I traveled to L.A. recently for business and, not wanting to waste an opportunity to get to know more people in the FileMaker community, scheduled a video interview with David Knight of Angel City Data. Listen in to learn more about David, including: How he got his start with FileMaker How he landed major recording studios as clients How […]
Check out the list of Free FileMaker Example files below!FileMaker bloggers often link a downloadable example file that shows you how to do their latest tip/trick.What I’ve done here is make one master list, easily searchable without leaving the list, linking every blog article I curate that contains a downloadable file at the original posts’ website.I […]
Just for a little fun (and nothing to do with FileMaker), check out this video from Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox European Tour. Scott Bradlee finds talented singers and performers and puts together very entertaining videos–lot’s of fun to watch and listen to. All About That Bass – Postmodern Jukebox European Tour Version – YouTube.
An informative video (and associated blog post with downloads) by Daniel Shanahan of New Leaf Data on four different ways to accomplish the same task: Updating inventory records in a FileMaker database. Shanahan explains four ways: • 01_Find and Update.fmp12 is straight forward enough. Find the item and the Item location records and update them […]
Most of FileMaker programming is fairly straight forward and repetitive: Setting up T.O.’s, adding fields, building layouts, and so on. The biggest challenges occur when a solution calls for specific feature or features that aren’t supported by FileMaker. Then it’s time get creative. And that’s where a of time is spent on a solution, experimenting with […]
A reader recently commented on an earlier post about podcasting being boring and that video was a much better way to go. Fair point. Video is more effective at instruction: almost all people learn better with visual and audio feedback combined with repetition. It would seem that video has it all over podcasts, and that […]
Two videos by Guy Stevens about adding warning sign icons to your solution. Also, Stevens is offering online video training at Udemy.com for those interested. Published on Mar 12, 2015 Add multiple warning signs, badges, pictograms, icons or any kind of pictures to your database to display on other layouts. File: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1… Check out my […]
Some interesting posts from the world of design: Does Your Dashboard Suck? – Captaindash. I’ve seen a few. 20 Perfect Color Palettes For Your Next Design Project I find color palettes very useful, since I can’t pick them myself. 1000s of Vector Graphics for Every Design Situation. You have to purchase these, but there are a lot and the […]
FileMaker Function of the Week is back after a short break. And Stuart Gripman tackles the Average function this time around: After a brief hiatus, the Function of the Week is back and just as ordinary, normal, typical, standard and regular as ever! Why so mundane? Because we’re picking apart the Average function this week and […]
Courtesy of Dr. Andy Cohen and Lee Strong: Thu, 19 March 2015 337_FM_Success_Tips InspectorPro 5, Data Driven Graphics, Mandelbulb.com Direct download: 337_FM_Success_Tips.mp3 Category:podcasts — posted at: 5:30 PM Filemaker Success Tips 337
Windows Outlook Compatibility with FileMaker Pro If you encounter unexpected problems using Outlook as a client when using the “Send via Email Client” script step, this article may clear up your problems: The FileMaker platform allows you to interact and exchange data with many different applications and technologies. Besides being able to import and export […]
First look: Google Calendar Integrations for FileMaker, from Feedzon: Google Calendar Integration for FileMaker Feedzon Calendar is a simple yet powerful API enabling you to easily integrate your FileMaker solutions with Google Calendar in as little as just one script step. Support is provided for both free Google and Google Apps accounts and there are no […]
A good listen while you exercise or during drive time to work. Thu, 12 March 2015 336_FM_Success_Tips Reports Model Part 3, Search, Sort, Go Specific record, Replace Some Text Direct download: 336_FM_Success_Tips.mp3 Category:podcasts — posted at: 5:30 PM Filemaker Success Tips : 336_FM_Success_Tips.
I’ve been exploring the latest version Seedcode Complete, released 3 months ago. This version is designed us on the Selector Connector design model, is extremely modular, and keeps the focus of the user on a multi-use design type. Modules of information, easily available with this system, slide in and out, with an occasional popover to display more […]
Another great example of the power of FileMaker and FileMaker Go to solve large problems in short order, this time from Bangladesh: Faced with evaluating nearly 1,100 factories in Bangladesh for fire and building safety hazards, engineering and consulting firm Hughes Associates, Inc., needed a way to streamline the inspection and reporting process on behalf […]
James Scarpetta continues his new series on Perform Script of Server (PSoS) with Part 2, deleting a record on the server: Welcome to PSoS – Perform Script on Server Part 2. In PSoS – Perform Script on Server Part 1 I showed how to create a record on the server and come back to a […]