FileMaker Developer Conference 2014 explores “Business without Boundaries” using the FileMaker 13 Platform

More than 70 expert-led sessions about building custom solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web – plus a hackathon!     SANTA CLARA, Calif. – March 25, 2014 – FileMaker, Inc. today announced schedule highlights of the FileMaker Developer Conference 2014, the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileMaker independent and corporate custom business…Read More >


  South Bend, IN – March 20, 2014 – Christo, Founder/President of Excelisys, Inc. (, a leading full service custom software development firm, announced the promotion of Doug West to VP of Product Development and Partner of the custom business application design, development, and consulting organization. “Doug has shown tremendous team adhesion, his clients love…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: A Custom Order Without The Wait

  Here is a nice little FileMaker Pro 13 Tip – Do you keep your custom functions in FileMaker Pro 13 sorted by a “Custom Order”? If so, then I’m sure you’ve noticed that new or duplicated functions appear at the bottom of the list. Moving the new item near the top of a long list…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick – Let’s free-base64 on a Status Progress Bar!

  Hey man, Free-base64 is cool with this FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick of Creating a Progress Status Bar   Or for those who are true nerdy geeks – All your base64 are belong to us, But We’ll Share this FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick of Creating a Progress Status Bar   Andy Persons shares his first FileMaker…Read More >

FileMaker Go – Dynamic Script Triggers

Using Dynamic Script Triggers in FileMaker Go   What? It was a couple years ago that I was introduced to dynamic script triggering in a video by Matt Petrowski. The basic premise is that you maintain a table with the names of scripts and a label that is presented in a portal view on a…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Platform is Released!

FileMaker launches FileMaker 13 Platform – enables teams to easily create custom business solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web Features FileMaker WebDirect: Breakthrough technology for running custom business solutions in a web browser SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Dec. 3, 2013 – FileMaker, Inc. today unveiled the next-generation platform for business productivity: FileMaker 13….Read More >

FileMaker Pro Code 39 Barcode Generator: Without Fonts or Plug-Ins!

Using FileMaker Pro to generate Code 39 barcodes without the need for fonts or plug-ins.   By Doug West, Product/Project manager for Excelisys.   Yet another FREE FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks demo file from Excelisys, showing you how to generate code 39 bar codes with no need for fonts or plug-ins!   This FileMaker Pro file demonstrates the use of…Read More >

Excelisys Releases The eX-BizTracker 4!

Excelisys Releases The eX-BizTracker 4,  a Jump-Start Template That Dramatically Advances FileMaker Pro® Customization   South Bend, IN  – November 11, 2013 – Excelisys, Inc., ( announced the release of The eX-BizTracker 4, the next generation of the popular flagship eX-File business productivity template for small- to medium-sized businesses. The eX-BizTracker 4 maximizes the latest innovations…Read More >

We Love Clients Like Terry!

  We are all used to everyone thinking what we do is “easy”. “Shouldn’t take you more than a couple of minutes” is a familiar dictation from some of our self-declared savvy patrons who have voiced in on a chore or task that we know consists of hours and not minutes. So it is refreshing…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Recursion PT 3 – A Wrinkle in Timeliness: The Final Reckoning

FileMaker Pro Recursion PT 3 - A Wrinkle in Timeliness: The Final Reckoning, By Andy Persons In my first post of this three part series, I posed a challenge: how do you update hundreds or thousands of tasks interconnected with tens of thousands of connections? In my second installment, we explored a possible solution: recursively looping…Read More >


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