Our unapologetically techy musings on FileMaker and other things we love.
If you do too, then welcome: you’re amongst friends here.
What is Selector Connector and how can we apply the technique to a FileMaker database?
We report on the FMUG SW's latest meeting.
We examine the hidden meanings behind the things your manager says, and suggest snappy alternatives.
A short guide to using Twitter et al to sell stuff.
What's all this SEO malarkey, anyway?
Technology's all very well, but it needs to be unified.
In which we get our filthy mitts on the latest shiny thing from Apple.
Lots of people have quite the wrong idea about FileMaker.
FileMaker have released a report on the productivity gains made by organisations employing FileMaker solutions.
Our experience has led us to do lots of preparation for every project!
More code goodness available for a mere Tweet, from the igeeks
A give-away of a couple of custom functions for FileMaker Pro
In which we get our hands on a new shiny thing.
Announcing the reconvening of the south west's FileMaker users group.
We look at a tiny few of the issues surrounding this contentious area.
igeek’s work with the Pulvertaft Hand Centre, part of the Royal Derby NHS Trust.
The Castle and Marlwood Premium Partners scheme win a prestigious award.
We offer a free download of MegaMaths, an app that helps with multiplication and division.
Do you run different versions of FileMaker? These FileMaker icons will make it clear which versions are in your dock!
A recent update in Google's internal code now favours sites that render on mobile devices.
Software and the medical sector
With FileMaker Go, developing apps for your iOS device is a lot cheaper than you think.
One of our developers gains these industry-recognised accreditations.
A project we're involved in has just won a prestigious industry award.
A look at a couple of apps that will free up a Mac's disk space.
Uploading databases via FMPro can cause problems when there's significant final script steps being performed.
We’ve had our hands on this beastie now for a while, so it’s time to give our considered verdict after a few months of listening.
Allowing auto enters and lookups after record commitment.
Our very own Dr Jon giving a speech at a UK FileMaker event in February 2014.
Our status as top notch developers confirmed by FileMaker UK.
It’s always nice to get new kit and even better when it does what you hoped it would but boy does it sting when your hopes and money are wasted on a gadget which fails to come up trumps. I have been testing out the Brydge+ wireless iPad keyboard over the least couple of weeks and can honestly say that my conclusion is a positive one and that the Brydge+ has performed as hoped.
At igeek we love a gadget - and this week we’ve been sent two! The first to arrive was Belkin’s new Qode lightweight keyboard for the iPad Air. This new keyboard is just the right size to fit the Air, which has smaller exterior dimensions than previous iterations.
Applying comments in FileMaker to help the future you.
A look at how FileMaker 13's key features have been received by the press, and us.
A brief explanation on the various ways FileMaker can be hosted.
A one month view calendar which you can download and add to your own FileMaker 12 / FileMaker 13 database.
A method for improving PatternCount use within FileMaker.
iDateRange: A Custom Function for FileMaker which creates a list of all of the dates within a specified date range.
How to create reports in FileMaker with a vertical text header rather than a horizontal one.
A simple FileMaker progress bar without a web viewer or refreshing the window
FileMaker Go is the free version of FileMaker for iOS devices...
Part three of our series on how to create a month-view calendar in FileMaker.
FileMaker doesn't allow you to copy Value Lists - we'll show you one way of doing this.
The one month view calendar we created for FileMaker 11 was really rather basic so let's improve on it and get something that looks and works more like iCal or Outlook.
On my last post I talked about sending email from FileMaker using FileMaker's built in 'send Mail' script step, so now I'll cover using 3rd party plugins. So why go the 3rd party route?
There are a few reasons...
In which we consider how databases can make light of some of the drudgery of running a business
FileMaker databases can speak 'web' - you just need the right technology...
FileMaker 12 has gone visual! FileMaker 12 is a significantly different product from previous versions of the award winning database development software.
There are several reasons why a month view calendar would be of benefit to a FileMaker solution. Here we show you one method for creating a month calendar view.
Beginning a new two part blog post on email and FileMaker...
Who would have thought that the iPhone and the iPad would have taken off in the way they have?
Filemaker and Zulu: Turn FileMaker Server into an iCal Server