Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dropbox Networking In The Wild

Well, I’m committed. This week, I need to build and deploy Dropbox networking for real. While I think the most bullet-proof system is going to be using SuperContainer from 360Works in conjunction with Pop3It from CNS Plugins.┬áBut, seeing as this … Continue reading

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The New Normal For FileMaker Network Architecture

(Be sure to read the update at the end) Let’s make this as simple as possible. Here’s the ideal low-bandwidth, remote syncing experimental setup: FileMaker Pro running on a machine that is connected to the internet. FileMaker Go running on … Continue reading

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I’m all over the place these days…

For the two of you that read my posts, I wanted to let you know that you can read even more from me over at MightyData’s blog. My two-part series on brainstorming your way through problems can be found here: … Continue reading

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Small Whacks On The Side Of The Head

Using cookies to get HTML form data into FileMaker Pro I have finally been able to have some HTML in a web viewer write a cookie, and then have FileMaker read it. Here are the steps I’m using: Load a … Continue reading

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FileMaker And HTML Plan

Since I started down this path, I’ve sometimes asked myself, “Why all this extra work? Why follow what seem to be tangents? Why not just use existing technologies?” The Reason The main reason is simple: the market demands that I … Continue reading

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The Forehead-Slapping Moment

I just remembered there is a database function in the new HTML5 standard. Doh! There is a limit to the file size of the data for each window, so it seems like the best scenario is having the user work … Continue reading

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UPDATE: FileMaker & HTML

Things are getting really interesting! Go Experiments show that FileMaker Go will support a 1-per second OnTimer Script. This means filemaker go can be used as a listener app (control, in MVC terms). However, it can’t run in the background … Continue reading

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