Managing Script Parameters

FileMaker scripts can be called in various ways – user clicks a button, event triggers a script, script calls another script, etc. Most times* when a script is called, the […]

Meet the Modern FileMaker Platform

FileMaker 18 was released on 23 May 2019. This is in line with the annual release strategy adopted by FileMaker Inc., since version 14 in 2015. So we can probably […]

Isolating a single record

There are many reasons you might need to isolate a single record in a table. This post looks at methods to do this in FileMaker databases, along with pros and […]

API Primer for FileMaker

What is an API and why should you care? APIs are the means by which your FileMaker solution can access all kinds of services and interface with other data stores. […]

FileMaker Solution: logging usage – Part 1

At uLearnIT, we love solving your problems. Here is the latest one solved for a client using our mentoring services. Request In an existing FileMaker solution, we would like to know if […]

FileMaker Solution: entering partial dates

At uLearnIT, we love solving your problems. Here is the latest one solved for a client using our mentoring services. Request In our Equipment table there is a field for DOM […]

FileMaker 17 – UUID number

FileMaker Pro 17 has a new function for generating universally unique identifiers – Get(UUIDNumber). Why would you use it? Read on. UUID A universally unique identifier (UUID) is designed to be […]