Firstly it is cross platform which means it runs on Windows, Macs and IOS devices, using FileMaker Go (which I refer to as a thin client). This gives any company that is using it multiple deployment options and can be used on a mixed network effortlessly. Compare this to Microsoft’s Access which only runs on Windows. ...
This is the third post in the "Stumbling into FileMaker: Finding Your Footing" series. In this follow-up to his previous post, Jeremy provides examples of how he solved some reporting problems using Virtual Lists.
Eduatecu Alistair's insight:
Some of these could be incorporated into the web viewer.
This new, interactive, multi-media text book takes a completely fresh, and thought provoking, approach to developing FileMaker solutions. Focussed on interface design, the author starts with the premise that function should follow form; which means you start with the interface and build from there. Critically acclaimed by some of the top FileMaker developers in the world, developers at all levels should find something in it for them.
A while back, I did a blog entry on capturing Caller ID to look up FileMaker database contacts using a VOIP system. I thought it might be interesting to see if the same thing could be done with jus...It turns out that JNSoftware LLC, has already created a Mac app that routes incoming Caller ID to various applications. They even have a FileMaker Pro 7 demo file assembled to demonstrate this in action. I created a new .fmp12 demo file and rebuilt the AppleScript to employ the new FMP URL method (FM 13.0v2 and newer). This revised AppleScript makes it fairly simple to adapt to any FileMaker contacts database.
Brad Cranston of Cranston IT sent us this gorgeous screen shot of his integration of ProMaps into SeedCode Complete. (Love the filters) He got the (free) icons from http://mapicons.mapsmarker.com and explains the legend like this: When [...]
The differences between responsive and adaptive design approaches spotlight important options for us as web and app designers. Choosing with insight can empower you to plan and execute your designs with better aim, purpose and results.With the pervasiveness and diversity of mobile devices, as designers we need to cater to the variety of screen sizes. This is a challenge that every web and app designer currently faces. From the giant corporate monitor to the smartwatch, there are a huge number of
BI (Business Intelligence) is all about providing a summary of the most important information to the right person at the right time. A dynamic information dashboard helps achieve this and FileMaker is the perfect tool for building it. However, 70%-80% of BI projects fail (ref: Gartner) predominantly from focusing too much on the technology and not enough on the business and the people in it. In this session, you will learn about the 10 practical steps that will help you not only implement a dashboard but will also help you avoid the 70%- 80% failure rates.
There are many possible renditions of the UX (User Experience) creative process, designed to help guide a project from conception to completion, but I use the 3D process. The phases within this methodology are 'Discover', 'Define' and 'Deliver'. Each of these phases define the steps needed to...
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