Thoughts on Design, FileMaker, DevCon, Pause on Error, ROI (Return on Investment), and anything else related to what The Alchemy Group does on a daily basis. We care, so we share whatever we can with you. We are a full-featured FileMaker Pro development shop, with years of experience building systems for businesses, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations exactly like yours. Your unique processes will be exactly mirrored by the custom software we write for you, whether it’s for mobile or desktop.

Dynamic Gradient Layouts

Dynamic Gradient Layouts

Hopefully, you have had time to check out some of the fantastic new features in FileMaker 16. One of the more useful features, from a development standpoint, is the Layout Objects palette. This shows you a hierarchy of objects placed on your layout, including fields,...

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FileMaker 16 Is Here!

FileMaker 16 Is Here!

FileMaker, Inc., a subsidiary of Apple Computer, announced the release of FileMaker 16. This version is packed with some very important new features that makes the FileMaker platform even more powerful. FileMaker was already a great product – so great that we have...

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Inventory: FileMaker has the Answer

Inventory: FileMaker has the Answer

FileMaker, Inc. has published an excellent new e-book that outlines how businesses can leverage inventory systems built on the FileMaker platform. Not only does it outline the benefits of having a custom inventory management system, but it gives some important...

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The Promise of Custom Software

The Promise of Custom Software

Once upon a time, not so long ago, you would walk into a software retailer and gaze in confusion at the shelves of boxes, an image in your mind of the perfect software. You might spend an hour just reading the backs of various boxes, the text promising to solve all...

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Alchemy’s New Digs

Alchemy’s New Digs

Alchemy Consulting Group is excited to announce that we have moved into our new, expanded office near Brackett Airport in La Verne, CA. This new office gives us more room to spread our wings and help even more businesses be more productive, cost-efficient, and...

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Why You Should Upgrade To FileMaker 15

You will most probably have heard about the release of Filemaker 15 and could be contemplating whether to upgrade to it or not. As with any new release of any software, Filemaker 15 comes with so many exciting features that will make your experience using it for your...

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