Category Archives: Web Viewers

Instant Messaging In FileMaker – No Plugins or Internet Access Required

Note: This article was written many years ago (2011), and although the basic principles still apply, the solution may not work perfectly with the newest versions of FileMaker. It shows you how to build a product that we sell: Triple-i Messenger. The product has since been updated and is now more feature rich, cleaner and […]

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 […]