360Works owner Jesse Barnum presented to the New Mexico FileMaker User in January of 2015–for two hours, all of it on mirrorSync. Here are a few facts about MirrorSync: MirrorSync works between FileMaker and FileMaker server And between FileMaker Server and MySQL And between MySQL servers It uses Java to set and make the connections and the […]
If you haven’t been to a Devcon before, and are willing to write an essay about why Thorsen Consulting should send you, read on: As a developer, trainer, recruiter and coach in the FileMaker industry I know that the number one problem facing our industry is lack of qualified developers. We need more talented developers […]
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 […]