soSIMPLE Calendar As a developer, deciding what you will build versus what you should buy (or what is available for free) is often a critical decision. Make the wrong choice might result in wasted time, an inferior solution, or a product that won’t work on all platforms – Client, Go, WebDirect, or server. A calendar […]
FileMaker Service Business Starter Solution Check out this free Service Business Starter Solution (download at the link) from Richard Carlton Consulting and FileMaker. It’s completely unlocked and modifiable. If you are looking for a custom service business solution for your service company, it’s a great place to start. It works on iPads, iPhones, and your desktop, and […]
Douglas Alder puts his virtual list to good use again (the last time was for vcard export) to export calendar (.ics) files from FileMaker to just about any calendar program. EXPORT ICS CALENDAR FORMAT FILES The purpose of this module and scripts are to export an .ics file for importing into Calendar applications. The scripts anticipate […]
TIM DIETRICH IS AT IT AGAIN: A free, easy to install calendar with a long list of features: Since informally announcing FMEasyCalendar last Friday, I’ve received a number of emails asking about the project. The interest in the EasyCalendar has been both surprising and encouraging. Here’s an update on progress that I’ve made, the feature list, […]
DOUGLAS ALDER addresses the UTF-8/16 export problem brought about by a decision made long ago by FileMaker programmers: In my last post about exporting Calendar files, I glossed over the UTF-8/16 issue that is still present in FileMaker Pro. The problem is that if a script employs “Export Field Contents”, which my last demo did, there is […]
GOOD THINGS HAPPEN when a developer is able to grab ideas and techniques from around the web and put them together to make a better solution. When that developer is able to make it modular, the whole developer community benefits. Douglas Alder of Homebase Software did just that recently by making a stand alone export solution […]
SEEDCODE’S CALENDAR now works in WebDirect. There’s a lot of complex code in their calendar–I’ll glad they got it to work. I’ have clients who will make use of that at some point. Preview: SeedCode Calendar in Web Direct. – SeedCode.