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Our Recent Experience Building a FileMaker Web Application with FileMaker Cloud

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Our latest venture involved building a web application for students to submit data through a form, pushing this data to a FileMaker solution for storage and analysis. This blog post chronicles our journey from the initial hosting strategy to navigating the unforeseen challenges presented by FileMaker Cloud: in particular, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Data API authentication, and shares the valuable insights we gained.This blog post chronicles our journey from the initial hosting strategy to navigating the unforeseen challenges presented by FileMaker Cloud: in particular, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and Data API authentication, and shares the valuable insights we gained. Read more
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FM BetterForms: Creating a Modern Web Application with Your FileMaker Data

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We have been using FM BetterForms for several years to readily create modern, fully web standards-compliant applications for our clients. After attending the recent Claris Engage conference in Austin, Texas, our team has a new-found enthusiasm for building even more applications with BetterForms! Read more
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FileMaker vs Airtable – Our 2024 Perspective

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We first posted a review of FileMaker vs Airtable a little over four years ago. We’re circling back around to take another look and have updated this article accordingly. While Airtable has lots of strengths and works well in many circumstances, we remain confident that FileMaker takes the lead with its flexibility and broad range of customization possibilities. Read more
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Streamlining Quality Management: How FileMaker Powers ISO 9001 Compliance in Real-world Businesses

Implementing a Quality Management System (QMS) in manufacturing is a strategic decision that can significantly impact your customer prospects, efficiency, and product quality. Businesses that receive an ISO 9001 certification have taken an extra step in demonstrating their commitment to quality management and customer satisfaction.  FileMaker stands out as an excellent tool for crafting a QMS that makes ISO compliance not just achievable but tailored to your unique business, through its flexibility in designing custom workflows. Read more
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Rapid Prototyping in Claris FileMaker – A Case Study with AIS

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FileMaker is an excellent rapid application development tool. We can prototype things in FileMaker in a quarter of the time it might take in another environment. We used this ability with a custom Node.JS app along with a Google Maps API implementation. Read more
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FFmpeg, Part 4: Successes Found and Important Lessons Learned

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We wrap up this series with Part 4, where we review the lessons learned during our successful FFmpeg integration with FileMaker, using the Vapix API. Read more
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