Entries by nancy.rowland

January-FileMaker STL Meetup: “Alexa, ask FileMaker…”

Please join Skeleton Key’s FileMaker STL meetup, January 23, 2018, 6pm (CT). Colleague, Jeremy Upton, will present: “Alexa, ask FileMaker…”. Hey Siri. Hey Google. Hey Alexa…the holiday season was explosive with its ads for voice command devices. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could say something like “Hey Alexa, ask FileMaker how many contacts live […]

Skeleton Key is Headed to FileMaker DevCon 2017

Mark Richman, President, Greg Lane, VP of Application Development, and Application Developers: Chad Adams, Jay Sayers, Todd Stark, and Jeremy Upton, are headed to Phoenix, AZ from July 24-27 to participate in FileMaker, Inc.’s annual Developer Conference aka DevCon. They’ll be staying at The JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge, host hotel of more than 50 DevCon sessions. They […]

Skeleton Key is headed to FileMaker DevCon 2016

top, right: Mark Richman; bottom, left to right: Calvin Cooper, Chad Adams, Greg Lane Mark Richman, President, Greg Lane, VP of Application Development, Chad Adams, Senior Developer and Trainer, and Calvin Cooper, Developer, are headed to Las Vegas from July 18-21 to participate in FileMaker, Inc.’s annual Developer Conference aka DevCon. They’ll be staying at The Cosmopolitan, […]

Voted “Best Consulting Firm” in St. Louis Small Business Monthly

St. Louis Small Business Monthly recently released its results from the 2014 Best in Business nominations. Readers voted for various companies and the top contenders were recognized in the September edition. Nominated in the Best Consulting Firms category, Skeleton Key was one of only 16 companies chosen as one of the top-consulting firms in St. […]

Slate Mentions Open Book Management

Slate recently published a brief intro to the concept of Open Book Management.  We have been practicing Open Book Management at Skeleton Key and our sister company, Brightsource IT, since 2009.  Running “open book” has been a major factor in our success and it has become a huge part of our culture.  We’re fortunate to […]

New! FileMaker iOS Technology Usage Guide

With our broad experience creating advanced database solutions, we agree that the FileMaker Platform provides application developers an unprecedented opportunity for rapidly creating mobile apps that integrate seamlessly with iOS technology components to provide the best iOS experience possible. Mark’s most recent collaboration with FileMaker, the How To Guide – Best practices for using iOS […]

ExecuteSQL Function- Day 10 of 12 Days of FileMaker 12 Web Series

Thursday, May 10th, marked Day Ten of FM Academy’s 12 Days of FileMaker 12 Web Series. ExecuteSQL Function, hosted by Greg Lane at Skeleton Key summary: FileMaker 12 adds a dozen new functions, including the much anticipated ExecuteSQL, some Location functions for iOS devices, new ID functions, a set that accompany the new container method, […]

Interested in Learning More About Open-Book Management?

Next week marks the 20th annual conference on Open-Book Management, the Gathering of Games. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch from May 9th through 11th. Conference participants will celebrate and kick off the 20th Anniversary of the Gathering of Games on May 9th, 6pm, at Busch Stadium, […]

Designing Faster iOS Database Apps – How To Guide Published for FileMaker Developer Community Members

Mark’s most recent collaboration with FileMaker, the How To Guide – Designing Faster iOS Database Apps – describes best practices for designing FileMaker Pro database applications for optimal performance on iPhone and iPad. FileMaker Pro developers will learn to design high-performance applications by following best practices in key areas including Layout Design, Database Design and […]