“ Design great-looking apps for Apple iOS devices.” Designing iOS apps can be difficult sometimes, but finding correct and up-to-date information about all of Apples’ devices shouldn’t be. These design guidelines will help any designer who’s building neat things for iOS get started within seconds. Read more on the website
Via Didier Daglinckx
We explore using FileMaker 13's new feature allowing you to create custom themes and styles. Custom themes now allow us to create a unified user interface in your application while maintaining an optimized solution.
Developers spend more time reading and debugging code than they do actually writing code. To limit frustration and wasting valuable time later on, here are some tips on what we do to help create readable code at the beginning of a project.
Via David Anders
“ Today we're going to look at a reporting challenge that comes up from time to time, and a technique that can be useful to have in your developer bag of tricks.”In the demo file, Non-Breaking-Groups... read more on the blog
Via Didier Daglinckx
Learn how to make applications easier on the users and other developers by making code that is robust and readable. A few tips and techniques for scripting that we use in systems are highlighted. Be sure to download our FileMaker Scripting Template database examples.
FileMaker 12 introduced a totally new landscape for layout design. Along with the new way in which objects are represented, was the new way in which a layout was defined. We now have this offscreen area of a layout. It's a convenient "storage area" of sorts. Where you can store "in progress" layout elements and documentation. It doesn't stop there, however. You can include a lot of things which contribute to the actual logic of how your FileMaker solution functions. Take layout script triggers for example, or even portals themselves. When you leave a given layout, your portals reset and triggers may fire, which you may not want. So the best solution to this problem is to simply keep some things offscreen that would otherwise be onscreen. This video shows you a variety of useful tips which take full advantage of the offscreen area of layouts. Looking to learn more about killer FileMaker development? This video won't disappoint!