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Growl Integration with FileMaker

FileMaker dialog boxes can be informative, but sometimes they are just annoying. You have to click them to get them to go away. Lots of times, you just want to give a little bit of feedback to the user, so they they get a clue as to what your scripts are doing, without requiring them […]

Applescript Notification from FileMaker

FileMaker developers (and other app developers) are always looking for better ways to communicate information to their users. System level notifications have proven to be an effective way of sending short ‘dissolving’ messages to users. These Notification messages show up in the top right corner of the users screen, make a little chime, hang around for […]


File Downloads linked to Blog articles 99 Bottles of Beer – in FileMaker 11  Download: 99-Bottles.fp7 Creating Google Cluster Maps from FileMaker Download: ClusterMaps.fp7 Cluster Maps Continued: Perimeter Search in FileMaker Pro 12 Download: Cluster Maps Update – Running URL Scripts in a Web Viewer Download: Dialing Phone Numbers using SkypeOut from FileMaker Pro Download: Contacts-Skype-Out Demo MailChimp Integration with FileMaker Pro —Part […]

Replacing a Time Machine Backup Hard Drive

There are a number of good articles on setting up Time Machine backup hard drives. This blog entry is a little different. A client recently encounter a problem with their Time Machine backup. This article is if you already have a Time Machine hard drive that is giving you troubles. Get a new hard drive […]

Move Selected Files into a New Folder using AppleScript and Automator

Mac users, do you find yourself doing this more often than you like? You select a batch of files or folders, then realize you want to put these items into a folder to facilitate moving them about. You have to back out of your selection, create the folder, then move the files into the newly […]

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 9,700 times in 2010. That’s about 23 full 747s. In […]

FileMaker MailChimp Integration – Part 3 of 4

UPDATE: 2013-06-20 FileMaker 12 version of the demo is available that should work with Windows. UPDATE: 2012-08-07 Windows users with FileMaker 12 have an option to solve the JSON error message issue by swapping out the Web Viewer steps and instead employ the new Insert from URL script step. This will save a few lines of code […]