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May 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

In response to the continuing regional and national health directives related to COVID-19, the decision has been made to once again hold the next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, in an online-only format. Despite the change in venue, we are back on our regular meeting night as […]

Pandemic Visualization Tool

UPDATE 7/16/2020: New Version Released; V 1.4.2   Cross I.T. Services & Solutions, LLC is proud to offer to the public a FileMaker based, web accessible data visualization tool for the current global pandemic: COVID-19. This page will serve as a brief guide for how to use the Pandemic Visualizer, […]

What Can Claris Connect Do For You

Recently Claris Inc. introduced its newest product into the world, Claris Connect. This new product offers exciting new possibilities for integration both for FileMaker, Claris’s other main product, and for other web based services. In our last blog post we gave a quick overview of Claris Connect. Yet as is […]

Suggestions for Working Remotely

The employees at Cross IT are dedicated to providing the highest quality of service to our customers.  As we continue to monitor the ongoing developments related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), our first priority is the safety and security of our customers, colleagues, and communities we serve. Please find below some […]

March 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

Please join us for the next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group. We will once again gather at Bakery Square in the University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Small Conference Room on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:30 PM. The agenda for the evening includes a […]

February 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

Please join us for the next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group. We will once again gather at Bakery Square in the University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Conference Room on Wednesday, February 5 at 6:30 PM. The complete agenda for this meeting is still […]

FileMaker Deep Dive: Layouts 2020

Adding tables and fields to a FileMaker custom app to capture and store data is only part of the solution. Building intuitive layouts that quickly and clearly convey the information to the users is another important skill for FileMaker developers and power users to possess. It improves the user experience […]

December 2019 Meeting of FMburgh

Please join us on Wednesday, December 4, at the next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group. We will once again gather at Bakery Square in the University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Conference Room. The meeting includes a roundtable discussion centered around the topic New […]

For the love of parsing

by Laura Betz We look at a project and see the many things that need to be accomplished. One of the things I rather enjoy figuring is how to parse text. With data conformity being enforced during data entry there should not be as much to parse out. However, sometimes […]

November 2019 Meeting of FMburgh

Please join us for “Meet FileMaker Cloud”, a special presentation at the next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group. We will once again gather at Bakery Square in the University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Conference Room on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:30 PM. Learn […]