Welcome to the PCI Blog

November 20th, 2013


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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!

Outlook Manipulator and Exchange Manipulator are now One—Bigger, Better, and Ready to Dominate

The new and improved Outlook Manipulator v7 is now available. This beefed up plug-in is now compatible with Outlook 2016 and Windows 10—and has the added functionality of Exchange Manipulator. Check out what else is new.

Don’t Live in Fear of Computer Gremlins – 10 Reasons to Host with a Service Rather Than Yourself

Just because it’s Halloween, doesn’t mean you need to fear mischievous creatures potentially meddling with your database. Here are 10 reasons why you should host with a service rather than yourself.

Thirty Minutes with PCI Execs Marc and Keith

Check out Marc and Keith’s recent interview with FileMaker Pro Gurus. Topics include: how PCI got its start, PCI’s secrets to success, upcoming product release spoilers, and the Execs’ thoughts on the future of FileMaker.

Don’t Procrastinate… Stay up-to-date! FM Books Connector is Now QuickBooks 2016 Compatible!

There is no need to delay upgrading. FM Books Connector v is now compatible with QuickBooks 2016! Read on for more details.

iCal Manipulator Version Now Available—So What’s New?

Need to integrate Apple Calendar with your FileMaker database? Check out what our iCal Manipulator version can do for you!

FileMaker Server 14
Productive Computing Announces FileMaker Server 14 Availability

  Productive Computing, Inc. is proud to announce FileMaker Server 14 availability.   PCI has been busy building significant infrastructure to accommodate customers who are interested in hosting solutions with FileMaker Server 14 and take advantage of the latest version of FileMaker’s Web Direct technology. Starting immediately PCI has the availability to host FileMaker 14 Server […]

10 Advantages of Hosting FileMaker Solutions

  Server Hardware Server hardware is a big ingredient in the performance and wellbeing of your FileMaker solution. Do you have a handle on exactly what to purchase? How much RAM, processor and hard drive do you need?  Which brand of computer? Which platform? Who will warrantee it? What are the IT costs associated with […]

PCI Announces Release of Address Book Manipulator Version

    Address Book Manipulator Version for Mac San Diego, CA – November 13, 2014 – Productive Computing Inc., a Platinum member of the FileMaker Business Alliance, is proud to announce the release of an update to Address Book Manipulator. The plug-in provides a bidirectional data exchange between FileMaker® Pro and Macintosh Address Book […]

PCI Announces New FM Books Connector Mac Template

SAN DIEGO, CA – November 6, 2014 – Productive Computing, Inc. announces the release of a free utility tool for Macintosh-based developers that works hand in hand with the FM Books Connector for Windows.  The FM Books Connector Mac Template plug-in is a template file that allows Mac FileMaker developers to write scripts from a […]