While licensing may not be as headline-grabbing as some of the newer features boasted by FileMaker 17 (I mean, how can anything compete with Master-Detail Layouts or Default Fields?), my vote for the best sleeper feature is this: FileMaker is now officially being sold as a Platform, and not as a grab-bag of different Products. […]
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Mark Richman is a FileMaker Certified Developer at Skeleton Key in St. Louis, MO.
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First of all, let me just say that I’m grateful for the awesome response to my 2011 FileMaker DevCon session on Practical Techniques for Improving Application WAN Performance. As you might expect, there were a lot of questions from attendees – both during the session and afterwards – and hardly enough time to get to […]
Next Friday I won’t be anywhere near my desk or my computer. Will I be taking a vacation day? No. Am I taking a personal day? Nope. I won’t be at my desk or near my computer next Friday because next Friday – July 8th, 2011 – is my 43rd birthday. At Skeleton Key, no […]
I’m not usually a big fan of opening hosted FileMaker databases using ‘trigger’ files of any kind; but, the spinning beach ball I sometimes get when I don’t immediately interact with a just-launched copy of FileMaker Pro Advanced 11 ‘Quick’ Start screen has been driving me nuts. I needed a better way to get into […]
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