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Live Formatting Modus Operandi

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We recently posted an article about a magical FileMaker development technique called “Live Formatting” where we use an input mask to show the user how the data entered will be formatted and to ensure that it follows that format consistently. The technique has obvious utility for phone number fields, but can be useful for other […]

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FileMaker 19.1 Release

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Claris released FileMaker 19.1 a few days ago and while an incremental update may not have been newsworthy in the past, this release definitely warrants a look. (Technically this is version 19.1.2, and 19.1.1 was an internal, not-released version.) Shorter Releases It’s important to appreciate that Claris has shifted from the large 12 or 18-month […]

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FileMaker Script Parameters using JSON

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Today we are going to look at a way to use JSON for passing multiple parameters to a FileMaker script. Regardless of whether you are an experienced FileMaker developer or if you have only the barest inkling of what JSON is, not to worry, this article is designed for FileMaker developers of all skill levels.

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FileMaker 19 Javascript & Add-ons

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The first few sessions of the first ever virtual Claris Engage conference were all about some of the new features of FileMaker 19, namely JavaScript integration, add-ons, and the Execute FileMaker Data API script step. These exciting additions to our favorite platform have the potential to change the way FileMaker applications are developed and deployed. […]

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Claris Engage 2020: It’s About You

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Day two of Claris Engage opened with Srini Gurrapu, VP of Product and Design, sharing the company’s strategy for its products and providing a glimpse into what lays ahead for its customers. It was – A LOT. People First The team continued its focus on its community. John Sindelar shared how to connect SeedCode’s DayBack […]

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Resource Scheduling in FileMaker 19

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Resource scheduling is a pain point for many businesses. While there are a lot of ready-to-use tools available on the market, choosing the right one is not as easy as it seems.

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Keep Health Information Private

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Get calculated field level access privileges by exploring some modifications to your Claris FileMaker data architecture.

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Authorize.Net API Integration

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The number of online payments has more than doubled in the last 10 years and skyrocketed after the COVID-19 social distancing rules. As a company specializing in accounting, Codence has quite a few projects related to payment processing and reporting.

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What’s New in Claris FileMaker 2023?

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The latest iteration of the Claris FileMaker Platform, was released in late April, 2023. This new version, dubbed “2023”, is an incremental update to the existing Claris FileMaker 19.6 platform. The new version numbering scheme, which will undoubtedly mirror the progress of the years to come, is representative of the Claris commitment to continual updates […]

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Crafting a Visually Striking and Customizable Login for FileMaker Solutions

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One of the (many) things I love about the Claris FileMaker platform is the wide array of tools it gives developers to build beautiful, useful user interfaces. Unfortunately, you only get one chance to make a first impression. For countless users, this sparse (and less helpful than it could be) dialog box is their first […]

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Why Hire an Apprentice?

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Many organizations struggle with technology because of a lack of technical expertise within their team. We see it all the time with our clients, and it’s often that reality that prompts them to reach out to a third party like us in the first place. Rather than hiring Codence alone, in some key circumstances, it […]

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Claris Update Webinar

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Claris delivered a webinar featuring Brad Freitag and other Claris leaders a few weeks ago. It included updates about our Claris Community, Claris Platform updates, more info about their coming free tier, and more.   Claris reinforced its vision and upcoming release plans for the platform and stressed that they are a “developer-first company.” They […]

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Achieve Your Career Goals as an Apprentice

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Here at Codence, we invest in the apprenticeship segment of our business. We have been for several years; it is work that matters to us. We recently partnered with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and the U.S. Department of Labor, and this is how they describe the value of apprenticeships: “Apprenticeships help workers […]

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A CSS-Like Approach to Managing Claris FileMaker Themes

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In the days before FileMaker 13, maintaining a consistent set of UI elements for a FileMaker app could be a serious challenge. Back then, to address this challenge, I used a dedicated FileMaker file to store my layout designs and objects. When working on a solution’s UI, I would keep this file open nearby to […]

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Scale Faster w/ Stripe and Claris FileMaker

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Stripe is a very popular payment processing system that combines the features of a merchant account, a payment processor, and a payment gateway in a single unified payment platform that (by design) is very developer friendly. The Stripe API is well documented and very easy to understand. This means that as a Claris developer, the […]

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Moving Forward Virtually with DocuSign

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DocuSign is an industry standard application platform for collecting digital signatures on important documents. If you’re using a custom Claris FileMaker solution to help run your business, and DocuSign for collecting digital signatures, you should consider integrating the two systems. By using FileMaker’s Insert from URL script step, and the very robust DocuSign REST API, […]

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Why Hire an Apprentice?

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Many organizations struggle with technology because of a lack of technical expertise within their team. We see it all the time with our clients, and it’s often that reality that prompts them to reach out to a third party like us in the first place. Rather than hiring Codence alone, in some key circumstances, it […]

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Claris Set the Stage w/ the Problem Solvers Circle

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The Problem Solvers Circle is a really interesting step forward and in many ways a unique opportunity to engage differently with the Claris platform.

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Apprenticeship Program

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Codence works with its clients to launch careers and better support their use of technology. We engage students, but often non-traditional candidates as well, as apprentices to learn Claris and other technologies, software development, and consulting practices.

