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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

FileMaker 17

What’s new with FileMaker 17 – Part 1

May 24, 2018

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be releasing (or if you are reading this from the future we’ve already released) a series of videos discussing the new features in FileMaker … Read More

Free Tool: FM Server Manager from Productive Computing for the FileMaker Admin API

May 15, 2018

FileMaker 17 is here and with it are a lot of new features. In this blog specifically, we’re going to discuss FileMaker Server 17 and the new FileMaker Admin API. … Read More

Data MIgration Assistant Header

Free Tool: FM Data Migration Assistant by Productive Computing

May 15, 2018

Updated 5/28/2020 When FileMaker 17 was released it came with a bevy of new development tools and features. Chief among these new tools was the FM Data Migration Tool, which … Read More


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