RefreshFM goes unlocked for everyone

It’s been a while since we’ve had a major release of our update management tool RefreshFM.  It’s not because we don’t have plans for it, but we’ve been waiting to see what we can do in FileMaker 16 and beyond.  And two things recently...

BaseElements Plugin and RESTfm in the news

I keep meaning to highlight some of the cool places that other people utilise either our BaseElements plugin, or RESTfm.  Because these tools free and open source, they often get picked up by other developers as useful ways to enhance FileMaker when developers are...

BaseElements plugin is now translatable

The BaseElements plugin has long been documented on our website in English, but only in version 16 of FileMaker does it allow you to include function descriptions inside the calculation dialog. At the moment, it’s not very useful as it only includes the name of...

Goya is a FileMaker Innovation Award winner

We’ve been back from the FileMaker Developer Conference 2017 for a few weeks now, and it was a great conference for us.  Goya was announced at the awards ceremony as the winner of the 2017 FileMaker Excellence Award for Innovation!   The presenter spoke...

Generate AWS Signature Version 4 in FileMaker

This year I had a lot of fun creating the examples for the session at DevCon. Along with the fun I had a couple of interesting technical challenges. One of those was how to generate the Signature Version 4 used to authenticate Requests in AWS. Amazon provides SDKs for...

New Website – Finally

I know these posts are terribly un-exciting for everyone, but we’ve finally finished the changeover from our old Drupal based website to our new one.  Including new individual product sites all based off the same template with separate content. You never realise...

Sync is not a product

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while now, as there’s lots of talk about sync in the FileMaker community.  I had some thoughts about it last year at the 2016 DevCon and did a session on this topic.  I revisited it again at our local FileMaker...