Cool new WORD-puzz-LE game released for FileMaker

HighPower Data has released its first-ever FileMaker game in our app store. It was created by the ingenious mind of David Moyer, FileMaker engineer at HighPower.  See below for his humorous story of how he created the amazingly cool and fun “ENIGMA” app.   Available in our store for just $3! Late January of 2022, I […]

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First Choice

When HighPower is not your first choice

What happens if the last project did not work out? We have noticed a pattern in the last three months here at HighPower. Four times in the last three months, we have had new clients hire us, even though months earlier they had passed over us for a “less expensive” developer. In most of these […]

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Case Study

Case Study: a Printing Company

An interview with the owner reveals some powerful benefits to hiring HighPower Data to use FileMaker to run your business We sat down with Joe Cherrie, owner of a printing company, to discuss the ways that HighPower Data Solutions was able to assist them by installing a business SYSTEM using FileMaker Pro. Now just to […]

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Is FileMaker accidentally deleting my records?

Why a common fear of FileMaker users almost never happens We will sometimes get calls from clients who are concerned that their copy of Claris’ FileMaker is accidentally deleting records. Or sometimes we get the companion, related worry that FileMaker is not saving records they have entered. We will explain why these worries are unfounded. […]

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HighPower Web Design

HighPower Web Design

We have been doing websites for years. We thought we should tell you about it! Our focus as a company has always been business automation. We want to help businesses succeed by helping them to automate as many of their digital processes as they can. Or to take paper-based processes, and turn them digital. As […]

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How Themes Can Speed Up your FileMaker Application

Nobody likes a boring looking application! And that is why people like to add graphics, and colors, and text highlights, and sizes, and lots of other visual enhancements to their application. And there is (almost) nothing wrong with this. An application needs to be aesthetically pleasing or people don’t like using it. Before I get […]

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FileMaker in the Video Business Picture

How FileMaker is used in the Video Business

We have a number of clients who create, rent, or sell movies, videos and video equipment. This is a brief overview of how they use FileMaker to run their business. How to use FileMaker to advance your video business: 1. Use FileMaker to create a massive database of video clips One of our clients provides […]

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FileMaker Pro has “Staying Power”

And why that is both good and bad! FileMaker was officially started in April of 1985. That is over 36 years ago! There are not many software programs that are still around since that time. That is something really amazing about FileMaker. It originally started as a DOS-based program before that time, and was called […]

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Speed Up FileMaker

Three Programming Tips to Speed up FileMaker

From the author who wrote “Easy Apps!” comes three tips to speed up FileMaker I believe that the greatest problem encountered by FileMaker users is an unnecessarily slow FileMaker system. Why is it ‘unnecessarily slow’? Because if you program well, your FileMaker does not have to slow down even with tens of thousands of records. […]

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Grow with HighPower Freelance Software

Let Your Business Grow with HighPower Freelance Software

Your business system can be your number one bottleneck to growth. I purposefully used the phrase “let your business grow” rather than “help your business grow”. Here’s why; a healthy business should grow; that is what it does. If you are providing a good product or service, are treating your customers right, and have a […]

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