• Dissecting DevCon

    I can't think of a better escape than a trip San Diego in middle of the New Zealand winter, which is exactly what Daniel and I did a couple of weeks ago as we headed off to the annual FileMaker Developer Conference (DevCon) - an annual geek fest in a nice warm place.

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  • Quake Updates Go Mobile

    By day, Steve is a database developer, quietly dealing to some of our most tricky database integrations, but by night, under the cover of darkness he's banging out some very sexy iPhone/iPad apps. His latest creation is "Canterbury Earthquakes".

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  • Xero Meant Nothing Until Now

    For a long time I was a bit of a Doubting Thomas when it came to the online accounting package cleverly named Xero. Well, I’m here to say I’m a convert. We love Xero!

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  • Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

    We think those Aussies are kind of the same as us.... don’t be fooled they are most definitely not!

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  • Build a Navigation System Part Two - Taking it Further

    By Daniel Wood, 6 June 2011

    In part one, we built a basic navigation bar made from repeating fields. In this followup article we take the formatting of the navigation bar further by introducing highlights. We also adjust the construction of the navigation, and introduce a custom menu implementation that can be used in conjunction with, or in place of the navigation bar…

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  • Super Fast Record Display in Descending Creation Order

    By Daniel Wood, 28 May 2011

    When FileMaker sorts records it happens on the client machine. Consequently, sorting can be a very painful process for users over a slow connection to a database. In this article we show a very fast way in which records can be presented to the user in descending creation order, without sorting delays...

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  • Xero to Hero

    For a long time I was a bit of a doubting Thomas when it came to the online accounting package cleverly named “Xero”. I thought it was a good idea and was pretty impressed by what the NZ company based in Wellington were undertaking. But I guess I thought the product was still too immature to cover the full gambit of functionality required to replace our incumbent system (MoneyWorks) and be a useful business tool

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  • Making Your Windows Self-Aware (Mac Only!)

    By Daniel Wood, 6 May 2011

    In this article the term "self-aware window" refers to a FileMaker window that can know in real-time whether or not it is the currently selected window, and act accordingly. We introduce a technique for allowing windows to know this, and some examples of what windows could do with that knowledge…

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  • Integrating Image Maps in FileMaker

    By Daniel Wood and Stephen Baker, 29 April 2011

    In this article I demonstrate how you can use image maps with web viewers in FileMaker. In doing so, you can display images that, when clicked, can report the coordinate chosen back to FileMaker to handle in whichever manner you wish…

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  • DF's World Famous Blogstar

    By Craig Saunders, 19 April 2011

    Back in December, Digital Fusion launched FileMaker Weetbicks - a section of the main site dedicated to FileMaker articles of a technical nature. The idea behind creating the site was to give something back to the wider FileMaker community, and act as a resource for developers of all skill levels. Read more →

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