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Virtual FileMaker Development Environment

Recently, I’ve switched to using virtual machines for almost all of my web development environments and it has been fantastic. With tools like vagrant and virtual box, it’s incredibly simple to start up and shut down virtual machines that are tailored to your project. I was really wishing that I could do the same thing with […]

Sub-summary Only Layouts

Last month, I presented for the FileMakerSTL Meetup Group on Layouts Using Only Sub-Summary Parts. In this blog post, I’ll summarize what I talked (a lot) about. The slides for the presentation are available here; the demo file which contains all of the examples I used, during the presentation, and in this blog post, is available […]

Using the Mac OS X Color Picker with FileMaker Pro

I love FileMaker 13’s new style tools! The tools make creating and maintaining a consistent theme style for a project, incredibly simple. After attending the FileMaker DevCon session, Layouts: Under the Hood, I love them even more. A tool that I’ve been using lately, to aid in creating custom themes for our clients, is the built […]