Working together today during our weekly dev meeting, the Portage Bay team ran across a slightly obscure requirements issue that took little bit of time for us to resolve, though once resolved the issue was pretty simple. Maybe this blog post will help someone catch the same problem a little more quickly.
NVL Laboratories provides complete Industrial Hygiene services including testing and environmental safety services for their clients. This includes testing for a variety of hazardous substances like lead and asbestos. They pride themselves in providing a complete solution for their customer’s environmental and safety needs and find FileMaker to be an ideal tool to help make this happen.
Kate recently became a FileMaker 16 certified developer. This is her 7th certification in FileMaker, completing the list of certifications ranging from version 9 to 16. The FileMaker certification exam tests a developer's complete knowledge of the platform.
One of the more exciting new features of FileMaker 16 is the adoption of the cURL library within the “Insert from URL” script step. Using cURL as a command-line tool is relatively straightforward, but the syntax can often be a hurdle.
This is a quick tip about how PSOS can vastly improve performance of the ExecuteSQL script step. Recently we received feedback on one of our solutions that uses Execute SQL to build a virtual list used in a picker window. The feedback had to do with the slow performance of loading the picker window. The user complained of the window sometimes taking up to 30 minutes to load. Obviously this design was not ideal!