There is a free downloadable file at the link, so pop on over and grab a copy.
Connect FileMaker to a Scale
Claus Lavendt made a 9 minute video showing a couple of ways to connect a serial scale to FileMaker, allowing the user to grab the data and store:
It is fairly simple and in the video I show you 2 ways of doing it.
One way is to use a serial plugin, another is by using a serial-to-bluetooth dongle.
Watch the video at the link and get a free downloadable FileMaker example file with all of the code needed to make the connection.
Successfully dealing with clients, whether in selling or in developing a solution, requires study and practice. And a lot of advice is, to say the least, of marginal usefulness. Entrepreneur Magazine recently published a guide to avoiding three things that drive clients away from the bargaining table or, in the case of a FileMaker developer, from a strategy session. Their first point applies to developers helping a client find a solution:
Forcing your customer to take the lead
There is a very common question that gets asked in the sales world. And it drives customers up the flippin’ wall. The question? “How can I help you?”
The request sounds innocent enough — almost friendly. But think of the implications. We are asking the customer to take the lead and describe both the situation and the solution.