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Do you have what you’re looking for?

What is Find Mode? There are many different application development platforms which have many features. One feature that FileMaker has in their platform is “Find Mode”. Find Mode is a mode specifically where searching for information is constructed. It varies from “Browse Mode”, where information can be entered and stored, […]

Introduction to the FileMaker DDR

The FileMaker DDR, not to be confused with the video game Dance Dance Revolution, is a tool featured in FileMaker Pro Advanced that allows users to get a snapshot of their entire solution. The actual acronym stands for Database Design Report, but it offers much more than just table and […]

Happy Holidays!

The Holidays are here! For us at Cross, it not only means a time for food, shopping, food, and being with loved ones (Did we mention food?), but it’s a time for remembering all the things we are thankful for and reflecting on the year that has passed since the […]

Workflow Automation… Part 1

This past week, I had both the honor and the privilege to present a session as part of the Intermediate Track at the 2017 FileMaker Developer Conference, held in Phoenix, AZ. My topic was “Workflow Automation with Script Triggers”. If you will indulge me, I would like to share some […]

Cross IT Presenters at FileMaker DevCon 2017

At FileMaker DevCon 2017 in Phoenix, AZ July 24-27, Todd Weller will be a featured speaker. The title of Todd’s presentation is “Workflow Automation with Script Triggers”. Eric Lewis will be a panelist on FBA Day hosted by Ro Parry at FileMaker in a session titled, “Pro Tips for FINISHing Projects”.  

Announcing Verdant.Software!

Cross IT Services and Solutions, LLC. is pleased to announce they are expanding into the Vertical Market with Verdant.Software. A new brand of software focused on a user centric design by the use of ‘off the shelf’ solutions to help increase communication, business efficiencies and overall employee / customer experience. This team brings many […]

Documentation on a Project

When developing custom solutions, it is beneficial to document the project in different ways. One reason for planning out the early stages of a project is to try and foresee any potential problems that may occur. During a project, recording what works and what deliverables are complete that are ready […]

FileMaker 16 Release Notes

Another year and another version of FileMaker! If it seems like only yesterday that FileMaker 15 was released, you aren’t too far off. FileMaker is now releasing versions on a more annual cycle, which means product releases will become more frequent. This is good news for both developers and end […]