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DevCon Sale Extended Through Friday

DevCon was such a huge blast that we are extending our DevCon Sale through this Friday. You can get 20% off all the products in our store. The post DevCon Sale Extended Through Friday appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FIleMaker DevCon 2018: Community || Sessions || FileMaker

FileMaker DevCon is my favorite time of the year. More than Christmas or even a vacation, I enjoy the deep dive into FileMaker for an entire week. The pool in the lavish hotel is a distant thought; I'd rather focus my time and energy on the technology and the community that makes up FileMaker. The post FIleMaker DevCon 2018: Community || Sessions || FileMaker appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

The Karbon Manifesto

We a releasing Karbon, our a FREE framework for building ambitious custom FileMaker applications for the modern era, at this years FileMaker DevCon in Texas. The post The Karbon Manifesto appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

DevCon 2018: JavaScript for FileMaker Developers

At DevCon 2018, we will work with FileMaker developers to begin to learn JavaScript and see how its use in FileMaker can be beneficial to developers and clients. The post DevCon 2018: JavaScript for FileMaker Developers appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FileMaker Kanban: Organize Your Data

FileMaker Kanban is the latest tool that offers familiar functionality for users and flexibility for the developer. It offers great functionality and organizes your data visually into lanes and cards. The post FileMaker Kanban: Organize Your Data appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Dave Ramsey on the Adatasol Podcast Talking FMPerception

Dave Ramsey sat down with Dan and Nick from Adatasol to discuss FMPerception, a tool that went from "Hey, can I process XML outside of FileMaker?" to an invaluable part of the FileMaker Developer's toolbox. The post Dave Ramsey on the Adatasol Podcast Talking FMPerception appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

GoCreate: A GoDraw3 Contest at FileMaker DevCon 2018

We love FileMaker DevCon and GoDraw3, so we're putting on a contest to find the most creative use of the product. Join us and GoCreate! The post GoCreate: A GoDraw3 Contest at FileMaker DevCon 2018 appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Common Questions: The FileMaker Master-Detail Portal

The new Master-Detail portal is a portal, but it is a found set list. There've been some questions going around the forums about this new feature. Since it is a new feature, it does require some new thinking. Read on. The post Common Questions: The FileMaker Master-Detail Portal appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Use JavaScript Without Knowing JavaScript

You know me. I enjoy working with JavaScript. I learned it from my context of a FileMaker developer, and I think everyone can and should consider using it in some aspect of their work. We all can adopt a FileMaker integration. This year I’m lucky to teach a training session at DevCon, where I’ll guide […] The post Use JavaScript Without Knowing JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Common Questions: FileMaker Default Fields

The new FileMaker default fields feature in the latest release of the platform makes our development that much easier. Let's consider their effective use. The post Common Questions: FileMaker Default Fields appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Don’t Mess with FileMaker DevCon: A First-timer’s Guide

For folks who are experiencing FileMaker DevCon for the first time, we provide a guide to the entire conference so that you know how to take advantage of all that the conference has to offer. The post Don’t Mess with FileMaker DevCon: A First-timer’s Guide appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

FIleMaker 17: Perform Script by Name

FileMaker 17 introduces a new script step: Perform Script by Name.  FileMaker Devs have been asking for this feature for a long time. It sounds like a useful idea, but we should probably try to understand how it works before we just adopt it willy-nilly, for all our script calling needs.  Let's explore this idea together. The post FIleMaker 17: Perform Script by Name appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Editor: The Rich-Text Editor Add-On For FileMaker

Editor is THE rich-text editing tool for FileMaker. It is familiar for users and flexible for developers. Editor provides a full-suite of text-formatting tools for writing projects such as notes and blog posts. The formatting is saved, and can be retrieved for further editing. Editor is the best way to provide formatted text for FileMaker. The post Editor: The Rich-Text Editor Add-On For FileMaker appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

Like a Boss: FileMaker Custom Functions

FileMaker custom functions, available to everyone with FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced, gives us more control on customizing our custom apps. Let's take a look at what custom functions are and how they can be used. The post Like a Boss: FileMaker Custom Functions appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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PauseOnError New Orleans 2018: Standing Tall with Others

PauseOnError 2018, led by the Women of FileMaker, was an intimate and inspiring gathering set in a beautiful hotel in a beautiful city. The diversity of topics gave everyone plenty of concepts and techniques and thoughts on which to ponder. The post PauseOnError New Orleans 2018: Standing Tall with Others appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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FileMaker 17 Features: When to use all the new shiny things, part 1

Congratulations. You’ve upgraded to the latest version of the FileMaker platform. That’s a good thing. We always recommend folks do that quickly. There’s compelling reasons to keep your app fresh. The FileMaker platform, in its current 17 version state, is exciting and new and quite game changing (again). Let’s take a moment to look at […] The post FileMaker 17 Features: When to use all the new shiny things, part 1 appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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The Tools of FileMaker Pro Advanced

FileMaker Pro Advanced 17 gives everyone the full developer tools in the platform to be efficient in development and analysis. We review all the tools finally available. The post The Tools of FileMaker Pro Advanced appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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FileMaker 17 – Why I Don’t Care About 17, But Love the FileMaker Platform

FileMaker is not a Product it is a Platform. Platforms are different. They don't really have a product release every 2 to 4 years. They have regular releases of whatever is ready to go. That's why I don't care much about the number 17. The post FileMaker 17 – Why I Don’t Care About 17, But Love the FileMaker Platform appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Like a Boss: The FileMaker Database Design Report

The FileMaker Database Design Report exposes the DNA of a custom app, showing where a field or calculation is used. The report is invaluable to a developer. The post Like a Boss: The FileMaker Database Design Report appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist on the Adatasol Podcast

Last week, the Adatasol FileMaker Podcast, hosted by Dan Weiss of Adatasol interviewed Todd. He spoke about Geist Interactive: our history, where we are, and things we love. The post Todd Geist on the Adatasol Podcast appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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You can Do JavaScript

We are FileMaker Developers. That means we can be JavaScript developers as well. We can learn and use JS in our work to enhance our custom FileMaker apps. Let's explore why we can and learn JavaScript. The post You can Do JavaScript appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Realtime Developer Intelligence

Have you ever been deep into a complex FileMaker script and realized you need to know something about the structure of the app?  Maybe you need to know where a custom function is used, or what scripts call the script you are working on. What do you do? The post Realtime Developer Intelligence appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

 

GoDraw3: Hack the Heck Out of It

GoDraw3 is a FileMaker drawing tool for users. For FileMaker developers, however, it is full of customization. A developer can do with it what she wants. The post GoDraw3: Hack the Heck Out of It appeared first on Geist Interactive.
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Todd Geist

Todd Geist

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