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Friday, June 12, 2015 - 11:38am
FileMaker - Portland Meetup - June 2015 By Kimberly Carlson The FileMaker Portland Meetup Group met on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. Our thanks goes out to our co-hosts, Gerald Chang, of Eight2 and Joey Grimaldi, of ODI Technologies, as well as all the fine folks who took the time to hang out with us and geek out. One of the highlights of the meeting included a presentation by Chris Irvine. His presentation on glyphs and icons within FileMaker 14 were both fascinating and enlightening. He has a detailed post about it here. It's well worth the read - we highly recommend it! Our next... + continue reading
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 3:38pm
Have you heard the news? It's time for the next JumpStartFM! 4 weeks + 12 classes = lifetime of knowledge   What is JumpStartFM? JumpStartFM is a one-month online course designed by Molly Connolly, President of Thorsen Consulting. Molly has been working with FileMaker since 1989 developing custom software solutions, training, and providing high-quality information resources for clients and developers. Molly has brought on board some of the most respected developers in the field as instructors - including our very own Matt Navarre. Additional instructors include industry... + continue reading
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:03pm
Today's the last day to sign up for your chance to win one of two DevCon scholarships being sponsored by iSolutions Inc and Thorsen Consulting. You can learn more about this scholarship by listening to Matt Navarre's podcast, FileMaker Talk, in which he interviews Cris Ippolite and Molly Connolly. Good luck!
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 4:38pm
Geocoding and Mapping Module for FileMaker Pro By David Weiner   In the past few months we've had several projects that needed some basic mapping functions for FileMaker Go on iPad, and for one reason or another, never really made anything that was easily replicable. Realizing that we were more than likely going to need to do this again, we thought it was time to find a module of some sort that we could easily plug in as needed. Our aim was to have a simple way to take a group of addresses and create a map using the Google API in FileMaker, and that was all.... + continue reading
March 15 2015 FMPUG Meeting
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 10:56pm
FileMaker - Portland Meetup - March 2015 by Dan Gray The FileMaker - Portland Meetup Group met on Wednesday, March 12, 2015 in a brand-new location: the newly-remodeled Stadium Fred Meyer on West Burnside in NW Portland. The new location sports a terrific third-floor view of the West Hills and of the Providence Park (home of the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns soccer teams). Parking is ample and there’s also great grocery shopping to be had pre- and post-meeting. Gerald Chang, of Eight2, co-hosted the event and, this month, Joey Grimaldi of ODI Technologies supplied food and... + continue reading