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), […]
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Expert, Certified FileMaker developer with extensive knowledge about developing for process management.
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Software development life cycles are well understood in the industry. However, most of our clients are from fields completely unrelated to software production. With this article I aim to give the prospective client a little insight into how the process works and why we charge for creating an estimate. I have some friends who are […]
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 […]
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 […]
This post contains a free demo file that will show you how to use hidden tab controls and navigate them dynamically via a drop-down menu. The menu automatically gets generated based on the tabs on the layout. This technique can be freely implemented in your solutions.
In the process of creating solutions for their clients, FileMaker developers often find it easier to put the client’s database(s) on their own desktops, notebooks or servers rather than connecting to a remote computer. A lot of clients I deal with don’t pay too much attention to security, and it’s our job as developers to […]
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 […]