Pushing FileMaker Alerts to the iPhone

by Michael Gaslowitz

If you use FileMaker to send Growl notifications, you may really benefit from Todd Geist’s post on Teaching FileMaker to Send Alerts to an iPhone. Combining Prowl, the Growl iPhone client, and the 360Works ScriptMaster Plugin, Todd wrote a ScriptMaster Module to push any text you like to an iPhone.

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February 7, 2010  •  FileMaker, Plugin  •  Comments Off on Pushing FileMaker Alerts to the iPhone

More script-triggering plugins

by Michael Gaslowitz

Are you bummed the zippScript plugin is no longer available, and that the script-triggering functionality in FileMaker 10, while awesome, does not work on all layout objects? Try using these plugins instead: ScriptMaster from 360Works DoScript from myFMbutler EventScript from Software for Humans All of these plugins are free, and compatible with FileMaker 10.

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March 22, 2009  •  Plugin  •  1 Comment

Shameless Self-Promotion

by Michael Gaslowitz

360Works is now selling a Portfolio License that covers all of their products for the low, low cost of $1,995. The Portfolio License entitles everyone to Enterprise versions of all of 360Works’ products, (SuperContainer fans, this means you), and allows for unlimited use within a single organization regardless of the number of users or locations. […]

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December 18, 2008  •  FileMaker, News, Plugin, Toolkit  •  Comments Off on Shameless Self-Promotion

Windows Users May Snarl

by Michael Gaslowitz

If you liked the post where I integrated Growl into FileMaker, but wondered if it could work on Windows, you might want to take a look at Snarl. Like Growl on Mac OS X, Snarl displays on-screen notifications in Windows, and with the help of the command-line utility Snarl_CMD.exe, Snarl can be integrated to work […]

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August 12, 2008  •  Custom Function, FileMaker, Plugin, Scripting  •  4 Comments

Video: Paged Data with Resizable Portals

by Michael Gaslowitz

Since the zippScript plugin is no longer available for download, the sample file included in this demo now uses the 360Works ScriptMaster plugin. You however, are free to use any script-triggering plugin you choose. (2009.03.22) This post demonstrates how to create Google-style page results in dynamically-sized FileMaker portals. As you will see, all it takes […]

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July 2, 2008  •  FileMaker, Plugin, Podcast, Portal, Scripting  •  6 Comments

zippScript for Script Triggering and Scheduling

by Michael Gaslowitz

The zippScript plugin is no longer available for download, but there are more script-triggering plugins for you to use. (2009.03.22) If you are not using script triggers in your solutions (or have no idea what I am talking about), go download the amazing zippScript plug-in and install it right now. From the zippTools website: Simply […]

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June 5, 2008  •  FileMaker, Plugin  •  2 Comments