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FileMaker Portal In-Line Progress Bar

FileMaker – Portal In-Line Progress Bar The Portal In-Line Progress Bar, one of FileMaker 15’s new performance-based features, brings with it the separation of a layout’s non-portal and portal rendering tasks. This means users are no longer forced to wait for cumbersome portals to load before being able to interact with a window’s content. It also means developers can now feel more confident in deploying portals once considered off limits due to their long load times. Watch on Youtube: FileMak

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FileMaker Portal In-Line Progress Bar

FileMaker – Portal In-Line Progress Bar The Portal In-Line Progress Bar, one of FileMaker 15’s new performance-based features, brings with it the separation of a layout’s non-portal and portal rendering tasks. This means users are no longer forced to wait for cumbersome portals to load before being able to interact with a window’s content. It also means developers can now feel more confident in deploying portals once considered off limits due to their long load times. Watch on Youtube: FileMak

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FileMaker 15 User Interface

FileMaker 15 User Interface The FileMaker platform is a constantly evolving and improving ecosystem. The latest version of FileMaker has overhauled the user interface in a number of ways. The FileMaker application UI is extremely important because it is the backdrop of every FileMaker app. This round of updates increases the user experience with visual clarity, less text and visual noise on screen, more intuitive icons, and greater consistency of color. Let’s take a deeper look:  Refreshed St

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FileMaker 15 User Interface

FileMaker 15 User Interface The FileMaker platform is a constantly evolving and improving ecosystem. The latest version of FileMaker has overhauled the user interface in a number of ways. The FileMaker application UI is extremely important because it is the backdrop of every FileMaker app. This round of updates increases the user experience with visual clarity, less text and visual noise on screen, more intuitive icons, and greater consistency of color. Let’s take a deeper look:  Refreshed St

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FileMaker 15 Security Enhancements

FileMaker 15 Security Enhancements FileMaker has done it again. They are constantly improving the security features of the FileMaker platform to better serve its users. Now that FileMaker 15 has arrived lets review those changes.  Pro / Pro Advanced 15 Features First a new warning will appear whenever a connection is made to a hosted file and the connection cannot be validated. This mainly applies to deployments of server that are using the self-signed certificate when SSL is first enabled

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FileMaker 15 Security Enhancements

FileMaker 15 Security Enhancements FileMaker has done it again. They are constantly improving the security features of the FileMaker platform to better serve its users. Now that FileMaker 15 has arrived lets review those changes.  Pro / Pro Advanced 15 Features First a new warning will appear whenever a connection is made to a hosted file and the connection cannot be validated. This mainly applies to deployments of server that are using the self-signed certificate when SSL is first enabled

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FileMaker In-Product Updates

FileMaker In-Product Updates FileMaker 15 introduced a much welcomed improvement to the updating process: you can now upgrade your FileMaker Pro directly in Pro itself, instead of needing to hunt for an updater on a separate web page. But that’s not all – the updaters are significantly smaller in size, making downloads faster. With these changes FileMaker has modernized the updating process, which should ultimately result in more users on the latest version, a goal that aligns with FMI’s contin

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FileMaker In-Product Updates

FileMaker In-Product Updates FileMaker 15 introduced a much welcomed improvement to the updating process: you can now upgrade your FileMaker Pro directly in Pro itself, instead of needing to hunt for an updater on a separate web page. But that’s not all – the updaters are significantly smaller in size, making downloads faster. With these changes FileMaker has modernized the updating process, which should ultimately result in more users on the latest version, a goal that aligns with FMI’s contin

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FileMaker Google Route Optimization

FileMaker Google Route Optimization Whether you are a technician that has multiple appointments in a day, or you are a traveling salesperson, you want to minimize your time on the road. Luckily for us, Google has an API for route optimization! Let’s look at how to connect your FileMaker solution with the Google Maps Directions API to take a list of locations and order them to minimize the time spent traveling. Watch on Youtube: FileMaker Google Route Optimization Creating a Free Develo

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FileMaker Google Route Optimization

FileMaker Google Route Optimization Whether you are a technician that has multiple appointments in a day, or you are a traveling salesperson, you want to minimize your time on the road. Luckily for us, Google has an API for route optimization! Let’s look at how to connect your FileMaker solution with the Google Maps Directions API to take a list of locations and order them to minimize the time spent traveling. Watch on Youtube: FileMaker Google Route Optimization Creating a Free Develo

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FileMaker Server Connections Renewal Price Increase

FileMaker Server Connections Renewal Price Increase When FileMaker 14 came out last year, the price of new users of FileMaker Server for FileMaker Go and WebDirect users increased to be closer in line with the price of FileMaker Pro. Historically FileMaker lets existing customers have a year of transition the new price of licenses. With that being said, the renewal price for FileMaker Server with FileMaker Go/WebDirect connections will be going up to match the price of new licenses on May 12th

