Archives October 2018

Pause on Error Conference Recap

This past October 22-23rd, our very own Matt Navarre and Ian Harris both attended and presented at the Pause on Error conference in Chicago. This conference was the first of its kind; there had never before been a FileMaker conference on a single topic, let alone security. Several presenters shared security exploits that they felt security experts should know, but that they did not want to become common knowledge, and multiple requests were made not to share the techniques demonstrated.  

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Updates to fmMapping

Based on feedback we received from the community, AppWorks has taken the time to update fmMapping. We are pleased to announce the release of fmMapping 1.5 for you!

With this new release, we have improved the following:

  • You can now open a map in a new window (no blank web viewer object)
  • Updated Google API usage policies to reflect current changes*

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Generate Realistic Test Data

Test environments should match production environments as closely as possible. So if you’re developing something that will interact with millions of records in production, your test environment should contain millions of records. Doing so will help you spot portions of your application that do not scale well, like loops that sprint through lists of one thousand but crawl through lists of one hundred thousand.

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