The FileMaker Button Bar is a new layout object available as of FileMaker 14. It provides you a centralized place to configure a collection of buttons (including popover buttons). See two common uses for FileMaker Button Bars for navigation bar and for a function bar.
Learn about two new FileMaker 14 layout parts: Top Navigation and Bottom Navigation, static parts that allow for solution-wide navigation. The addition of these new navigation parts is exciting news for both FileMaker developers and users, as it means easier to design and easier to use solutions.
With the release of FileMaker Script Workspace comes the ability to use type ahead acronym completion for script steps. Auto completion offers developers the ability to create and edit scripts much faster. By allowing them to type just a few quick letters rather than having to type out the script step or manually scan a list and double click, these seconds can add up to minutes and even hours for those who script frequently.
Sales tax rates can be difficult to keep track of for your business if you have customers all over the country or even world. Learn how to integrate FileMaker with a web service to automate sales tax rate lookup to make life a little easier.
Learn how to make applications easier on the users and other developers by making code that is robust and readable. A few tips and techniques for scripting that we use in systems are highlighted. Be sure to download our FileMaker Scripting Template database examples.
Developers spend more time reading and debugging code than they do actually writing code. To limit frustration and wasting valuable time later on, here are some tips on what we do to help create readable code at the beginning of a project.