 19: Creating FileMaker Add-ons appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

FileMaker 19 & JavaScript: BFFs for Life

It’s well known that we have advocated for using JavaScript in Claris FileMaker for many years. Both yours truly and Todd, separately and now together, talk JavaScript and its use in our platform. Todd realized the language could be used in FileMaker since the moment the web viewer was introduced in FileMaker 8.5, and I. […] The post FileMaker 19 & JavaScript: BFFs for Life appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

FileMaker 19 & JavaScript: BFFs for Life

It’s well known that we have advocated for using JavaScript in Claris FileMaker for many years. Both yours truly and Todd, separately and now together, talk JavaScript and its use in our platform. Todd realized the language could be used in FileMaker since the moment the web viewer was introduced in FileMaker 8.5, and I. […] The post FileMaker 19 & JavaScript: BFFs for Life appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

The Execute FileMaker Data API: Getting the FileMaker MetaData

In a previous post, we wrote about the new Execute FileMaker Data API script step. We wrote about its JSON-constructed data-gathering abilities. We’re pretty excited about this step. It’s useful for gathering a found set of records to display in a JavaScript-based add-on and for passing records to an API. But this new script step […] The post The Execute FileMaker Data API: Getting the FileMaker MetaData appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

The Execute FileMaker Data API: Getting the FileMaker MetaData

In a previous post, we wrote about the new Execute FileMaker Data API script step. We wrote about its JSON-constructed data-gathering abilities. We’re pretty excited about this step. It’s useful for gathering a found set of records to display in a JavaScript-based add-on and for passing records to an API. But this new script step […] The post The Execute FileMaker Data API: Getting the FileMaker MetaData appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Geist Interactive is Ready for FileMaker 19

Geist Interactive is ready for FileMaker 19. All of us are fully briefed on the new features, we’ve downloaded our copies, and we’re beginning to use the Open Platform for our clients. We are ready, and if you need us to build you add-ons or modules, if you need us to solve your problems (we […] The post Geist Interactive is Ready for FileMaker 19 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

Geist Interactive is Ready for FileMaker 19

Geist Interactive is ready for FileMaker 19. All of us are fully briefed on the new features, we’ve downloaded our copies, and we’re beginning to use the Open Platform for our clients. We are ready, and if you need us to build you add-ons or modules, if you need us to solve your problems (we […] The post Geist Interactive is Ready for FileMaker 19 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

FMPerception 19: Ready for Claris FileMaker 19

FMPerception, the only Realtime Developer Intelligence Tool in the Claris Community, is ready for FileMaker Pro 19’s new and changed features. Dave Ramsey, the creator of the tool, has ensured that FMPerception will help you as you begin to use FileMaker 19 to create apps for your clients. FMPerception features, of course, change to reflect […] The post FMPerception 19: Ready for Claris FileMaker 19 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article

FMPerception 19: Ready for Claris FileMaker 19

FMPerception, the only Realtime Developer Intelligence Tool in the Claris Community, is ready for FileMaker Pro 19’s new and changed features. Dave Ramsey, the creator of the tool, has ensured that FMPerception will help you as you begin to use FileMaker 19 to create apps for your clients. FMPerception features, of course, change to reflect […] The post FMPerception 19: Ready for Claris FileMaker 19 appeared first on Geist Interactive. View the full article
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