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Science Says This Is the Best Way to Motivate Other People to Change Their Behavior

You can't force people to change but you can influence them.<p>Whether you want an employee to participate more in meetings, or you want your spouse to pitch in more around the house, you can't force someone to change their behavior.<p>You can, however, have a strong influence over another individual. …

Psychology

How to Enable Markup Annotation Tools in macOS

Recognizing the utility of Markup annotation tools, Apple has extended their availability in recent versions of iOS, but it's worth bearing in mind that you can access a similar and equally useful annotation toolset within several native Mac applications.<p>In macOS, accessing an application's Markup …

Operating Systems

External storage for Container Fields

• 0<p>Josh Ormond 1,189<p>What are the settings for that field in the inspector?<p>0<p>Josh,<p>I have the button selected for Interactive content, see attachment. I …

Send *and* receive FileMaker data with Twilio

If you’re using SMS with a FileMaker solution, you’re probably doing more sending than receiving. Maybe you’re using a service that converts email to …

Integrating APIs into FileMaker apps

In “Data API: breaking down barriers and creating new business models” webinar you will find multiple examples of powerful API integrations. One of …

How to Automatically Create Variables from JSON Data in FileMaker

FileMaker 16 introduced a series of functions to work with JSON data. The primary motivation for adding this functionality was to make it easier to …

Databases

Virtual List Reporting, part 1

Self-plagiarism alert: to avoid repeatedly referring the reader back to earlier virtual list articles, portions of text from those earlier articles …

Databases

How to Use the New FileMaker Data API in FileMaker Server 16

In FileMaker Server 16, under Web Publishing you will find a brand-new entry called FileMaker Data API.<p>Figure 1. FileMaker Data API under Web …

API Generator – Geist Interactive

API Generator Software Todd Geist released a new, free FileMaker example file that makes it as easy as is possible to work with web API's. Geist's …

Databases

A Powerful and Totally Unexpected Tool for Startup Success

Leverage existing academic research to build stronger solutions.<p>Designing solutions for humans sometimes looks like the blind leading the blind. How do you ensure that products and services are as effective as you intended? How do you know your solution is correctly approaching a real and …

How to add value to your FileMaker app using progressive lists

One of the more common requests we get when building custom applications is the addition of a <b>progressive value list</b>. A progressive value list is …

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …

Icon Design: 5 Essential Tips to Get You Started

Just scribble down an icon real quick. What’s so hard about that? Well, it’s definitely not easy. We’ll show you what you need to look out for when …

UI Design

Custom Field-Based Value Lists

Introduction Does this sound familiar? You’ve rolled out a solution that includes a single-record Settings table where authorized users can …

Databases

How To Create Dashboards with FileMaker Pro

This is a classic webinar from our friends at FM Academy.<p>Business analytics is one of the hottest topics in management today. Analytics, made visual …

SVGInator

How it Works<p>Drag some SVGs on to the dropzone. They'll be made FileMaker ready and downloaded to your computer. Super nifty!<p>credits: @luidog (Lui de …

FileMaker iOS App SDK QuickStart

iOS App SDK for the Rest of Us

This year FileMaker Inc. released the new iOS App SDK, allowing us to build native iOS custom apps. There are tons of good tutorials online that help you to start with Xcode and iOS App SDK to build your custom apps. But are you still overwhelmed by the complexity of Xcode? Or, are you working at …

FMForums.com

Protecting FileMaker Platform Business Solutions<p>FileMaker Platform developers and FileMaker Server Administrators, as well as business data owners, …

19 'USSD' Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

19 ‘USSD’ Codes That Unlock Hidden Features in Your iPhone<p>When you want to tweak your iPhone’s preferences, you’ll usually open up the Settings app. …

FileMaker cURL

FileMaker cURL One of the most powerful and, probably, least appreciated features of FileMaker 16 is the support of cURL. So what is cURL? Here's …

Databases

iOS Storyboards in Xcode: The Ultimate Guide

Finding your way in the navigation of a complex iOS app can be quite complicated.<p>I know this from experience.<p>During many years of freelancing, I …

Adaptive Layout Tutorial in iOS 11: Getting Started

Learn how to make your apps use Adaptive Layout!<i>Update 6/20/17:</i> This tutorial was updated to iOS 11, Xcode 9, and Swift 4 by József Vesza. The …

iOS Programming

Easier Auto Layout: Coding Constraints in iOS 9

Coding Auto Layout just got a lot easier! Read on to find out more.Do you find Auto Layout challenging? Do you find yourself making and unmaking …

iOS Programming

Composing types in Swift

Composition is a super useful technique that lets us share code between multiple types in a more decoupled fashion. It's often posed as an …

How to parse JSON in Swift using Codable protocol? - The.Swift.Dev.

In this Swift tutorial, I'd like to give you an example about getting and parsing JSON data using URLSession and Codable protocol.<p>Dependencies<p>First …

JSON

Combine PDFs with FileMaker

The scenario addressed in this blog post is one where you have multiple PDF documents that you would like to combine into a single PDF document. This …

Running server-side scripts in FileMaker Server