It’s Official: Use our Drag-n-Drop Technique With Confidence

Engineers at FileMaker Inc. have finally dispelled a rumor. During the recent FileMaker Developer Conference in San Francisco last month, quite a few attendees approached us asking whether a statement heard in one of the sessions was true or not. It seems one of the presenters from FMI suggested the idea that Excelisys‘ now famous drag-n-drop…Read More >

Excelisys is FileMaker 10 Certified

Excelisys is proud to announce that eX-Team member Jeff Drake has passed his FileMaker 10 Certification exam, which was just released this week. Jeff has been certified in every version of FileMaker (7/8/9/10), since the exam was first created. The certification is an indicator of Jeff’s broad knowledge and experience across the FileMaker 10 product…Read More >

Excelisys Appears on FileMaker Talk PodCast

Excelisys has been making the rounds! This time, President and Co-Founder Geoff Ryle along with Senior Lead Developer Andrew Persons both appeared on the ever-popular FileMaker Talk podcast with host Matt Navarre. Along with decidedly non-FileMaker related discussions, the trio talk about new FileMaker Pro 10 features such as script triggers, extreme portal sorting, reusable…Read More >

Excelisys Featured in Latest Adatasol FileMaker Podcast

A group from Excelisys consisting of Andrew Persons, Mike Duncan and Geoff Ryle recently participated in the recording of an Adatasol podcast that was just released. We had a great time, and enjoyed talking tech and FileMaker with co-hosts Dan Weiss and Theo Gantos. In the podcast, we discussed our latest free “tips-n-tricks” postings that take advantage of FileMaker…Read More >

Excelisys to Appear on Adatasol Podcast

A group from Excelisys consisting of Andrew Persons, Mike Duncan and Geoff Ryle participated in the recording of an Adatasol podcast last night. We had a great time, and enjoyed talking tech and FileMaker with co-hosts Dan Weiss and Theo Gantos. In the podcast, we discussed our latest free “tips-n-tricks” postings that take advantage of…Read More >

As-You-Type Search Filtering using Script Triggers

FileMaker 10 introduced native script triggers as a tool for developers to utilize in their solutions. This example demonstrates the usage of a search filter, which many FileMaker developers are familiar with in complex portal filtering solutions. Now, with the use of script triggers, it is simple enough to implement the same functionality but you are not restricted to displaying results in a portal, and therefore have much more flexibility in the interface.

Drag and Drop-Dead Elegant Interfaces

Everyone at Excelisys loves to hear that rhetorical question asked: “Woah! You can do THAT in FileMaker?” Oh yeah, you can. Well this is one of those moments, and we just posted a demo file and white paper about it up on our Excelisys web site. http://www.excelisys.com/tips-tricks-filemaker-downloads.php With the new script triggers introduced in the…Read More >

Conversations With Harry

Harry Glos and I had an interesting conversation this week when he asked me to compare details of our Excelisys Business Tracker 2.0 with other “pre-fab” solutions available for FileMaker Pro 10, to post in his forum in the FileMaker Cafe. Harry has a great disposition and you can tell he REALLY loves his FileMaker,…Read More >

Free FileMaker Pro 10 Template

Now that FileMaker Pro 10 is out, what are you going to do with it? Better yet, what can it do for YOU? If you want to learn about some of the new features, go to http://www.fmstartingpoint.com/ and take a look at their free FM Starting Point template. At Excelisys, we love the idea of…Read More >

Change the icon color in FileMaker Pro

So You just got the latest copy of FileMaker Pro. Looks great. Installed in your dock and ready to go. All you need to do now is click the icon in the dock and away you go. But wait, you have FileMaker 8, FileMaker 8.5, FileMaker 9 Advanced all in your dock already. If you…Read More >

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