At Pause On Error I was scheduled to lead a discussion about using the SQL API in FileMaker Pro but nixed it to make room for other presenters. Instead I talked about FileMaker MVC with Ernest and data modeling with David Graham of BitTailor. Because of the popularity of the topic, however, I thought I'd address a few of the questions I received in hallways and at the bar here.
Mike Lee will be speaking at the CASE District I conference in Boston with Donna Savelli Orleman from the MIT Alumni Association. The title of the session is: Getting Everyone on the Same Page: Integrating Databases. Mike and Donna will be discussing the work that Proof and the MITAA have done integrating Oracle and FIleMaker Pro. From the CASE program guide:
Yikes, it has been awhile since I've blogged here. As they say, fatherhood turns your priorities upside down, and for the better. Well, I am back, and there has been a ton of exciting activity from the our secret research labs at Proof to talk about.
We'll be unwrapping some great stuff for schools in the near future. Be sure to stay tuned or drop us a note if you are curious.
I had a great time at the monthly meeting of the Connecticut FileMaker Developers Group. We met at the usual location: the Student Center at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.
The main topic was a discussion of online resources for the FIleMaker developer. These include custom function lists, forums and the official FileMaker bug tracker among others.