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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 next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, is scheduled for Wednesday, December 2 in an online-only format. While we hope to gather in-person soon, we will gather virtually at 7:00 PM EST due to both the regional and national health directives related to COVID-19, and a construction […]

November 2020 Meeting of FMburgh

The next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4 in an online-only format. The meeting will begin at 7:00 PM EST. While the state and national health directives related to COVID-19 are beginning to lift, our regular meeting space at Bakery Square in […]

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 next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, is scheduled for Wednesday, October 7. Since the state and national health directives related to COVID-19 continue to encourage social distancing when possible, the decision has been made to once again hold our next meeting in an online-only format. We […]

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 next meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2 in an online-only format. After gathering in the morning to accommodate the Claris Engage schedule in August, we are back on our regular meeting day and time as we will gather virtually at 7:00 […]

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

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. We are still gathering on our regular first-Wednesday-of-the-month meeting day, but we are adjusting […]

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 […]