I bought an iPhone 6+ and was surprised how big it was. And I was worried about dropping it, so I bought a case for it. And it turns out, the case had a feature that helps keeps me from dropping my iPhone 6+! Watch the video and afterwards please take the following poll: (…)
I recommend bookmarking this page if there is iOS design in your future. Yann Liqueur-Salzédo of Infografix.eu provides three ways to design layouts on iOS uisng one FileMaker layout to handle both portrait and landscape design. With the addition of a new script trigger OnRotation of device, the hidden objects appear and disappear as needed. Yann not(…)
Another well made video bio of a young FileMaker developer professional, this time of Brian Voss of aAcesoft software in Brooklyn. Kudos to Brian and to Mary Pitzen for putting themselves in front of the camera and advancing both their cause and their careers! Published on Oct 13, 2014 It all started back in high(…)
Listen while driving, biking, or walking. Or sitting still, if you must. Thu, 23 October 2014 320_FM_Success_Tips Typical mistakes in decoupling scripts, 2 theme tools Direct download: 320_FM_Success_Tips.mp3 Category:podcasts – posted at: 5:30 PM Filemaker Success Tips : 320_FM_Success_Tips.
Back in August, I reached out for help with outputting Vcards from FileMaker and Douglas Alder was one of several (thanks to you all, btw) who reached out to help. And he was right: it’s way harder than it should be to output to both Mac and Windows, and the biggest issue is with the “Export(…)
Optimizing your database to run fast from the server is critical, and not necessarily an easy thing to do. The one hour seminars that FileMaker has been making for a while are very helpful, and FileMaker makes them available on demand afterwards. FileMaker is offering two sessions Tuesday, October 28th. Follow the link below to(…)
It seems FileMaker is taking a new tact in it’s advertising and marketing efforts. So far, I’ve seen two videos like this one–one each for a man and a woman–designed to entice other young people to look into developing FileMaker as a career. It’s a smart move for those with an interest in programming and(…)
A very simple way to install Todd Geist’s Barcode Creator into FM Starting Point–or any FileMaker solution, for that matter. Published on Oct 17, 2014 Geist Interactive’s Barcode Creator is a great companion tool for FM Starting Point 4.2. By copying in a few scripts, you can be scanning barcodes in less than a minute!(…)
Alexis Allen of Designing FileMaker has a new guest blogger, John Renfrew of attitiude, and his first article is on adding a visually pleasing way to build an automatic progress tracker that provides instant feedback to a client as the project progresses through the process: I’m pleased to present a guest post from John Renfrew,(…)
Tim Dietrich’s just released FMEasySync V1.3, an open source license database that synchs FileMaker Databases. This version fixes some bugs from v1.2. Here’s to Tim for sharing his timeless work. I’ll be using this on my next synch project. Looking for an easy, powerful, and reliable way to sync FileMaker databases? You’ve come to the(…)
Mentoring/coaching young talent (or talent of any age, for that matter) is a fulfilling and rewarding experience for both parties. I have direct experience with both roles in the immediate past in the area of business coaching. FileMaker Mentoring, the brain child of Egbert Friedrich, is a great start, and one that will start spawning a(…)
Thu, 16 October 2014 319_FM_Success_Tips No padding in table view, Latest Radioshack stuff, Get( Scriptresult ) and Dialog boxes Direct download: 319_FM_Success_Tips.mp3 Category:podcasts – posted at: 5:30 PM Filemaker Success Tips : 319_FM_Success_Tips.
For the more adventurous developers out there, Aaron Giard brings the fourth in his series on using jQuery inside a FileMaker webviewer to build and display charts. But don’t be intimidated! Using jQuery for charts can be broken down into a discrete set of actions: Download the Chart.js library from Github (there is a zip download(…)
One of the most frustrating situations in FileMaker is when you get a “?” in your calculation instead of the answer to the calculation. Stuart Gripman of FullCityConsulting has a very elegant solution for tracking down the error code lurking behind the “?” using the EvaluationError function: When FileMaker is faced with this, or any, unsolvable(…)
Yes, you can! And you have Douglas Alder at Homebase Software to thank for showing us how to do it. For some reason, I just assumed it would work, but it’s good to see someone do it–and write about it: Many small businesses take advantage of FileMaker Pro’s ability to host up to 5 clients(…)