Category Archives: Web Viewers

Instant Messaging In FileMaker – No Plugins or Internet Access Required

This article follows up on 2 previous articles discussing dynamic multi-threading with web viewers: Timers and Alarm Clocks. I recommend that you read those articles first if you have not already, especially the first one on Timers, as it covers the basics of this technique using web viewers, URIs and JavaScript. Note: This article shows […]

Alarm Clocks – Dynamic Multi-Threading with Web Viewers

With a FileMaker Pro Web Viewer and a little bit of JavaScript code, you can create a FileMaker Pro native alarm clock that updates every second: no plugins, no distracting refreshes and no affect on performance. This article follows up on the previous article, Countdown Timers – Dynamic Multi-Threading with Web Viewers. I recommend that […]

Countdown Timers – Multi-Threading With Web Viewers

In FileMaker Pro 10, FileMaker introduced OnTimer scripts which allow us to trigger a script to be run after a specified period of time. OnTimer scripts are great for implementing delays, timed refreshes and a whole host of possibilities yet to be discovered. However, one drawback that I have run into is that when the […]