If you’ve ever been tasked with reskinning a FileMaker solution with a new color scheme, you know that what seems like it should be a reasonably easy job can quickly turn into a painstaking ordeal to track down every occurrence of every variant of every color in every style element. This was exactly the problem […]
Jeremy Upton is a FileMaker Certified Developer at Skeleton Key in St. Louis, MO.
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With the release of FileMaker 18 comes several new utility script steps. The ability to activate error logging will provide developers and database admins easy access to valuable troubleshooting data that previously existed only via a download from FileMaker Server. This in combination with a full palette of new data file interaction script steps offers […]
Recent FileMaker releases have seen new features that allow the developer a little more control over their custom app on the back end. I’m talking primarily about FileMaker Data API that was introduced with FileMaker 16. Which made interaction with a FileMaker solution possible from a host of outside platforms. FileMaker 17 continues to pull […]
On January 23rd, Jeremy Upton gave a fantastic presentation to the FileMaker STL Meetup group to demonstrate how Amazon Alexa and AWS Lambda can be used to create a voice interface to a FileMaker app. Here’s the full recording of the meetup: Demo File Click here to download Jeremy’s sample files, including a ten minute […]
I recently ran into a problem with a script that was exiting a loop prematurely. The script was using an [Exit Loop If] step that compared two variables; one ( $$Count ) that was being incremented by 1 on each loop iteration and a second ( $$Max ) that was set previously in the script […]
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