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FMburgh Survey Results for October 2020

During the month of October, we asked the attendees of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group) and the larger Claris FileMaker community a few questions to understand how they use FileMaker and its many features. We also wanted to know what everyone thinks of “The Mandalorian”. The answers revealed at […]

December 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The December 2020 meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, was held on Wednesday, December 2 in an online-only format due to both the regional and national health directives related to COVID-19. The agenda for the evening included a FileMaker Show-n-Tell as we welcome Fritz Motschman from UPMC Sign […]

November 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The November 2020 meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, was held on Wednesday, November 4 in an online-only format due to the state and national health directives related to COVID-19. The agenda for the evening started with a brief presentation covering the latest Claris Platform developments since the […]

FMburgh Survey Results for September 2020

During the month of September, we asked the attendees of FMburgh (the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group) and the larger Claris FileMaker community a few questions to understand how they use FileMaker and its many features. We also asked a non-technical question to help us learn a little bit about our […]

October 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The October 2020 meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, took place on Wednesday, October 7. Since the state and national health directives related to COVID-19 encouraged social distancing when possible, the meeting was held in an online-only format. We welcomed our own Thomas Waters and his colleagues Karen […]

Claris Engage 2020 Overview

In the 24th annual FileMaker DevCon, Claris International, Inc. had announced its new branding that included a name and another product. The original name of the company when it first began was Claris, then transitioned to FileMaker, so it brings back to what it once was called. To make it […]

September 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The September 2020 meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, was scheduled for Wednesday, September 2 in an online-only format due to the regional and national health directives related to COVID-19. As part of the “FileMaker Show-n-Tell” agenda for this meeting, Beth Latta of IT Solutions Consulting, Inc. showed […]

Claris Academy Overview

Claris International, Inc. has updated the old “Custom App Academy” to “Claris Academy”. When the “Custom App Academy” was introduced in late 2017, it opened doors in learning how to develop in Claris FileMaker. Providing their own instructional set of videos and documentation allows users to easily find a tutorial. The way that everything […]

August 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The August 2020 meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, was held on Wednesday, August 5 in an online-only format due to the continuing regional and national health directives related to COVID-19. To avoid conflicts with the online Claris Engage conference also taking place that week, our meeting started […]

List Me Off: List vs Master Detail

When designing layouts for any application we create we consider what is the best method to show information for people viewing it. In a database system, we are dealing with tables that have many records in them. Some views that will be the detail of a record (and potentially related […]