Welcome to the PCI Blog

March 3rd, 2017

 

Pcorudctive Computing, Inc. Headquarters

Productive Computing Team

Welcome to the Productive Computing, Inc. blog!

 

In this blog we will cover a wide range of business and technical topics centered around the FileMaker Pro community and for those businesses who use or could benefit by the use of FileMaker Pro and their environments.

We hope that you find this information informative and will participate in the discussions that emerge.

Please feel free to e-mail any comments or questions you might have about this blog to pr@productivecomputing.com and thanks for stopping by!

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VSS V 2.4: How to Push Invoices and Pull Balances with QuickBooks

This blog provides step-by-step instructions on how to connect your Vessel Service Solutions file with your QuickBooks Online account.

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Setting up your Core5 Starter Edition with QuickBooks Online

In order to setup your Core5 Starter Edition CRM with your QuickBooks Online file, there are a number of steps you need to take. We have a few of videos that walk you through how to install and register the client-side plug-in (on Windows and Mac), as well as how to authenticate your plug-in with […]

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FileMaker Server 16 Dedicated Hosting Now Available

FileMaker 16 Server was released on May 9, 2017, and with it came an impressive increase in capacity. This optimization will make it even easier for companies to scale their solutions and deal with increases user connections.

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FileMaker 16 Compatibility Update: Plug-ins and Solutions

FileMaker 16 was just released and that blue color scheme is not the only thing that's new! FileMaker 16 is debuting with some exciting updates for both Windows and Mac users.

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New Utility Tool: Outlook Manipulator Mac Template

We now have a free utility tool for Macintosh-based developers that works hand in hand with the Outlook Manipulator plug-in for Windows.

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Inspiring a New Generation of FileMaker Developers – PCI Focuses on Hiring Local Talent

Back in February, Productive Computing's CEO, Marc Larochelle, was invited to speak to the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) club at California State University San Marcos.

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Vessel Service Solutions – The Perfect Example of the Flexibility of FileMaker

Here is how it works, when a distress call is received any employee can assign that case (using a desktop or iOS device) to a captain. The captain then receives the case on an iPad or iPhone and, after assisting the boater, he updates the case with customer and service information, grabs a signature, and submits the case back to dispatch.

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6 Reasons to Switch to FM Books Online Server Side Plug-in

We now have six new reasons for you to love our FM Books Connector Online Edition plug-in - and they all have to do with it being server-side compatible.

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How VSS Helped TowBoatU.S. San Diego Go Mobile, Paperless, and Save Money

TowBoatU.S. San Diego, founded in 1987, is the most established Towboat company in San Diego. Their experienced staff assists thousands of boats a year off the coast of Southern California and Baja, Mexico. Rob Butler's company is ranked number four in the U.S. in terms of caseload volume. TowBoatU.S. San Diego is 100% mobile and 100% paperless.