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FileMaker Server Connections Renewal Price Increase

FileMaker Server Connections Renewal Price Increase When FileMaker 14 came out last year, the price of new users of FileMaker Server for FileMaker Go and WebDirect users increased to be closer in line with the price of FileMaker Pro. Historically FileMaker lets existing customers have a year of transition the new price of licenses. With that being said, the renewal price for FileMaker Server with FileMaker Go/WebDirect connections will be going up to match the price of new licenses on May 12th

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FileMaker Google Calendar Integration

FileMaker Google Calendar Integration Having your own calendar inside of FileMaker is a great way for you and your coworkers to keep track of upcoming appointments. However, building your own calendar in FileMaker is a very tedious task. Why reinvent the wheel when there are already apps out there that you can integrate with? I will show you how to connect your FileMaker solution with Google Calendar to take advantage of this powerful calendar and all of its features. Watch on Youtube: FileMak

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FileMaker Google Calendar Integration

FileMaker Google Calendar Integration Having your own calendar inside of FileMaker is a great way for you and your coworkers to keep track of upcoming appointments. However, building your own calendar in FileMaker is a very tedious task. Why reinvent the wheel when there are already apps out there that you can integrate with? I will show you how to connect your FileMaker solution with Google Calendar to take advantage of this powerful calendar and all of its features. Watch on Youtube: FileMak

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Heat Maps in FileMaker

Heat Maps in FileMaker FileMaker is a powerful tool for data visualization, with many tools to display the story that the numbers tell. What many may not realize is that the vector-based SVG button icons can be utilized for some very flexible custom charting. Let’s explore how we can use them to quickly construct a choropleth map, more commonly called a heat map. Watch on YouTube Heat Maps in FileMaker Creating a Heat Map FileMaker not only has the ability to import SVG icons, it also g

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Heat Maps in FileMaker

Heat Maps in FileMaker FileMaker is a powerful tool for data visualization, with many tools to display the story that the numbers tell. What many may not realize is that the vector-based SVG button icons can be utilized for some very flexible custom charting. Let’s explore how we can use them to quickly construct a choropleth map, more commonly called a heat map. Watch on YouTube Heat Maps in FileMaker Creating a Heat Map FileMaker not only has the ability to import SVG icons, it also g

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FileMaker Embraces Crowdsourcing

FileMaker Embraces Crowdsourcing – New Product Ideas Space FileMaker Inc. recently introduced the FileMaker Product Ideas space on FileMaker Community, a place to view, post, vote and comment on feature requests for the FileMaker product line. While not a replacement for the longstanding FileMaker Feature Request webpage, the reddit-like Product Ideas space enhances and modernizes the feature request process, giving the developer community a public forum to express their crowdsourced opinions o

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FileMaker vs QuickBase

FileMaker vs QuickBase Today is the day, it is time to look for a technology that fits your needs, but where do you begin? You realize you need a more powerful tool then a spreadsheet and there must be a better way to manage your workflow. You’re ready for a custom application. We will compare FileMaker by Apple with QuickBase by Intuit, to help manage your custom workflow. I’d like to first off say that we are a FileMaker partner, and that it was difficult doing the comparison of the two plat

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WordPress Form FileMaker Integration

WordPress Form FileMaker Integration Are you tired of double data entry from forms on your website? Web forms are a great way to generate leads, capture orders, or other pieces of information. Forms submissions are typically sent via email and clutter you and your teams inbox. Thereafter you manually copy or type the data in your FileMaker application. Instead we will show you how to drop a website form into a FileMaker dashboard. LIBERTY! Watch on YouTube WordPress Form FileMaker Integration

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FileMaker Radius Search

FileMaker Radius Search Imagine a sales rep visiting a customer in an adjacent state.  Since the rep is unfamiliar with the area, it would be great to have a list of nearby customers they could visit afterwards.  One of the best ways to accomplish this is to perform a radius search on the customers within your FileMaker solution, evaluating the distance between the rep and each customer’s address.  Let’s take a look at how to build one of these yourself using Google Maps API, some custom functi

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FileMaker Custom Button Icons

Custom Button Icons FileMaker 14 ushered in a new era of vector graphics with the advent of button icons. FileMaker comes pre-loaded with 140 very useful glyphs; additionally you can expand your collection with any number of custom glyphs and images. These icons can then be added to any button or popover button. The default button icons in FileMaker are in SVG format. An SVG is an XML-based image that renders based on a series of mathematical formulas, and thus can be scaled without pixilation

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FileMaker Safety Checklist

FileMaker Safety Checklist The FileMaker platform does a great job providing native security features for your organization. While no organization can have too much security, the key is finding a comfort level that best fits your company. I always recommend organizations sit down and really think about one question: What would happen if your data were to be compromised? Once you know the answer you can begin to draft and implement a security policy that is right for your organization. I offe

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