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Mastering FileMaker Server

Mastering FileMaker Server – Learn best practices for hosting your own FileMaker files

Nov 16, 2021

Did you see our course, Mastering FileMaker Server? Productive Computing University revamped its FileMaker SSL course to address much more than installing SSL certificates in FileMaker Server. Installing SSL certificates … Read More

FileMaker Calendar Add-on

Challenges and Benefits of Using the FileMaker Calendar Add-On

Oct 19, 2021

Are you using a calendar in your FileMaker solution? FileMaker is well over 30 years old, but it wasn’t until very recently that developers were able to quickly add a … Read More

Do Musicians Make the Best Developers?

Sep 17, 2021

It might sound counterintuitive, but some of the world’s best developers are also accomplished musicians. Productive Computing’s CEO, Marc Larochelle, shares his thoughts on how music and coding overlap-and why … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Kanban and FileMaker

Aug 20, 2021

Tools like FileMaker make it a cinch to work faster and smarter. But you still need a solid process behind the tools you use. If you want to minimize miscommunications, … Read More

5 Expert Tips For Future-Proofing Your FileMaker CRM

Jul 23, 2021

How does your business interact with its customers?  Some businesses are able to get by without any formal tools or processes, but many rely on a customer relationship management (CRM) … Read More

Test FileMaker Latency

“What Is My Latency?” Try This Free FileMaker Add-on

Jun 22, 2021

Measured in milliseconds, latency is an important factor for understanding slowdowns in either your infrastructure or your customers’ systems. Latency happens when there’s a delay between a sender and receiver.  … Read More

Prepare for the FileMaker Certification exam

Preparing For The FileMaker Certification Exam: Better Ways To Study

Jun 7, 2021

Certifications are the standard in the world of IT and technology. Like many other platforms, FileMaker also offers a certification for developers to test their mettle.  There are plenty of … Read More

FileMaker Development

5 Ways Our FileMaker Development Team Can Help Your Business

May 17, 2021

85% of SMBs say technology makes them more successful. But there’s such a thing as technology overload in any organization-this means businesses have to use software resources thoughtfully to streamline … Read More

Network Monitor Tool

Network Monitor Tool – Analyze Traffic In and Out of FileMaker

Sep 21, 2020

What is the Network Monitor tool? We have written and talked about several FileMaker developer tools in our blogs and on our YouTube channel. Here is another useful tool to … Read More


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