Category: Technique

Category: Technique

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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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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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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Quick Find: the forgotten feature

26 September 2018 - Author : - Category : FileMaker, Technique

Released with FileMaker 11, more than 8 years ago in 2010, Quick Find is probably one of the most underestimated features in FileMaker. For some reason, there wasn’t even much emphasis in the product marketing when it was released. Platform evengelists would mention it as a ‘Google-like search engine within FileMaker’, product documentation said ‘search […]

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