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FileMaker 17

Taking Out the Cache: The Hidden Gem of FileMaker Troubleshooting

Nov 15, 2018

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had FileMaker suddenly slow to a grinding halt when performing the most menial activity, such as navigating from one section of my … Read More

Cloud Manipulator FileMaker AWS plug-in

Cloud Manipulator – Integrate AWS S3 and FileMaker

Oct 23, 2018

How to talk to AWS S3 When it comes to talking to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 system, as with any third-party application or web service, a developer can … Read More


FileMaker Plug-ins and macOS Mojave Compatibility

Sep 25, 2018

macOS Mojave was just dropped and for those who are early adaptors, all of our Mac plug-ins have been updated for compatibility with macOS 10.14. If you have upgraded to macOS … Read More

Biometric Fingerprint Reader plug-in for FileMaker

Biometric Fingerprint Security in FileMaker

Aug 22, 2018

We here at Productive Computing just released a redesigned and overhauled new version of our Biometric Fingerprint Reader plug-in for FileMaker, bringing new life to this security-minded option for the … Read More

Another Year Come and Gone – FileMaker DevCon 2018 Recap

Aug 21, 2018

FileMaker DevCon 2018 was another great show – this time in Dallas, Texas. The hotel was huge, the food was great, the sessions were awesome, and the networking was on … Read More

gManipulator plug-in for FileMaker

Connect FileMaker and Google: A Developer’s Tale

Jul 12, 2018

We recently released our gManipulator plug-in, which connects your FileMaker solution with Google and allows users to exchange data between FileMaker and Gmail, Google Contacts, Google Calendar, and Google Tasks … Read More

FileMaker and QuickBooks Hosting Plans from Productive Computing

Which QuickBooks Desktop Hosting plan is right for you?

Jul 2, 2018

If you are considering hosting your QuickBooks Desktop file there are a couple things you need to consider. How many users do you need to access your hosted QuickBooks Desktop … Read More

Connect FileMaker to QuickBooks Desktop

The Five Foundational Skills Needed to Effectively Integrate FileMaker and QuickBooks

Jun 7, 2018

As a FileMaker developer, have you ever been asked the question, “Can you build an integration between our FileMaker solution and QuickBooks?” If your answer was, “Well, umm, maybe” – … Read More

FileMaker Go 17 new features

What’s new with FileMaker 17 – Part 2 (Focusing on FileMaker Go)

Jun 5, 2018

Part two of our blog series on FileMaker 17 New Features is going to focus on the new features in FileMaker Go. This release allows you to tap into some … Read More


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