About todd.stark

Todd Stark is a FileMaker Certified Developer at Skeleton Key in St. Louis, MO.

Entries by todd.stark

FileMaker 17: Accessing your Apps

With each new release of FileMaker, as developers, we tend to look at the big changes that may affect how we develop, what new features just became easier, and what can we do with this version over the last.  But in this, we might miss some of the smaller, more subtle changes that could affect […]

FileMaker 16: The FileMaker Data API

REST comes to FileMaker While we have been able to use plugins and the Insert from URL script step to consume data from other web-based systems using either SOAP or REST services, FileMaker did not have a native way to easily serve its data to other sites. There is custom web publishing, and ODBC connections, but […]

FileMaker – Filtered Portals and a real-world Case Study- Part 1

Background When you develop in a platform for long period of time, in this case FileMaker, it is easy to get entrenched in your own ways of executing various tasks and UI tricks without looking at how the platform has evolved to simplify and improve various tasks. For me, one of those areas has been […]