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Accordion Tables in FileMaker – Nested portals!

Hello Everyone, We’re happy to release a new accordion table solution for FileMaker. Accordion tables allow you to have expanding rows in a FileMaker layout, fulfilling a similar role as a list view or portal. These are incredibly flexible and allow you to do things like: Nest Multiple Levels of Expanding Tables Combine Data from …

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New Product Alpha: CloudContainer

CloudContainer Alpha Sign-Up: Store container data in S3 with enhanced interactive container functionality Hello Everyone, We’re working on a new product we’re calling CloudContainer which is an alternative to native FileMaker container fields. This product provides two main new advantages over regular container fields: File storage in Amazon S3 instead of on your server New …

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Vincenzo Menanno, Beezwax – FileMaker Record Locking – Atlanta FileMaker Developers Group 2/6/19

If you don’t know which method FileMaker uses for record locking, optimistic vs pessimistic, then you’ll find out during his talk. He’ll share his journey into how he became an optimistic database architect. What are the critical things be aware of when allowing FileMaker to work with optimistic record locking. We’ll look at security considerations …

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Relationship Rescue – Atlanta FileMaker Developers Group 4/4/18

Relationship Rescue What does it mean in the Set Field script step when it says “This calculation will be evaluated based on context determined at runtime.”? What is “context”, anyway? It turns out that there are different types of “context” that are relevant to FileMaker development. What do layouts have to do with the relationship …

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FileMaker JSON, REST, and the Data API

Michael Layne from Gearbox Solutions presents on FileMaker’s new JSON functions. He does a deep dive into FileMaker’s new JSON functions and demos several examples of how they are using JSON for passing parameters, populating form data, validation and rollback, managing session info such as value lists as global. Michael also demos REST client and …

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FileMaker Project Planning & Online Support Resources – Atlanta FileMaker Developers Group

Todd Daniel present to the Atlanta FileMaker Developers Group this month. You can download a PDF of Todd’s presentation here. Learn “best practices” for planning and modeling your next FileMaker solution. In the second part of the presentation Toss talk about his favorite resources on the web. The idea is to not reinvent the wheel, but …

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New Features in FileMaker 16 – Atl Dev Meeting 6/7/17

This month we covered some of the new features in FileMaker 16. Check out the recording of our monthly meeting below.   The sample files used in this demo are available for download from https://community.filemaker.com/docs/DOC-8138. This link is supposed to be available to download, but there’s been an error popping up on that page about restricted …

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