Matt Petrowski and Matt Navarre discuss FileMakers’s new iOS App SDK, which allows FileMaker solutions to be made into an iOS app. What does it do? Simple: It replaces FileMaker Go, and makes it simple to let your clients open right into their custom application with a single click. It allows your app to talk […]
Lots of listening for those wanting to learn: Matt Navarre and Matt Petrowsky on increasing speed, and Dr. Andy Cohen and Lee Strong on Design philosophies and a resize button trick: FileMaker Talk Podcast Matt & Matt talk about FileMaker performance and what you can do to make things faster within your favorite database. Filemaker Success […]
Dealing with data entry issues by your users can be an ongoing problem. And how you deal with them, especially if you are importing lots of records routinely, might have bad side effects for your users. The takeaway in this great video about a pretty boring subject is simple: Fix the problems as the data […]
Things you’ll learn about Matt Petrowsky in this interview: When he got his start with FileMaker How he got started using FileMaker What he used instead of FileMaker What he did before he went back to FileMaker The business he was running when he went back How he got started answering questions and how it […]
A free video from Matt Petrowski’s pay site on writing and reading clean code. If you are a serious developer, sign up for Matt’s site. The price is reasonable and the content will help you out: The ability to read code is similar to being able to read a foreign language. The greater your vocabulary […]
In this overview video, Matt Petrowsky of ISO FileMaker Magazine talks with well-known developer Tim Dietrich about all the cool new features found in the FileMaker 14 release. Check out Tim Dietrich’s take on FileMaker 14 at his blog.
Matt Petrowsky shows some great shortcuts in a custom database (subscription required to download) he built to speed up database development. The first part of the video shows how to use the database to avoid trips in and out of the Data Viewer. The second part is problem solving. Here’s a video about composing your FileMaker […]
This week there are two great FileMaker podcasts for your listening pleasure: FileMaker Talk Podcast Matt Navarre and Matt Petrowski’s FileMaker Talk Podcast 107: Episode 107: Jumping from 13v5 to v9, SSL updates & Connector Selector FileMaker Talk Podcast. FileMaker Success Tips 342 Thu, 23 April 2015 342_FM_Success_Tips Container Interactive Content, Newbie Flubs, Looking […]
Security is a hot topic now –and for good reason: small businesses are the target of most hacking attempts. In 2013, seventy two percent of data breaches investigated by Verizon Communications’ forensic analysis unit in its latest Data Breach Investigations Report were focused on companies with less than 100 employees. Small business (1 to 250 employees) accounted […]
A free video and download from Matt Petrowski on loading content from a variety of sources, including the web: FileMaker Pro is such a wonderful environment for being able to rapidly create software which is extremely powerful and functional. The fact that the database is just there, built-in and available saves an enormous amount of […]
Should you need to display an unlimited number of images/documents/videos from a single record in a FileMaker Solution, Matt Petrowsky has the solution you seek. And Richard Carlton has a video showing the capabilities of that solution. If you want the actual solution with the explanation video by Matt, however, you’ll need to sign […]
Get over to this video and learn some great FileMaker Offscreen Tips & Tricks. And subscribe to Matt’s site to get the keys to lots of other great code and tips. Offscreen Tips & Tricks – ISO FileMaker Magazine.
Matt Petrowsky put together a great video about the Perform Script on Server (PSoS) command. While there are many benefits to PSoS, this video focuses on installing plugins on either the server or a client (Mac or Windows) on startup. The plugins in his example are Base Elements from Goya and Scriptmaster from 360Works, both great […]
Matt Petrowsky shows a couple of intriguing tricks, including using a list field as a form for entering data. He uses a unique feature found in FileMaker that is not often used: Repeating Fields. FileMaker 6 and earlier, FileMaker supported only one table per database file, and repeating fields were an easy way to simulate things like invoices […]