Category Archives: FileMaker Meetup

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Create native FileMaker apps on Android and iOS with LCFM Native

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We’re excited to announce that our friends at LiveCode are organizing a campaign to make FileMaker solutions a native app on Android and iOS with LCFM Native.

Why are we excited about this? Originally, the LiveCode for FileMaker team was focusing on the Android connection, but after feedback from FileMaker groups like PDXFM, they decided to refocus on the native aspect. This move makes the system more robust and more beneficial for the FileMaker community and all mobile users.

How robust and beneficial?

According to the folks at LiveCode, with LCFM Native you’ll be able to:

  • Build beautiful, powerful, flexible native apps from your FileMaker layouts
  • Synchronize data perfectly as your app goes online and offline
  • Deploy to Android, iOS, Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Keep your data within FileMaker server or cloud
  • Access native objects and the operating system on each device
  • Pricing will start from $2
  • Full Money Back Guarantee

Get involved!

You can be a part of this becoming a reality by joining the pre-release program. Participation includes things like access to the beta program. That’s not all – LiveCode is also offering a choice between credit towards licensing payment for the final product or layout conversion done by the makers! Make a pledge before Nov. 24, 2017 to take advantage of these great offers.

Read more about the types of pledges and feature details here.

Want to know more before making a pledge? Join us at the live webinar on Thursday, November 9 at 9 a.m. PST. Register here!


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FileMaker Portland – Kevin Miller of LiveCode

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FileMaker Portland would like to thank Kevin Miller and Iain Morrison of LiveCode for making PDX a stop on their West Coast tour.

Local developers left the meeting thinking about which projects would benefit from using LiveCode’s plugins for FileMaker.


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Monthly FileMaker Meetup – June 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out for our monthly FileMaker Portland Meetup group that met on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

We watched a great presentation by Ralf Rainer von Albedyhll about his new app titled ‘NextPitchLA’ (that is now up and ready for download from the Apple App Store) that was created entirely from FileMaker. He walked us through the app which helps users track developments in the new Regulation Crowdfunding world, an online marketplace where non-accredited investors (and just plain regular folk) get to invest in startups. We also gained insight into the process of appraisal and approval from the Apple App Store.

See more of Ralf’s work at iapprentice.com, and check out his website NextPitch.tv for more info about his exciting new startup!

Our many thanks goes out to Ken Skeen and Hanna Anderson for graciously providing a space for the event and to Matt Navarre for hosting and providing Hot Lips pizza and beverages! Also, a special thanks to Joey Grimaldi of ODI Technologies for informing us of the existence of this: Sales Guy vs. Web Dude.

Our next FileMaker Portland Meetup is scheduled for Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 for a DevCon recap. We hope to see all of you there!


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Monthly FileMaker Meetup – January 2017

Happy New Year!

Interested in sharing something with the group? Email me with your topic! Shawn@app.works

PDXFM January: FileMaker Cloud
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Day:
Wednesday, January 11
Where: Hanna Andersson Corporate Offices
608 NE 19th Ave, Portland, OR

 

Note: This event was canceled due to weather.

 


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Monthly FileMaker Meetup – November 2016

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We had a great Monthly FileMaker Meetup about FileMaker Cloud. Thanks to Matt Navarre for the presentation and providing the delicious Hogan’s Goat Pizza and beverages. Thanks to our event host, Ken Skeen and Hanna Andersson. If you have any questions or want more details, please reach out to Shawn (shawn@app.works).

RSVP for the PDXFM Open Mic Night on December 7.


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PDXFM November: FileMaker Cloud

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FileMaker Cloud is here! AppWorks’ Matt Navarre will giving a live demo at the FileMaker Portland Meetup meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Easily share information with your team in the cloud. New FileMaker Cloud provides secure, reliable access to your custom apps using FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect — all without the administrative hassle. Your data is managed by FileMaker Cloud and hosted through Amazon Web Services (AWS) — so you don’t have to do it yourself.

Join us for an action-packed, and exciting hands-on presentation where we’ll show you how you can sign up for a FileMaker Cloud trial or convert your existing FileMaker licenses to FileMaker Cloud. Space is limited, please RSVP today!

PDXFM November: FileMaker Cloud
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Day:
Wednesday, Nov. 9
Where: Hanna Andersson Corporate Offices
608 NE 19th Ave, Portland, OR
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PDXFM October – Is FileMaker ACID compliant?

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On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, the PDXFM Meetup Group presents Chris Irvine of ThreeProng. He’ll be discussing the FileMaker platform with regard to ACID compliance. ACID stands for “Atomicity Consistency Isolation Durability” and is a database benchmark that transactions will process reliably. If you plan to attend please RSVP. If you would like to sponsor the Food and Beverage for the meeting, please contact Gerald Chang of Eight2.com. Details HERE, or click the link below.

PDXFM October – Is FileMaker ACID compliant?

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016, 6:00 PM

Hanna Andersson Corporate Offices
608 NE 19th Ave Portland, OR

14 Developers Attending

Chris Irvine of ThreeProng will be taking us on an ACID trip. ACID in this case, stands for “Atomicity Consistency Isolation Durability” and is a database benchmark that transactions will process reliably. Chris will show us four database concepts from computer science, and how well FileMaker does or does not perform in these areas. There have been…

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Upcoming FileMaker Meetup – Vincenzo Menanno guest speaker!

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On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the PDXFM Meetup Group welcomes Vince Menanno to Portland. He’ll be discussing InspectorPro and much more. It’s a can’t miss meeting. If you plan to attend please RSVP. If you would like to sponsor the Food and Beverage for the meeting, please contact Gerald Chang of Eight2.com. Details HERE, or click the link below.

PDXFM Sept: Vincenzo Menanno, InspectorPro and More!

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016, 6:00 PM

Hanna Andersson Corporate Offices
608 NE 19th Ave Portland, OR

8 Developers Attending

It is our pleasure to welcome Vince Menanno to PDXFM in September! Here’s a description of what he will be talking about. It’s a can’t miss meeting. If you plan to attend please RSVP. If you would like to sponsor the Food and Beverage for the meeting, please contact me directly! [masked]FileMaker Collaboration, Performance, and Insight wi…

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Monthly FileMaker Meetup – March 2016

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Our FileMaker monthly Meetup group met this last Wednesday in a new space! It was beautiful and the conference room was enormous – with a convenient wireless presentation system for laptops to present on a giant projection screen. Our many thanks goes out to Ken Skeen and the fine folks at Hanna Andersson that graciously offered their space for our meeting, to Gerald Chang of Eight2 for providing drinks and Chris Irvine of ThreeProng.com for bringing the pizza and co-hosting the meeting!

Our topic was: FileMaker Alternative Modal Dialogue Showcase. The idea was to show alternative methods for creating a modal window, without using a custom dialogue. It was great to delve into the different ways in which developers will tackle and solve the same problem in different ways.

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Join our Meetup!

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Have you joined our FileMaker Meetup? If not, consider this your formal invitation to join our FileMaker Meetup group (formerly known as FMPUG) in Portland, Oregon! We welcome any and all FileMaker developers, business owners who want to learn about FileMaker and entrepreneurs who want to incorporate FileMaker into their business structure. Even if you’ve never heard of FileMaker before today, we’d love to have you pop in, munch on some pizza and beer while you listen to FM nerds geek out.

If you missed last night’s meeting, or if you’ve been considering joining us again, here’s a recap:

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