Late last month, 1,600 FileMaker developers descended on Phoenix for the annual FileMaker developers conference, this year held at the Marriott Desert Springs Resort. I understand attendance was up by about 300 people this year and the hotel ran out of rooms a couple of months ago.
“97% of the time, Premature optimization is the root of all evil”
I think I first read this quote of Tony Hoare in McConnell's “Code Complete” and have thought about it many times when doing code reviews, during my own programming, and when talking with others about programming problems they’re trying to solve.
With the release of FileMaker 16, we have seen a great number of new and improved script steps. FileMaker 16 extended the capability of the Save as PDF script step, now allowing it to work partially with WebDirect, FileMaker Go, and Server, however there are a few things of note.