Tim Dietrich and I have been experimenting with the FileMaker and the Web recently using Custom Web Publishing. One thing led to another. FMEasyWeb Tim’s been working on FMEasyWeb which makes it crazy easy to put a FileMaker layout on the web. Below you can see what a list layout currently looks like. It generates the layout automatically
NOTE: We really like this method, but it won’t work in FileMaker Go since it requires an Extension. If the ExecuteSQL function had INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE or if we could run a script in the calculation engine, this would work. For years, we’ve had problems with Filemaker unstored Fields. Don’t get me wrong, unstored fields
FileMaker Inc released FileMaker 13 today! From the press release… FileMaker 13 includes more than 50 new features. Chief among them are: FileMaker WebDirect, an entirely new, HTML5 browser-based technology that allows teams to create and deploy desktop-style solutions in a web browser with no programming skills required. Tools to create amazing iPad and iPhone solutions
From the description of JetScanner: “JetScanner is an ideal solution for both professional and casual use. It is one of the easiest ways to convert images on your iDevice into easy to use, view, and share PDF files.” -iPhoneLife “JetScanner will create not just simple PDFs, but powerful ones in a matter of moments.” -appchronicles
A friend just sent me a link for HopTo and it looks very useful, so I thought I’d share it… One thing that I miss on iOS is a Mac like experience where I can access my files, no matter the app. On iOS, we have to think about what app created the file, then
Brian Schick posted on Twitter a link on how to open additional instances of FileMaker, or any other application on your Mac. This was also mentioned at PauseOnError this week several times. I wouldn’t suggest that general users try this out, but developers and power users could used this to be able to multi task better.
Which do you like better: I thought so. Recently, I learned that the MBS FileMaker Plugin could color code FileMaker scripts and calcs on Mac OS. Sorry Windows users… It’s amazing. Plus calculations are colorized. It’s something I just can’t live without now… To try it for free: Download the plugin. Install the plugin, remembering