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SOC 2 Type 2 Audit and ISO Certification

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Low code solutions using Claris FileMaker Cloud and Claris Connect Platform now meet a higher level of trust with user information and data. On December 15, 2021, Claris International Inc. announced the successful completion of the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2® Type 2 audit for both its Claris FileMaker Cloud software and the Claris […]

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Create ROI From Your Custom Apps

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Evaluate the quantitative business value you can achieve using clearly defined objectives to guide the development of your custom business application.

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Claris Engage Beyond ’21 Keynote

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Claris wants to empower developers to do what they do best – create powerful digital solutions easily and efficiently. Catch up on highlights from the Keynote session.

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Visualize FileMaker Data in Tableau

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Visualize your FileMaker data in Tableau.

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Data is Key for Decision Making

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Why Data is the Key to Business Success?

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Crafting a Visually Striking and Customizable Login for FileMaker Solutions

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One of the (many) things I love about the Claris FileMaker platform is the wide array of tools it gives developers to build beautiful, useful user interfaces. Unfortunately, you only get one chance to make a first impression. For countless users, this sparse (and less helpful than it could be) dialog box is their first […]

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Claris Update Webinar

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Claris delivered a webinar featuring Brad Freitag and other Claris leaders a few weeks ago. It included updates about our Claris Community, Claris Platform updates, more info about their coming free tier, and more.   Claris reinforced its vision and upcoming release plans for the platform and stressed that they are a “developer-first company.” They […]

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Achieve Your Career Goals as an Apprentice

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Here at Codence, we invest in the apprenticeship segment of our business. We have been for several years; it is work that matters to us. We recently partnered with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and the U.S. Department of Labor, and this is how they describe the value of apprenticeships: “Apprenticeships help workers […]

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A CSS-Like Approach to Managing Claris FileMaker Themes

0

In the days before FileMaker 13, maintaining a consistent set of UI elements for a FileMaker app could be a serious challenge. Back then, to address this challenge, I used a dedicated FileMaker file to store my layout designs and objects. When working on a solution’s UI, I would keep this file open nearby to […]

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Q&A with Mack Richardson

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Mack has 20+ years of experience with both Claris FileMaker and Web Application development, and is joining Codence as Application Developer all the way from Rural Hall, North Carolina. When not experimenting with Claris FileMaker or some new web design do-dad, Mack loves to roam flea markets and yard sales to feed his lifelong obsession […]

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Q&A with Julia Donato

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Julia Donato lives in Camas, Washington with her husband, and yellow Labrador Retriever. She graduated from Oregon State University – Cascades and is transitioning from software implementation to project management. Julia worked cross-functionally with Sales, Technical Support, Technical Specialists, Product Engineering, and Professional Services teams regarding product initiatives and customer requests. She is eager to […]

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Error Trapping with Slack

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As Claris FileMaker developers, every system we develop should trap for errors. Identify issues with automated error trapping via Slack.

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Q&A with Yelena Teplitskaya

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– Tell us about your role at Codence and what are you looking forward to the most in your new role? My role at Codence is Application Developer. I’m looking forward to everything about this role! Developing full-time, getting to work with some of the smartest and most talented people in the industry, getting to solve […]

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What’s New in Claris FileMaker 2023?

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The latest iteration of the Claris FileMaker Platform, was released in late April, 2023. This new version, dubbed “2023”, is an incremental update to the existing Claris FileMaker 19.6 platform. The new version numbering scheme, which will undoubtedly mirror the progress of the years to come, is representative of the Claris commitment to continual updates […]

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Scale Faster w/ Stripe and Claris FileMaker

0

Stripe is a very popular payment processing system that combines the features of a merchant account, a payment processor, and a payment gateway in a single unified payment platform that (by design) is very developer friendly. The Stripe API is well documented and very easy to understand. This means that as a Claris developer, the […]

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Moving Forward Virtually with DocuSign

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DocuSign is an industry standard application platform for collecting digital signatures on important documents. If you’re using a custom Claris FileMaker solution to help run your business, and DocuSign for collecting digital signatures, you should consider integrating the two systems. By using FileMaker’s Insert from URL script step, and the very robust DocuSign REST API, […]

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Lightning Fast Picker

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Who needs a record picker? I do! When designing a custom Claris FileMaker application, we are often faced with the task of finding a specific record, and doing something with it. We might accomplish this task with a simple find: enter find mode, enter your find criteria, and hit enter. This technique works great if […]

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Build Your Budget Tool in FileMaker

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Claris FileMaker is an excellent tool for building budgets that make sense for operations while seamlessly integrating into QuickBooks.

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Navigating the Claris FileMaker 19.5 Release

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This article intends to share the highlights of new features, deep dive into a couple of examples and share some important news regarding bug fixes across the various platforms (FileMaker Pro, Server, and WebDirect).

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Apprenticeship Program

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Codence works with its clients to launch careers and better support their use of technology. We engage students, but often non-traditional candidates as well, as apprentices to learn Claris and other technologies, software development, and consulting practices.

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FileMaker + Slack: Putting It All Together

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Send Arbitrary Messages to any Channel or User in Slack from Claris FileMaker via the Slack API This post is part of a multi-part series that focuses on specific examples of how to connect Claris FileMaker to Slack. This article will make more sense if you have read our introduction, and we invite you to […]

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