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...
Alchemy Promoted to FBA Platinum

Alchemy Promoted to FBA Platinum

SAN DIMAS, California — October 1, 2015 — Alchemy Consulting Group LLC, a leading FileMaker Platform developer, today announced that it has been designated as a Platinum Level FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA) member. Partners who reach the FBA Platinum level are...
FileMaker Security: Be Afraid

FileMaker Security: Be Afraid

We in the FileMaker community have enjoyed a period of relative calm when it comes to data breaches; our platform is not widely noticed among professional hackers (but also not completely unnoticed). This is called, by some, “security by obscurity,” and...
14 Points for Glyphindor!

14 Points for Glyphindor!

FileMaker Pro 14 offers us an exciting new database design feature: the ability to use SVG glyphs. As described below, this is a great advancement, equal in weight to the new Script Workspace and mobile browser support, IMO. But with a measly 147 default glyphs in the...
Bug Logic: we all have issues

Bug Logic: we all have issues

Whenever we roll out a new system to a client, there are two kinds of training we need to perform to get them up to speed. The first is what you would expect, the basics of how to operate their brand new software; but the second kind might not seem so obvious: how to...