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Knowledge sharing is one of our core values: our team members are regular speakers at various FileMaker community gatherings, they also actively participate in technical forums, and contribute to open source projects.
This very blog is also a place where we share with you ideas, technical discoveries, features … and of course some pieces of our everyday lives.
Enjoy reading! and do feel welcome to comment.

WebDirect and the Back button

4 September 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, FileMaker, Technique - Tag : , ,
No way back

WebDirect was introduced as component of FileMaker Server 13 and has evolved regularly since then. It makes your FileMaker custom applications available in the browser and available through the Internet, Claris making sure that the user experience is as close as possible from FileMaker Pro’s. This has proven very useful in corporate companies where installing […]

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FileMaker 19: get a list of IDs with Execute FileMaker Data API

27 August 2020 - Author : - Category : FileMaker, Technique, Video

[WARNING: this video is for advanced developers only and does not explain the details of the technique. It’s here to share an idea only, not code]   One of my favorite features in FileMaker 19 is the new, undocumented script step, Execute FileMaker Data API. As I already wrote, it could be improved and I […]

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FileMaker.PerfomScript Javascript class extended

4 June 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, Blog, FileMaker, FileMaker, Technique, Technique

With the release of FileMaker 19, it becomes easier than ever (it was already largely possible before - I had the opportunity to show the "#hash trick" in a few conferences ;) ) to make FileMaker and Javascript communicate. Notably by executing Javascript code in a Web Viewer thanks to the script step Perform Javascript [...]

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FileMaker 19: Entering a New World

22 May 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, FileMaker
Claris FileMaker Icon

FileMaker 19 has just been released, and there's a lot to be said about both the new features and the evolution of the platform in general. Rather than publishing a long video as we usually do, we thought a feature article made more sense this time. A few background elements first of all. Everything has [...]

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filemaker2tableau, a new way to connect your FileMaker data to Tableau

12 March 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, FileMaker, Technique - Tag : , ,
FileMaker 2 Tableau

Sometimes, a leader has to go beyond what’s just available. As 1-more-thing, a world leader in the FileMaker/Tableau integration, we’ve decided to share our home made FileMaker/Tableau connector, an alternative to the one distributed by Claris with FileMaker Server. This new connector is based on the latest version of Tableau’s Web Data Connector (WDC) and […]

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What a week!

10 March 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, FileMaker, News

Well, there are weeks when things happen, things! Of course, the big news last week was the release of Claris Connect. Our videos in French and English have broken records in terms of number of views, and have been re-published by some specialized media such as MacGénération or mac4ever As a result, we have been awarded […]

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Claris Connect: the new integration/orchestration platform by Claris

3 March 2020 - Author : - Category : Blog, FileMaker, News, Technique, Video - Tag : , ,

Today Claris made its new integration/orchestration platform available: Claris Connect. During DevCon 2020 in Orlando, Brad Freitag (@bradfreitag), CEO of Claris International announced the acquisition by Apple/Claris of the Italian startup Stamplay. A few months later, Claris Connect is born! This new platform allows you to create and automate very complex data workflows in minutes… […]

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Custom apps integrated into a Central System: the example of UCLouvain

11 October 2019 - Author : - Category : Technique

For the last 5 years we have been the reference consultant for FileMaker at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain). With no less than 240 programs of study, this university, spread over 7 sites in Belgium, welcomes more than 30 000 students. With an excellent reputation in education, UCLouvain is also renowned in the field [...]

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FileMaker launches its Marketplace

12 September 2019 - Author : - Category : Blog, Conference, FileMaker, News
Marketplace launch

Today Claris launches its FileMaker Marketplace. Guess who got the top spot on the first page? Nutshell Console of course ! The flagship product of the season, cited many times during the last DevCon in Orlando. Beyond this sweet satisfaction, we are very excited about this FileMaker Marketplace. While there isn’t much content at this […]

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FileMaker Inc. becomes Claris

7 August 2019 - Author : - Category : Conference, FileMaker, News
DevCon 19

A quick note from Orlando, where 1-more-thing’s Romain Dunand and yours truly attend FileMaker DevCon’19, the annual FileMaker developer conference. Brad Freitag, the new CEO – who had previously held the position of sales manager for six years – made some sensational announcements at the inaugural keynote. The most striking is the name change of […]

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