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The JavaScript Dev Environment: A Discussion With Todd

Todd joins me today to talk about this newly-created framework called the JS Dev Environment for FileMaker developers. We take a look at its parts, where it came from, and its uses.

The "OYeah" of OData, with John Renfrew

John Renfrew joins us today to introduce us to the new and gaming-changing feature called oData in FileMaker.

Community In Action: Collaborating with Kevin Frank

Working together, Kevin Frank from FileMakerHacks and Proof+Geist produced a pretty good demo showing what can be done with JavaScript in FileMaker. Our conversation centered around that very topic.

Guiding a Successful Problem-Solving Development Shop, with David Knight

Today's episode features David Knight, Founder and CEO of Angel City Data. He shares his Four C's and other principles that guide the business in keeping clients and staff, and providing exceptional service.

Connecting with Claris, Ep 1: Andy LeCates

In this first episode of a small series title Connecting with Claris, we sit down with Andy Lecates to talk topics that come up in the community now and again (very frequently). We chat about the Claris Community in general, Claris Engage Beyond and its format this year, Agile Software development. Along the way Andy gives us a lot of great insight on how he works his and Claris' vision for the platform and for the community.

Making Great Change in a Business, with Colleen Hammersley

Colleen Hammersley joins us today to talk about making change in a business by getting to know that business as a series of workflows and getting to know them as people. She shares her strategies for bringing the most effective changes to the business in the FileMaker platform as she shares one of her projects.

Performance Considerations, with Nick Lightbody

In this episode we talk with Nick Lightbody about performance in an app: how to maintain performance throughout the development process and what parts of FileMaker can cause performance headaches.

You Do You(r Chosen Technologies), with Ernest Koe

Ernest Koe (EK), CEO of Proof+Geist, joins us today to talk about the oft-discussed idea of choosing a technology to learn and to use inside of FileMaker custom apps. Some folks choose just FileMaker, and some folks choose to add to their toolset using other techs that support and complement FileMaker.

Talking Tech Topics with Todd

In this episode Todd replies to random tech topics that Jeremy has on his mind. We talk about Execute DataAPI script step, a JavaScript development environment, The React framework, the HTTP Request script, and modules. A lot of other topics comes up along the way.

Claris Connect, Using it in the Real World, With Kate Waldhauser

Claris Connect, FileMaker's sister product, solves the ever increasing business problems where data needs to flow from one app to another. Kate Waldhauser from Portage Bay Solutions joins us today to talk about her experience with Claris Connect as an internal tool and as potential for client services.

FileMaker & Claris Connect User Groups & 'Bread 'n' Butter Features, with Tony White

In today's episode, we talk with Tony White about the thriving Claris FileMaker (and Claris Connect) user groups. There's a lot of awesomeness going on locally around the world, and Tony shares his experience in many of those groups.

Deploying, Hosting, Maintaining, with Molly Connolly

Today Molly Connolly of Thorsen Consulting joins me today to talk about Deploying, Hosting, and Maintaining a FileMaker file for clients. Since our job is to "let the file sing", as she puts it, it's our obligation to pick the best possible hosting out there, and in Molly's estimation, that means picking a hosting provider. We talk about that realization, as well as look at those hosting providers she's used throughout the years.

Modular Programming, With Claus Lavendt

Claus Lavendt joins us today to talk about his passion: Modular programming in FileMaker. As he says near the beginning, why do FileMaker developers spend all their time making clients more efficient, when we don't do that for ourselves? It's ridiculous now adays to build the same things over and over from scratch. Learn to build in a modular fashion, and you'll be happier.

User Experience Sans User Interface, with Jake Johnson

Can you imagine a user experience without a user interface? Well Jake Johnson is grappling toward that idea. He joins us today to talk about how that could work. We stumble through some examples and some possibilities. We talk how the Claris FileMaker platform could really support this experience.

The Claris FileMaker 2020 Year Review

A lot happened in 2020 for us Claris FileMaker developers. The major shifts came everywhere: the platform itself, how we learn, and how we gather. Todd and Jeremy review that which they've seen in our world in the past year.

