A Little [FileMaker] Relationship Advice and Anchor Buoy

In this article we will discuss some of the under-the-hood technical details about how FileMaker databases are created and then explain why this is critical information for the business owner and beginning developer to know when building a FileMaker solution. Relationships are hard. No, I’m not talking about people. Unless those people are an entity […]

LKT Improves Sales with new WordPress Website and FileMaker database Integration

LKT Laboratories sells biochemicals for life science research in areas such as cancer prevention and neuroscience. LKT contacted LuminFire so that they could take advantage of their existing technology investment in a FileMaker database used to track all products. They needed a new eCommerce website and wanted it to automatically connect to the FileMaker app already […]

GIS and FileMaker – Part 1: The Basics

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series GIS and FileMaker

You’re starting to understand why you need GIS in FileMaker… now let’s get to the how. In this post we’re going to cover the basics of creating maps in your FileMaker solutions from built-in, no code required options to interactive Leaflet maps that require just a bit of HTML, CSS, & JS.

Enhancing the FileMaker Paste Command

FileMaker’s default Paste behavior is to paste formatted text in a FileMaker text field. Additional steps, either by the user or the developer, must be taken to paste unformatted text. Text stored with custom formatting may interfere with readability issues, especially when a print layout is designed to display a company name in 18 pt Arial Bold, but […]

GIS and FileMaker – Mapping and More

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series GIS and FileMaker

At Cimbura.com we’ve been offering GIS services for some time now ranging from simple webmaps to custom Geographic Information Systems built on FileMaker, WordPress, and other platforms. The GIS apps we build help customers visualize, question, analyze, and interpret spatial data to better understand relationships, patterns, and trends. Organizations of all sizes and in almost every industry are using GIS to solve business problems and analyze data with spatial context.