Category User Interface Design

Better WebDirect Checkboxes

Here’s a quick guide to creating visually pleasing FileMaker checkboxes and radio buttons in a format that translates to WebDirect (and even includes emojis)! Accessing FileMaker solutions via WebDirect is convenient, but has unfortunate limitations, especially when it comes to design. A common frustration among developers is that checkbox formatting in FileMaker doesn’t translate to […]

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Detecting Connection Latency

Have you experienced slow response times on your cloud-hosted FileMaker solution? Organizations typically combat this by optimizing flows, scripts and layouts, which requires a lot of time to test, refactor and redesign. A faster way to combat this issue is to create layouts designed for users with slow internet connections. Here is a quick and […]

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Five New FileMaker Themes!

Five interchangeable colored themes for your FileMaker apps, suitable for mobile or desktop use AppWorks almost always begins our projects with a custom theme. Sometimes that means taking a built-in theme provided by FileMaker and adjusting it, but more often it means taking one of our in-house themes and tailoring it to the needs of […]

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