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How to pluralise words within messages in FileMaker

I often see FileMaker developers mishandle pluralisation of words in dialog boxes or error messages. Well the problem isn't limited to just FileMaker developers of course, and you no doubt have come across error messages such as: "You cannot update 1 items." This is lazy programming as it does not handle pluralisation at all. It does not look professional to your users. Please don't be lazy. At the very least, you can pluralise the key word using brackets like this: "You cannot update 1 item(s)." But personally, I don't like doing this as this too, in my opinion is lazy. As you no doubt [...]

By | 2017-03-11T13:44:13+00:00 March 10th, 2017|FileMaker|0 Comments

Free Code-X giveaway for FileMaker Developers

Greetings fellow FileMaker developers ... Yes, you heard correctly, we have teamed up with popular FileMaker developer website FileMaker Today and as a result we are giving away Code-X licenses for free for a very limited time. Code-X normally sells for AU$450, however we're giving it away for free this holiday season. All you need to do is head on over to our Code-X page and fill out the form we have provided. Oh, and if you have a blog or website of your own we would love it if you could link back to our website, or even sharing our website on social media will be [...]

By | 2017-03-11T17:35:50+00:00 December 12th, 2016|FileMaker|0 Comments

CalendarBOX 2.0 released

Hi there, We've just released CalendarBOX version 2.0. CalendarBOX is a FileMaker Developer Tool that lets developers add a date picker to their solutions. You can add a single date picker or a date range date picker. Whats new in this version? New modern and clean interface. Simplified the installation process - now you simply copy the file over to your solution folder - that's it. Simplified the scripting process - not its much easier to connect to your solution. Fixed up some issues where 'Close' and 'Today' buttons did not close the date picker. Rewrote a bunch of code to [...]

By | 2017-03-11T13:49:33+00:00 November 18th, 2016|FileMaker|0 Comments

FileMaker 15 is out

As some of you may already know FileMaker 15 was recently released, so we figured we would write about its cool new features. FileMaker seem to be focusing a lot on Mobile and Web these days which is great to see as this is definitely where the industry is going. Here's a quick rundown of some of the new features in FileMaker 15. Mobility App Extensions FileMaker Go now supports App Extensions. In other words you can pass content to other iOS apps such as editing an image, sharing files with cloud storage such as iCloud and Drop Box. 3D [...]

By | 2017-03-11T13:48:00+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|FileMaker|0 Comments

Code-X 3.01 Released

We have released a minor update for Code-X, version 3.01. In this new version we have simply improved the user interface, example files and documentation. The Code-X source code has remained the same. If you have impremented Code-X into your solution, there is no need to make changes to your solution. You can download the latest version of Code-X here: Code-X

By | 2017-03-11T13:49:40+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|FileMaker|0 Comments

LatitudeZERO 2.0.2 Released

We have released a minor update for LatitudeZERO, version 2.0.2. In this new version we have simply improved the user interface and the example file. The LatitudeZERO source code has remained the same. If you have impremented LatitudeZERO into your solution, there is no need to make changes to your solution. You can download the latest version of LatitudeZERO here: LatitudeZERO

By | 2017-03-11T13:49:48+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|FileMaker|0 Comments