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DanielShanahan
Click to view contentIntro Accordion navigation is a common design pattern in both web and desktop applications.  A quick look at admin templates shows the predominance of this method of navigation.     A search for admin templates shows how common vertical, accordion navigation is in data driven web design.   This design pattern has been a bit tricky in FileMaker…
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ClickWorks
Hi,     I wanted to share a video and an open source demo-file to illustrate how easy it now is with FileMaker 16 to integrate image recognition into you custom apps.     The use case is a casting agency with a database of models and pictures. They want to do searches like 'find women with red, curly hear and freckles'. So they spend a lot of…
okramis
Here's a cleaned up and a bit enhanced version of my landscape-timeline web viewer-based calendar. Improved FM Go touch-handling   • double-click/long-touch into grid for new event • click on row-title for resource-detail window • tooltips on events (FM Pro)   Hope it's of use   best regards Otmar   p.s. FM14 up, best experience in FM16  …
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Brian Hamm
Click to view contentXcode · Swift · CloudKit · CoreData · Amazon S3 · Firebase · Data API   Features On- and off-line use Artist, Volunteer, and Band data (hundreds of record objects) fetched on first launch and persisted to CoreData. This takes 3-4 seconds. Record updates are fetched in `viewDidLoad`, on a background thread. On completion,…
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monkeybreadsoftware
Several FileMaker developers now use MBS FileMaker Plugin to create their invoices in ZUGFeRD standard. That's a data exchange format defined here in Germany, but other countries have similar formats. Basically we have a PDF in PDF/A 3b format and an embedded XML file. The PDF provides the visual and printable view of the invoice while the XML…
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monkeybreadsoftware
A lot of companies need PDF/A for long term archiving. PDF/A should make a barrier-free accessible documents possible after 100 years. Thats because of the tree structure of the elements, which makes it possible to open the document in the future with a screen reader application and it looks the same like 100 years ago when it was created. All…
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chiyoko
Click to view contentHey all, I just made FileMaker demo file that I wanted to share.   This demo includes a handful of scripts I use regularly when I'm working with a lot of open windows for a given file. Usually the reason for doing this is when you are debugging and or need to audit data in 'debug' layouts. It can get cumbersome to open, locate, hide and close a…
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jbrown
The purpose of an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is to plan out the relationships between entities in your data model. An ERD uses special symbols to demonstrate a kind of relationship between two entities: one-to-many, many-to-many, one-to-one. It can even get more specialized in showing the number of required records in a table (0 or more, 1…
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Brian Hamm
SwiftFM SwiftFM is a service class for working with the FileMaker Data API. Swift 4.2+ and Xcode 9.4+ required. Repo available at GitHub: GitHub - starsite/SwiftFM: A Swift service class for working with the FileMaker Data API     Overview This `README.md` is aimed at FileMaker devs who want to integrate the v17 Data API into their iOS…
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weihaoding
Click to view contentEver thought about giving your FileMaker Go application location awareness so it can interact with users and trigger actions automatically based on users’s presence and behaviour? This was made possible by a new script step “Configure Region Monitor Script” and a new function “Get ( RegionMonitorEvents )” introduced in FileMaker 16.   In this…
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