Apple owns enterprise software company Claris and its low-code application development software called FileMaker. It’s not a major Apple subsidiary, and it operates independently, but it has a long history in an area of increased focus from Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Claris CEO Brad Freitag says low-code solutions will be a growing business also, especially as the coronavirus accelerates adoption across the business world.
Stephen Dolenski and Steven Blackwell prepared a short article with some cautionary notes related to the new Add-On feature in FileMaker® Pro 19. All developers should review.
In this time of the Covid epidemic, many people are working from home. FileMaker is often an important part of a workflow, even when homebound. Wouldn’t it be great if you could launch you FaceTime, Skype or Zoom calls right from your database screen?
This demo shows you how to use Create ML to train a vision model to determine if a an item in a photo is a Hot Dog or Not Hot Dog. Then the video demonstrates how to load the model into FileMaker Go and test on an iOS device with CoreML support
This post describes how to embed a FileMaker WebDirect solution within a website using an Iframe element.
Claris FileMaker 19 is the biggest release since FileMaker 7. It has the potential to change how we think about and build FileMaker applications forever.
We’re excited to announce the release of FileMaker 19! It is truly the most important release of FileMaker in years. Already the leader in Workplace Innovation Platforms, FM19 catapults the platform forward with some amazing new features.
Claris Connect was officially released on March 3, 2020. Claris Connect is a new cloud-based integration platform for automating workflows. Without writing complex code, you can create a flow that […]
Modernizing the FileMaker experience with version 19. Insight into our investments in cloud-first technologies, native web and mobile experiences, API integration, and emerging technologies.
And since, as you may recall, the ID field in the virtual list (or in this case, virtual_portal) table is a sequential serial number beginning with 1, we can use the ≥ operator to limit the number of portal rows that will display data.
Note 1: The example in today’s article/demo is intentionally very basic.
Note 2: The demo is self-populating to keep the data current, so the values you see in the screen shots will not exactly match those you encounter in the demo.
The word “enterprise” typically refers to larger and more complex businesses and corporations. Workplace innovation is a key differentiator and productivity booster in businesses of all sizes, from enterprise all the way down to small businesses.
A Content Management System manages the content of your website, usually via your web browser (though there are mobile apps that give limited access).
It provides a way for you to edit, add, and rearrange the content (blog posts, pages, widgets, custom data, etc.) of your website, from anywhere you have an internet connection. Most CMS solutions have WYSIWYG editing (looks and works roughly like Microsoft Word) so you don’t have to know HTML to update your website.
Claris recently released the new and improved FileMaker Cloud (replacing FileMaker Cloud for AWS). This is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. Claris has been working on ways to deliver the value of FileMaker that is simpler than past offerings. It can be a good starting point for users new to the FileMaker workplace innovation platform, but it is missing some features that long-time users of FileMaker Server for Windows and macOS rely on.
Apple-owned Claris has opened beta access to Claris Connect, its new tool for linking third-party apps such as Slack and Mailchimp to automate workflows.
I’ve written a number of custom functions through the years and lots of loops in scripting to manage repetitive tasks like complex string manipulation or complicated mathematical calculations. So, when I heard that the latest version of FileMaker would include a new function that accomplished both a loop and assignment functions all at once, I was anxious to get my hands on it — until I did.
The newly-released macOS Catalina (10.15) has many great new enhancements, however two of the main changes introduced in Catalina require some extra consideration before upgrading. This article walks you through the things you should consider before upgrading.
This year at the international event formerly known as “FileMaker DevCon,” I had the privilege and great pleasure of speaking about FileMaker interface design. In my presentation, “From Clutter to Clarity,” I took outdated interfaces from three legacy applications and demonstrated how to improve them, following a time-lapse approach inspired by Julia Child and Bob Ross.