I attended JSON and API sessions during the FileMaker Developer conference and they blew my mind! The two technologies actually go hand and hand; one is built on the other so it was a very informative and comprehensive day for me. FileMaker integration features are my favorite benefits of the platform because they allow us to connect and exchange data with other data sources, thereby expanding the capabilities of our applications. I was able to witness some amazing FileMaker integrations between these two sessions.
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We at The Support Group want to encourage women to join the FileMaker community and the technology industry in general. It's not hard to see how disproportionate the number of male FileMaker developers vs. female FileMaker developers is at the annual FileMaker Developer Conference. So this year we decided to donate one of our conference tickets to an aspiring female FileMaker leader who would otherwise not be able to attend the 2017 FileMaker DevCon event.
We’ve been writing FileMaker scripts for over 25 years now (ever since FileMaker Pro 2.0, when the ScriptMaker first appeared) and we’ve developed our own set of best practices in terms of managing them here at The Support Group. Every FileMaker developer has his or her own set of methods, preferences, styles, etc., but we all agree that writing and maintaining scripts properly can save you a lot of time and frustration in the long run. Whether you're an experienced FileMaker developer or new to development, you should find these seven scripting tips useful.
We created a billing system with FileMaker Pro so that our client could focus on providing quality care.
Family Lives is the type of organization we rarely hear about, but they have a critical mission in life. Their team of medical professionals provides high quality, in-home health care for some very sick young people, who, in many cases, would otherwise require institutional care.
Thank you, FileMaker 16! My wish has been granted; we are now able to Save Records as PDF in FileMaker WebDirect. Goodbye robot processes and hello FileMaker WebDirect!
Six years ago we created and shared a white paper titled Six Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your FileMaker Consultant. We thought it would be helpful to update the information within the paper since many of our readers continue to express interest in the topic.
“Where is that field? How do I select the sliding panel behind the portal?”
In FileMaker land, we've had the ability to stack objects since version 1.0. And ever since then, it's also been possible to lose objects behind one another. You have to know exactly where the object is in the FileMaker Layout Objects window and move things around until you can actually click on it with the mouse in order to select it.
You know that it is on your FileMaker Platform features wish list. It’s THE feature you have been waiting for (along with the other 116 features you have been waiting for).
FileMaker 16 is here and the release of a new version of FileMaker and upgrades can cause mixed emotions - excitement, concern, confusion, stress, to name a few.
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The Support Group is one of the largest and most successful FileMaker consulting companies in the world, with offices in Boston, New York, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. We’re looking for seasoned FileMaker developers in our Boston-area headquarters in Framingham, New York and San Mateo.