On this episode we talked to Daniel from New Leaf Data and discussed his company, his focus and his recommendations for newer developers. Daniel was generous enough to offer a discount code for his FM Inventory Starter file that you can get us
On this episode we discuss the Data Separation Model used in FileMaker development. We rebut the arguments made on the July 22, 2019 podcast Fireside FileMaker by John Mark Osborne and Michael Rocharde. You can listen to their discussion on the
In this episode we discuss several tips and things to be aware of when developing a solution in FileMaker Pro Advanced 17. FileMaker has been around for a long time and has a few quirks and features, some of which you only learn with experience
In this episode Teresa and Thomas review several free starter files.
fmIgnite Starter from LuminFire
FM Starting Point from RCC Consulting
FM Kickstart from Kempen Automatisering
FMQuickStart from DB Services
Karbon from Geist Interactive
We review each of the Design Functions in FileMaker Advanced 17. We also discuss
DatabaseNames A list of the names of all files open on the computer.
FieldBounds The location, in points, of each field boundary and the field’s rotat
We discuss transactions in FileMaker and several approaches.
Geist Interactive Karbon Update Transaction Logs
Geist Interactive FileMaker transactions
Scarpetta Group JSON Transactional Edits
ClickWorks - Transactions without Portals
We play the Google Autocomplete game again, this time with "FileMaker Can..."
Mentioned in this episode:
360Works Email Plugin
CNS SMTPit Pro
MonkeyBread Software MBS
Sending Text Messages with FileMaker
On this episode we discuss Virtual Lists, what they are, how they work and some general uses.
Virtual Lists in 3 Easy Steps by Mighty Data
Using the Virtual List Technique by Soliant
Flexible Reporting with Virtual Lists and Exe
In episode 10 of FileMaker Off The Record we talk about our blueprinting process and wire framing. Some recommended reading:
Paper Prototyping: The Fast and Easy Way to Design and Refine User Interfaces
Sketching User Experiences: Getting
We chat about some of the FileMaker Get() functions, how we use them and some things to be wary of.
We discuss Repeating Global Fields, Lookups, Duplicate Records, Deleting Multiple Records, Searching, Locking, Custom Functions.
Using Hide Object When and referencing repeating fields requires you to specify the repetition, even with the firs
Mentioned in the episode:
MBS FileMaker Plugin - Plugin with over 4,000 functions from Monkeybread Software
Developer Assistant - Dracoventions developer plugin
Scripting Deep Dive Training Class - June 5 2018 at the Pittsburgh Training Cent
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