FileMaker 13v9 Security Updates: What You Need to Know


An important message for anyone using a FileMaker Server hosting service, and for clients who have onsite in-house FileMaker servers. You may have received an email from FileMaker, Inc. recently about the FileMaker 13v9 security updates that were released on Monday, April 6, 2015. Some of the wording in the email and the linked Knowledge […]

Dealing With Email Spam

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How do I deal with all the Spam and junk email I get on a daily basis? (Not referring to the meat product from Hormel.) I don’t have a simple answer for this issue. Spam is a major problem with email in general. If it makes you feel any better, I get close to 1,000 junk mail messages […]

Summary of The March 2015 Apple Event and Impact on FileMaker


March 9, 2015 was a pretty incredible announcement day for Apple’s Spring Forward event. Our people at got together for a pizza lunch and watched the technology unfold on the big screen with immediate commentary by our tech team…almost like being there. Seriously, if you saw it you might ask the question “Who says that Apple doesn’t […]

FileMaker DevCon 2015 (Developer Conference)

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The FileMaker Developer Conference is coming up later this summer July 20-23, 2015. Our entire team of developers will be heading to Las Vegas, NV to learn about the latest FileMaker and web development techniques and products. There will be four intense days with over 1,200 other developers from all around the world. We’ll have a chance to […]

Updating to Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite


Question: I see a free offer to upgrade to Yosemite in the Apple App Store. Is there a compelling reason to upgrade? I believe it’s a good idea to stay up-to-date on Mac OS upgrades…but only cautiously with excellent backups in place BEFORE upgrading. Yosemite is FREE and it’s been out for a while…so it’s somewhat of […]

Getting Rid of Paper Based Processes Webinar

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More businesses today are seeking alternatives to legacy paper-based processes. Companies of all sizes are replacing photocopiers with iPads, reducing storage costs, and severely improving data collection time and accuracy with efficient solutions that automate and empower their local and mobile teams. With the FileMaker Platform, solutions can be built to custom fit your needs. […], Inc. Promoted to Platinum Level of FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA)

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — November 10, 2014 —, Inc., a leading FileMaker Platform developer, today announced that it has been designated as a Platinum Level FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA) member. Partners who reach the FBA Platinum level are specifically selected by FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, for exhibiting the highest level of customer service and […]

FileMaker and Issues with Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks and Yosemite

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We’ve noticed some issues lately with some FileMaker clients running on Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite. They include seemingly random disconnects of FileMaker from the server. The following error messages may appear as a symptom of this issue: “Communication with the host was interrupted and could not be re-established. All affected windows will […]

Apple September 9 Announcements and FileMaker


Yesterday, Apple announced several new products including the iPhone 6, Apple Watch, and Apple Pay for mobile payments. The new technologies available will fuel the next few years on innovation as will iOS 8 which will be released soon. In the mobile space these announcements primarily affect FileMaker Go, the FileMaker client that runs directly […]

FileMaker Certified Developer


For the past 6 versions of FileMaker (from FileMaker 8 to 13), has maintained status as a FileMaker Certified Developer. This is achieved after passing a rigorous 2 hour exam that covers nearly all areas of solution development. It requires many hours of study and practical experience to successfully navigate the test. For our clients, […]