Entries by Agnes Riley

NJ FileMaker Developer Group Meeting Recap – 08/31/2011

We had our first monthly meeting after the FileMaker Developer Conference this year yesterday. We moved to a new location: Essex Computers 185 Rt 17 North Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 576-0001 The new location is cozy, there is a projector, the tables can be folded up so we can even dance (if we care to), […]

Top 10 Suggestions If You Want To Hack At A Database Yourself – For In-house FileMaker Developers

All FileMaker developers start somewhere, and that place is definitely not being a certified independent developer. I started by being an in-house developer. Working in a busy environment, all you have time for is cranking out the features that your boss needs, right away. Nobody has time to think about consequences. My job was to get […]

NJ FileMaker Developer Group Meeting Recap – 04/27/2011

The evening started with dinner at a lovely Thai restaurant in Ridgewood, NJ, called Malee, where we all had a lively discussion of all non-FileMaker related matters, then we walked over to the Ridgewood Education Center, our regular spot. Jesse Barnum of 360 Works and John Sindelar of Seedcode were our guests to show us […]

Good-Looking Progress Bars In Portals

Now the demo file is multi-platform. Hopefully, I am not the only FileMaker developer who would like to see good-looking progress bars in portal rows. It is not the easiest task to achieve this, however. Most web developer friends wold say, they don’t understand the problem. They would even offer to make some javascript code […]

FileMaker Server-side Scripting

Running scripts from FileMaker Server can dramatically reduce execution time. I have been an avid fan of server-side scripting since it was introduced in FileMaker 9. Now, with the introduction of FileMaker Go it is more important to take the burden away from the client and do as much processing on the server as possible. There’s […]