FileMaker Developer Conference 2017

2017-08-11T16:17:11+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

The FileMaker Developer Conference wrapped up Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. This is my favorite location for the conference, as it's great for networking, relaxing (lazy river) and spending time with friends. The food is always exceptional. The conference was a different format this year. It began [...]

Come visit us at Devcon 2017 Booth #16

2017-07-25T13:40:13+00:00 July 25th, 2017|

  Jarvis CRM v4 Even More Powerful and Easier to use! The Jarvis CRM V4 simple user interface is easy to adopt and implement. Optimized for the FileMaker 16 Platform, Jarvis CRM is intuitive, customizable, and highly scalable. Jarvis CRM has the features to run your business more effectively than ever before. Fully unlocked and customizable to your business [...]

Google – Auto Complete using JSON in FIleMaker 16

2017-06-14T15:29:37+00:00 May 12th, 2017|

I am excited to share with you some of the new features now that FileMaker 16 has officially been released.  In this post I thought I would start out simple and show the JSON parsing function coupled with a simple API call which allows for simpler data entry when it comes to entering in [...]

JSON Transactional Edits in FileMaker 16

2017-06-16T12:20:35+00:00 May 9th, 2017|

FileMaker 16 was announced this morning and I'm excited to show you a couple of things it can do. You may remember a couple of posts: FileMaker User Interface Design - Time for a change and Contextual Mode Shifting - It's a Thing! Both Techniques showed us how to have a cleaner design in "Browse [...]

Separating Info in Excel Combined Fields

2016-11-01T17:01:16+00:00 July 29th, 2016|

Here’s a quick fix if you have an Excel spreadsheet that has a field that combines the city, state, and zip in one field. Three calculations will easily extract the information and place them into individual fields allowing you to easily import them into FileMaker. The combined field is present in B2 and the formula [...]

Jarvis CRM V3: A New Way to Think about CRM

2016-11-01T17:01:16+00:00 July 18th, 2016|

Las Vegas—July 18, 2016—The Scarpetta GroupTM, Inc. announced today that they would be releasing an update to Jarvis CRM to V3, a full-featured business solution. Jarvis is a full-featured business solution for desktop, mobile and web. Built on the FileMaker 15 platform, it runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, and in a web browser. Jarvis was [...]

FileMaker 15 Resources

2016-05-12T20:09:04+00:00 May 13th, 2016|

FileMaker 15 was just released Monday and I wanted to get you a jumpstart with the FileMaker 15 Resources that I download every time a new version is released. You may remember I did this last year with my post FileMaker 14 Resources. I would start with the FileMaker Training Series: Basics book which is available as a FREE ebook [...]

Dynamic Portal Search with FileMaker 14

2016-11-01T17:01:16+00:00 October 15th, 2015|

So here is another one of those things I can’t live without, it's really the custom function that drives this post and was created by FileMaker Inspirations but that I constantly use because of how fast it is. So lets see what it can do. I should note that you need to have FileMaker Pro [...]

Contextual Mode Shifting – It’s a Thing! – Technique.

2016-11-01T17:01:16+00:00 August 4th, 2015|

During the Keynote at the  2015 FileMaker Developers Conference in Las Vegas, NV, Andrew Lecates mentioned a development technique we have adopted. For those of you who didn't stop by our booth, here are the details. Often times the simplest techniques can be the most powerful. This is one of them. So what is Contextual [...]

FileMaker 14 Resources

2015-05-15T12:50:19+00:00 May 15th, 2015|

Last year I wrote a post FileMaker 13 Certification Exam Resources, while the exam for FileMaker 14 is not currently out yet these are great FileMaker 14 resources to start with and you'll be referencing with all the really cool features FileMaker 14 has to offer. I recommend starting with the FIleMaker Training Series: Basics book [...]