Perform Script by Script Name in FileMaker® 17

2018-07-24T11:39:04+00:00By |

How does it work? Perform Script and Perform Script on Server were updated to allow selecting From list or By name.  From list allows selecting from scripts as normal. But By name allows you to specify a the script name using the Calculation Dialog so it will accept calculations for the script [...]

How to Create a Master/Detail View in FileMaker 17

2018-07-11T11:23:06+00:00By |

One of FileMaker 17’s new features is the built-in ability to create a Master/Detail view.  A Master/Detail view uses a portal to display the Master List and some detail fields of the selected portal record for a  full view of the data. In the past, app developers would have created Self-Joins, Portal Filters, etc. in [...]

Why Your Project Proposal for Your FileMaker Solution Matters

2018-06-08T09:59:10+00:00By |

It seems obvious that the project proposal for your FileMaker solution is extremely important.  However, most clients think that it’s only important from a cost value. The truth is your project proposal does so much more than that. Your project proposal is the foundation for the entire execution of the project. So what types [...]

Jarvis CRM, the Perfect Starter Solution

2018-06-04T14:23:00+00:00By |

Finding a complete CRM and project management solution for your company can be quite the challenge when most solutions are too expensive, too hard to use, and don’t meet all your company requirements. Often, they’re slow, clunky and require your company’s adaptation to them. Imagine if there was a solution that navigated through your [...]

Show Custom Dialog Variables in FileMaker® 17

2018-05-21T16:11:29+00:00By |

FileMaker 17 was officially announced last week, and there are some pretty cool new features to share. I’m going to highlight the Show Custom Dialog Variables, now updated for the use of variables or fields, which should be a time saver for you. So how many of us have been using global fields to enter [...]

Welcome FileMaker® 17

2018-05-17T10:54:45+00:00By |

As part of what has become an annual update around the middle of May, FileMaker continued its pattern with FileMaker 17, an update that tunes the platform to both the end user and the developer. There are a lot of subtle changes that will not initially jump out, so let’s take a look. Licensing [...]

JSON Path Parsing Demo in FIleMaker 16

2017-10-02T11:11:43+00:00By |

Have you ever been given a huge block of nested JSON, or you are playing around with an API and you would like to see the keys for what is being returned? With the introduction of FileMaker 16’s JSON functions and a single script you can get a list of all the unique paths [...]

Navigating a Custom Development Project

2017-08-25T10:20:15+00:00By |

Susan Fennema, one of our project managers, is this week's guest blogger. You've decided you're ready to invest in a custom development project - your very own software - for your business. But, how do you navigate this new world you're stepping off in? It can be challenging to [...]

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