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February 2010

FileMaker Type Ahead with FMSnippets and Spell Catcher

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For some time now, FMSnippets has been fantastic for speeding development. Typing out simple abbreviations as save us so much time rather than pointing and clicking or typing out the functions.

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FileMaker Clip Manager Monkey

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Learn how to create FileMaker fields and script statements in seconds with Clip Manger from myFMbutler and a bit of FileMaker code. This example uses FileMaker code to create FileMaker code!

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Date Picker jQuery Plugin to Fit in Your Web Application

Date Picker jQuery Plugin to Fit in Your Web Application: Date Picker jQuery Plugin allows users select a date or a range selection of dates easily. It hasa lot of options and easy to fit in your web application. It supports multiple calendars in the component. We can mark dates as special, weekends, special days. More importantly, we can easy to customize the look by changing CSS. Implementation of DatePicker jQuery Plugin is easy. You just need to attach the Javascript and CSS files to your document. Edit CSS file and fix the paths to images and change colors to fit your site theme, and then select the elements in a jQuery way and call the plugin. Requirements: - Demo: http://www.eyecon.ro/datepicker/ License: License Free"

FileMakerAddict Interviews CampSoftware's Hal Gumbert

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Hal Gumbert
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CampSoftware:


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The Hills Screensaver

The Hills Screensaver: "The Hills screensaver is about the coolest screensaver I’ve seen for Mac OS X, but it’s not easy to get. The screensaver shows beautifully rendered rolling green hills covered in perfectly-manicured grass. You fly over them as though gliding in a silent helicopter. It’s utterly hypnotic — and very relaxing, especially on a big display."

LotsaWater Screensaver

Another cool screensaver for Mac OS X:

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FMSnippets for TextExpander 1.1 Released

From our Press Release:

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FMSmallBusiness Updated to v1.2.2

FMSmallBusiness - History | CampSoftware - FileMaker Development and Small Business Software by FileMaker Certified Developers: "2009/03/21 v1.2.2

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Bar Code fonts from dafont.com

Bar Code fonts from dafont.com: "Need a barcode font? Check out this site. We like the Code 3 of 9 fonts." Read More…

FMSmallBusiness Updated to version 1.3.1 - Adds FileMaker 10's iPhone Web Interface!

Today we released version 1.3.1 of FMSmallBusiness (FMSB) which includes twenty five updates including new items, improvements, and updates.

The most exciting item is the use of the FileMaker 10 Server PHP Site Assistant which generates iPhone interfaces for FileMaker databases, like FMSmallBusiness. Videos and Screenshots [dead link] of FMSB are available including screenshots of our updated iPhone interface.

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Need a VPN for $24? Try iVPN

We were in the need for an inexpensive/simple VPN. Brian Sakowicz suggested iVPN and so far, it rocks!

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FileMaker Server Backups using Dropbox!

If you have a FileMaker Server, you know how important it is to make offsite backups. The problem is setting it up. This technique should make it easy!

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FileMaker and Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard Issues

Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard is shipping today. This is what we know about the FileMaker issues in plain English. See the links below for the details. Email us with any suggested changes to this...

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FMSmallBusiness updated for Mac OS X 10.6. Improves Email Sending and iCal Exporting

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FMSmallBusiness - History: [dead link]

2009/09/01 v1.5.2 [3 Items] Note: Some Features are FileMaker 10 only. The next version WILL require FileMaker 10.

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Using SQL Statements in Scripts on FileMaker Data, Updated

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Have you ever had the need to find data in your database or update fields without a Layout or even a Table Occurrence? It might not seem like a big deal, but this can really reduce the need for creating new windows to collect data when all you'd really like to do is perform a window-less query or set field!

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Letterbox for Mac - Changes Mail.app to a three-column view.

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We just saw that Letterbox for Mail on Mac OS X 10.6.x now available and installed it. Seems to work well! I'm so happy to have a three column view back in mail...

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A QuicKey to Quickly Export a FileMaker XML DDR

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Yesterday, I recorded a QuicKey to export a FileMaker XML DDR. It automatically chooses the menu item, changes to XML, and unticks auto open, then clicks create leaving you at the save dialog.

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FileMaker Products and Windows 7

Tomorrow Windows 7 will be released and FileMaker just released two support documents which may help if you plan to use Windows 7 in the near future.

Windows 7 and FileMaker 10 products

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PauseOnError Portland Audio Download

The FileMaker PauseOnError Portland unconference ended a few hours ago. Below you can download audio files for the sessions that I attended exported from my Pulse Pen. PauseOnError rocked! Well worth traveling the 2500 miles from Orlando!!!

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FileMaker Postal Address Standardization

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Have you ever wanted to Standardize a postal address to post office specifications? There's a great php script available here:

http://www.analysisandsolutions.com/software/addr/addr.htm

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Logitech Touch Mouse

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The Logitech Touch Mouse is perfect when you forget your mouse back at the office or if you need to control your computer from a distance, like when presenting a talk...

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Teaching FileMaker to Send Alerts to an iPhone

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Recently I had the need to send alerts to my iPhone from my FileMaker system. I started using Twitter, and while that works ok, the alerts would get lost in my twitter stream. I needed something that would make different sounds based on what kind of alert was coming in.

I found a super simple solution. And it was almost free!
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Moved from Drupal to Wordpress...

It's interesting how website software is changing. First, we hand coded our sites. Then we moved to DreamWeaver. Then to Drupal. Now to Wordpress. It keeps getting easier.

The next several posts will be posts that we moved from Drupal to Wordpress...