Tag FileMaker Pro Advanced 18

Employee Spotlight: Michelle

Michelle Davison is our feature employee in this month’s rendition of AppWorks’ Employee Spotlight. Earlier this year, Michelle won an essay contest put on by Women Innovating Together. Her essay was one of four chosen winners that earned coveted scholarships to this year’s DevCon in Orlando, FL. She is attending DevCon for the first time next week, so please say hello if you see her!

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FMPA18 – Delegating User Management without Full Access

With the release of FileMaker Pro Advanced 18, full access users can delegate user management to any user. This tool reduces the administrative burden on database administrators, in addition to decreasing the response time when it comes to changes in user accounts. For example, the person(s) conducting employee onboarding/offboarding can now create, edit or delete users. Additionally, someone like an office manager would now be able to reset user passwords instead of sending a request to a database administrator.

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FileMaker 18: How to Use the New Data File Script Steps

FileMaker 18 offers a series of new script steps that add native file creation and manipulation to the developer’s toolkit. The utility of these new script steps will be fully realized once people start using them, but right away I can foresee some great use cases. Write records to a text file for import into another system? Generate an HTML document? Custom local log files? All are possible with these new script steps.

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