Apologies in advance if this is a vague question, or if it's been extensively documented, but I could do with some basic advice on moving filemaker tables to SQL. In terms of database development, I have only really known FileMaker.
We have a 60 table, 25 user FileMaker database which takes care of most if not all of the company's operations.
There is now talk of allowing other platforms (such as PowerApps/PowerBI) access to the data. One such reason is other people are interested in making apps/applets that serve specific functions. This would be simple if the data were held on a SQL database.
So if all the FileMaker tables were to be moved to SQL, what sort of a task is that in terms of keeping the existing FileMaker gui functioning?
Or. is there a simpler way to grant other platforms access to filemaker tables?
And of course, what are the downsides?
I have a pretty simple document generation and management solution to which I would like to add an email capability. I would like to be able to have my email attachments dealt with FileMaker so as to be given a unique name and allow me to save them to my HD all in Macintosh.
Any body interested in taking on this task for me?
I will buy whichever plugin will do the best job or suits the successful consultant.
By Jay Hensen
We are currently looking for a Filemaker developer who can work for us as an independent freelancer/contractor. We are a mid-level Filemaker Developer who needs assistance with maintenance and limited customization on our solutions.
Our headquarters is based in northern NJ. However, this is a position that can be remote.
Looking forward to hearing from this community, and thank you for the help.
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