Category Archive for "FM News"

FileMaker Pro Charting Options

Charting Options in FileMaker Pro

Dashboard systems to visualize your data in FileMaker Pro It used to be that in the “old” days of FileMaker, if you want to present a chart, you only had access to FileMaker’s internal charting options. But now, you have three choices. First, you can use FileMaker’s internal charting options These have been around forever, […]

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Database Market

Database Market Continues to Expand

A recent report shows that FileMaker and similar software markets continue to grow. This report is by Orbis, and here is the link to the full report. This is good news for anybody who is using FileMaker. This means that the market for this type of product continues to grow. So anybody who owns or […]

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Claris Engage Conference

A virtual conference for FileMaker developers and users This year the annual conference, like so many others impacted by the Covid19 crisis, has gone virtual. This conference used to be called FileMaker Devcon for some twenty plus years. Last year, to mark the name change of the parent company, from FileMaker to Claris, the name […]

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FileMaker 19 is here!

We love the spring-time when the flowers bloom, the sun shines, and Claris releases a new version of FileMaker Pro! FileMaker Pro is one of the best and most amazing software development platforms out there for creating custom business applications. It has proved its worth by continuous growth and prosperity over its forty-year history! It […]

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FileMaker is Poised to “Boom from the Coronavirus Crisis”

A recent article on May 1st, 2020 by Eric RosenBaum at CNBC makes this amazing claim. The article is entitled, “An Apple business you may not know that’s poised to boom from coronavirus crisis.” Some people may not know that Claris (formerly known as FileMaker, Inc) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apple. The article states […]

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FileMaker is Great RAD Software!

What is RAD software? It is Rapid Application Development software. Read it this way, “software that will save my company a lot of development costs because it can be built quickly”. FileMaker has always been one of the great options for rapid application software. This article ( https://chronicle99.com/rapid-mobile-app-development-tools-market-2026-neptune-software-%E2%80%A2-nintex-%E2%80%A2-prontoforms-%E2%80%A2-zoho-%E2%80%A2-filemaker-%E2%80%A2-alphina-%E2%80%A2-microstrategy-%E2%80%A2-modo-labs/ ) lists several others in that same […]

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Claris Connect is Going Virtual!

This year, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, some changes are happening at the conference formerly known as “DevCon for FileMaker”. The annual conference for developers of FileMaker Pro and Claris Connect, is going to be virtual this year. The conference is usually held in August of each year and brings together thousands of developers. They […]

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No-Code Software is the Name of the Game

One of the top players in the No-Code Software category is FileMaker by Claris. What is No Code software? Also sometimes called ‘low code’ software it is a special category of software which is easier to pick up and start using by the average person.  In many cases, very little computer science education is required […]

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Save stress, time, energy and money with FileMaker Cloud.

FileMaker (Claris), Inc. has released a new product called FileMaker Cloud. This is a completely web-based version of FileMaker.   No installation necessary; just log onto your own private website to access all your company data. FileMaker Cloud is a completely web-based version of FileMaker. This will save you time and money because you will […]

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FileMaker is the Workplace Innovation Platform Leader

G2 Crowd just released its Fall 2019 Workplace Innovation Platforms Report, naming the FileMaker Platform the category leader against competitors like Airtable and the Salesforce Lightning platform. You can see the chart, get the report, and learn all about it here: https://content.filemaker.com/G2_Fall_2019_WIP_Report FileMaker continues to grow and improve all the time. It is a great […]

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