The App Development Roller Coaster

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Like everyone else, I have a wide variety of interests. Two of these interests came together at the August meeting of FMburgh, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group. (Yes; I realize it is the end of October. One of my other interests is procrastination, but I’m not ready to get into that now.) First, I loveContinue Reading

FMburgh December 2015 Meeting

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December 2, 2015 The agenda for the evening included a roundtable discussion centered around the topic “The Year in Review”. As another year comes to a close, we will used this time to discuss those things that have changed in the world of FileMaker over the last twelve months. With the release of FileMaker 14Continue Reading

FMburgh November 2015 Meeting

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As part of this “FileMaker Show-n-Tell”, our own David Schneider and Bobby Hritz presented a mini-keynote. David and Bobby walked us through the topics of their choice, highlighting development work done on their various solutions. Each presentation gave us the opportunity to see how our peers have solved real-world problems using the wonderful tool thatContinue Reading

FMburgh October 2015 Meeting

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At FMburgh’s third anniversary celebration, we were joined by Gianine Campbell, FileMaker Business Account Manager, and Ronnie Rios, FileMaker Solutions Consultant. Additionally, Ronnie delivered the keynote presentation “Security: Inside and Out”, which looked at methods for increasing the security of our FileMaker solutions by following just a few steps. To view Ronnie’s presentation via theContinue Reading

FMburgh September 2015 Meeting

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As part of this “FileMaker Show-n-Tell”, our own Laura Betz and Patrick Cranston presented a mini-keynote. Laura and Patrick walked us through the topics of their choice, highlighting development work done on their various solutions. Each presentation gave us the opportunity to see how our peers have solved real-world problems using the wonderful tool that is FileMaker.

FMburgh August 2015 Meeting

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After taking our customary midsummer break, the Pittsburgh FileMaker Developer Group returned on August 5th to Bakery Square.  The agenda for the evening included a roundtable discussion centered around the topic “DevCon 2015 Takeaways”.  A number of FMburgh members attended the FileMaker Developer Conference in July and were eager to discuss what was seen, heard, and learnedContinue Reading

FMburgh June 2015 Meeting

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At this meeting, we were pleased to welcome Gianine Campbell, Business Account Manager, and Ronnie Rios, Solutions Consultant, of FileMaker, Inc. back to FMburgh for a special FileMaker 14 Launch Event. If you have not had the chance to meet either Gianine or Ronnie, this meeting will provide a perfect opportunity to introduce yourself.  PleaseContinue Reading

FMburgh May 2015 Meeting

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Due to a scheduling conflict, we were unable to hold this meeting on our regular day and time. As a result, this meeting was moved to the second Wednesday of May. The agenda for the evening included a roundtable discussion centered around the topic “A Field By Any Other Name…”. While the FileMaker Platform doesContinue Reading

FMburgh April 2015 Meeting

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At this meeting, our own Beth Latta from IT Solutions Consulting, Inc delivered the presentation “The FileMaker Web Viewer: Barcodes, Maps & More without Ever Leaving FileMaker”. FileMaker’s Web Viewer has continued to evolve since its addition to the platform in version 8.5. However, many developers still have not begun to take advantage of thisContinue Reading

FMburgh March 2015 Meeting

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The agenda for the evening included a “FileMaker WebDirect” roundtable discussion. With this new technology introduced with the FileMaker 13 platform, we discussed design and implementation strategies along with success stories.