Per-Database FileMaker Plug-Ins

February 24, 2011

Hal Gumbert (@campsoftware) has started an interesting topic on Twitter today: “I would love to include FileMaker plugins IN the FileMaker file within the ‘File Options’ dialog. Should have ‘File Plugins’, ‘App Plugins’, and ‘Computer Plugins’. ‘File Plugins’ would be stored IN db.” This topic quickly turned to be full of ideas and opinions. Way more [...]

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FileMaker PHP Error 7 (Running Out Of Memory) resolved

February 23, 2011

Yesterday I got so stuck with an issue that I wanted to send a question to a mailing list. But (un)fortunately I sent it from a wrong e-mail address so it did not reach the list. Then, before discovering that I used the wrong e-mail address I actually resolved the issue, so now I can [...]

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Designing Buttons in Pages [updated]

January 28, 2011

When developing a software (FileMaker solutions, iOS apps in my case) we often need nice looking user interface elements such as buttons. I’m not sure about you, but I do not always have time to wait for a designer to create them, neither do I want to learn how to use a professional graphic editor. Now [...]

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24U Net Remote Demo video

January 19, 2011

I have recently uploaded a new demo video of 24U Net Remote to the Net Remote’s website. It’s the best video I have ever created, so I wanted to show off See how you can use 24U Net Remote to conrol websites, desktop applications, FileMaker solutions, and external devices from your iPhone or iPad… Let me [...]

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First Lessons from Developing for FileMaker Go

January 13, 2011

In the old times before FileMaker Go, before tab control, before anchors, before multiple windows per file, in the age of 13-inch CRT monitors, the most frequent challenges I was facing when developing FileMaker solutions were: How to fit all the necessary information into such small space What the hack to put in that weird empty area [...]

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Indicate Progress in FileMaker Go and 11

July 29, 2010

When I was preparing a sample file for the How To Prevent Support Calls video I wanted to make it as cool as possible, so I decided to optimize it for FileMaker Go. I quickly discovered that I need a plug-in free alternative for the progress dialog. I wanted something nice looking while still as easy to [...]

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24U SimpleDialog Plug-In 4.0 Special Offer [updated Jul 24, 2010]

July 17, 2010

The crushing offer is over OK, I had a crushing offer for you but it has already expired. But the new SimpleDialog 4 is worth the money even without discount, isn’t it?

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Stay Independent

July 16, 2010

Do you use FileMaker plug-in? Why? Let’s try something. Stop reading now, scroll down to the Comments section and answer these two questions. I am seriously curious about your answers. Then scroll back up and read the rest of this article. While only hours are remaining for the new SimpleDialog to get released, let me tell you one [...]

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Prevent Support Calls [updated July 29, 2010]

July 15, 2010

After being silent for a while, busy preparing a new product launch, I am now back and cannot wait to tell you what you all probably guessed already. Pssst, rumors have that an all new SimpleDialog is rolling out. But before I confirm or deny the rumors, I have a story for you. You should read [...]

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Top 10 things I like about #FileMaker 10

February 25, 2010

Over a year has passed since the FileMaker 10 family of products was released. Do you still hesitate to upgrade? I am constantly meeting customers who have not yet upgraded to the latest version of FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server, so I have decided to share my top ten reasons why “ten” is so great:   [...]

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