DevCon 2019 Registration Discounts

DevCon Registration just opened for the 2019 FileMaker Developer Conference! Register now for special Early, Early Bird discounts on the 3-day conference being held on August 5-8, 2019. Prices will increase after March 1st, 2019, so be sure to register now in order to take advantage of these discounts. There are now options to attend the DevCon conference for two or three days. There is also a training day offering before the conference on August 4th. The training day features classes for all levels of developers, from beginner to expert. Discounts are available on all of the different conference registration options, including the training day. Prices for the conference will significantly increase on March 2nd, 2019.

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Contextual Menus in FileMaker

Ever wondered how the ‘contextual menu’ in FileMaker is created? Perhaps you’ve noticed that unlike Custom Menus, native functionality to customize them does not exist. Well, kind of. When you create a Custom Menu, the menu items that you enable or omit will have a direct effect on the items displayed in the contextual menu. This can be an unexpected side-effect in some cases. Using a plug-in is the only way (currently) to fully customize the contextual menu, but this post focuses solely on native functionality.

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Women of FileMaker DevCon Scholarships

Are you interested in an in-depth look at FileMaker 17’s features? How about bolstering your understanding of cryptography and its uses in FileMaker? Do you want to adopt an Agile approach to your next project but don’t know where to start? These topics plus many more will be covered this August 6 through August 9 at FileMaker Developer Conference (DevCon) 2018 in Dallas, Texas.

If you’re a woman considering attending for the first time, you may be able to have the conference registration fee covered thanks to the Women of FileMaker community group.

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Matt Navarre Interviewed – FileMaker Pro Guru

During the most recent FileMaker Devcon conference, our own Matt Navarre was interviewed by Don Clark of FM Database Consulting. In it, he discusses his history with FileMaker and development in general, his company, current client work, FileMaker podcasts, and a number of nerdy Mac history tidbits. View the full interview below.

A FileMakerProGurus.com Production at FileMaker Devcon 2016 in Vegas, with Donald Clark, FMDatabaseConsulting.com, of Albuquerque, NM, and Matt Navarre, App.Works, of Portland, OR.