UI/UX Fundamentals For Workflow-Based Design Course, with Alexis Allen

Today Alexis Allen joins us to talk about her new live 8-week course UI/UX Fundamentals for Workflow-Based Design. During this training, Alexis teaches us how to design to solve problems. She talks through a lot of concepts, and there's a lot of practice as well. This 10-student max course helps us see differently how to design. In this episode, Alexis lays out the main points behind each week's lessons. So hear what she has to say.

Discussing DayBack Calendar & FileMaker Development History, with John Sindelar

John Sindelar from SeedCode drops by to talk about their product DayBack Calendar. Since that tool has been around since 2003, its development has gone through all the monumental FileMaker development changes, such as FileMaker 7, FileMaker 12, and FileMaker 19. So we talk about the history of FileMaker through the lens of DayBack's development. We also talk briefly about how empathy is part of what we do: we build tools, and building tools is an empathic act. John clearly describes that, and he, Todd, and Jeremy share a tool they each built that was highly empathetic.

FileMaker Origin Stories Ep. 11: John, Kimberly, and Stephan

In today's FIleMaker origin story, we hear how John Sindelar from SeedCode, Kimberly Carlson from AppWorks, and Stephan Casas all came to the FileMaker platform. This episode involves painting, animation, and the dot net framework. What fun!

Claris FileMaker 19: In-Product Add-ons

Todd joins me today to talk about the new FileMaker 19 in-Product Add-ons. We discuss our role in the add-ons, features of the add-ons, and all the possibilities for FileMaker developers.

FileMaker Origin Stories, Ep 10: Michael, Mary, and Andrew

In this episode of FileMaker Origin Stories, we hear from three guests who started in the early days of FileMaker and didn't think much of it then. But they found it was easy to use and solved their problems.

FileMaker Diffs: FMComparison, with Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey of FMPerception joins us today to talk FileMaker Diffing with his new tool FMComparsion. We talk about the inspiration behind the product, the use cases it assists with, and how FMComparison works.

Backup Strategies with Wim Decorte

Today Wim joins me to talk about the un-sexy part of FileMaker: Backup Strategies. This topic may not be as cool as add-ons, but what Wim brings to the episode is vital for all developers to be at least a little bit aware of as they go about their daily FileMaker work for clients.

Integrations with Andrew Duncan

Today Andrew Duncan from Databuzz joins me to talk about his speciality: Connecting to outside services. He's been doing this for years, clear back in FIleMaker 4 days. We try to lay out the clear path to working with this type of functionality in FileMaker.

Claris Engage 2020 Thoughts (and more about Add-ons) with Todd

In today's episode, Todd and I talk about Claris Engage 2020. Here's a partial list of the topics: WebEx, JavaScript, Panels, Auto-enter, JavaScript, JS learning path, add-ons, low-code, pro-code, and no-code.

FileMaker Origin Stories, Ep 9: Deborah & Stathis & Will

Today Deborah and Stathis and WIll join us to talk about their FileMaker Origin Story.

FileMaker Origin Stories Ep 8: Allison & Ignasi & Mike

In this FileMaker Origin Story episode, Allison, Ignasi, and Mike share how they came to the FileMaker platform.

Primary Keys, with Todd

Todd and I talk today aobut primary keys. We focus only on that field, talking about how it is named, its purpose, its use, its type, and even how it's applied to integrations. Our goal is not to provide the definitive answer, but to add to the discussion and to relay years of thinking and practice around this topic. For every FileMaker developer, primary keys are good to revisit every once in awhile to refine our understanding of and use of in our relationship schema.

FIleMaker Go: Covering a lot with Claus Lavendt

Claus Lavendt of DataManix joins us today to talk FileMaker Go. We talk colors, layouts, problems the platform solves. We talk syncing, and even his work in designing the FileMaker DevCon2Go app.

FileMaker Origin Stories Ep 7: Beverly and David and Mike Duncan

Beverly Voth, David Wilkstrom, and Mike Duncan join us today to talk their FileMaker Origin Stories.

Evolving Our Thinking, with Todd & Dave

Today Todd and Dave and Jeremy discuss how Geist Interactive's thoughts and approaches have changed over time. They talk about the importance of changing your mind about techniques and approaches.

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