FileMaker Talk - Just talking about FileMaker

FileMaker Talk - Just talking about FileMaker
A dedicated FileMaker Pro Podcast. Well-known personalities Matt Petrowsky of ISO FileMaker Magazine ( and Matt Navarre ( are your hosts for the show.

Year End FileMaker Tips & Tricks for 2019
Dec 27, 2019 • 44 min
Matt & Matt provide some year end tips & tricks for wrapping up 2019.
Discussing the Claris Roadmap of late 2019
Nov 15, 2019 • 55 min
Matt & Matt talk about the recent Claris Roadmap 2019 webinar and both sing their praises and express their concerns about the upcoming changes to our beloved world of FileMaker.
FileMaker Cloud 2.0 & How to Learn FileMaker
Nov 7, 2019 • 48 min
Matt & Matt talk about the recently released FileMaker Cloud and then move on to talk about learning how to be a professional FileMaker developer. Discussing what they think would be an important first step.
The Future of FileMaker - Post Devcon 2019 impressions
Oct 3, 2019 • 50 min
Matt Petrowsky discusses the future of FileMaker with fellow Devcon 2019 attendee Martha Zink. Martha brings her personal perspective of where FileMaker is headed and they both discuss what they took away from Devcon 2019.
FileMaker 18 - New Features
May 22, 2019 • 61 min
Matt & Matt talk about the new release of FileMaker 18. New features about both FileMaker Server and the client version of FileMaker are covered in detail.
Women Innovating Together
Jan 7, 2019 • 51 min
Matt talks with Susan Fennema and Makah Encarnacao about Women Innovating Together, the organization that is helping women succeed in many aspects of the FileMaker business.
Coach Carol Williams from EPS Time
Dec 5, 2018 • 34 min
Matt interviews Carol about her coaching work with developers that have ADD/ADHD.
Marty Thomasson from Gearbox
Nov 19, 2018 • 33 min
Matt asks Marty about a successful solution he developed to support medical services for people in Papua New Guinea, and how to successfully build Pro Bono projects.
fmSearch Results & PauseOnSecurity
Sep 27, 2018 • 49 min
Matt & Matt talk about Mr. Navarre’s latest release of fmSearch Results. They also discuss the 2018 October PauseOnError conference with the title PauseOnSecurity.
Molly Connolly Pro Bono vs. Non Profit
Sep 25, 2018 • 23 min
Matt and Molly talk about developing for Pro Bono / Non-Profit projects and how to ensure success.
It’s Matt Cubed at FileMaker Devcon 2018
Aug 27, 2018 • 22 min
Matt Navarre & Matt Petrowsky have a quick chat with Matt O’Dell talking about some of the happenings at FileMaker Devcon 2018.
Live at FileMaker Devcon Dallas 2018
Aug 17, 2018 • 22 min
Matt N & Matt P are present at Devcon 2018 and spend a bit of time talking about what’s new and the new news from the annual event.
Post Devcon Catchup
Aug 28, 2017 • 51 min
Matt N & Matt P do some catch up and geeking out after Devcon 2017.
Live at DevCon in Phoenix 2017.
Aug 24, 2017 • 79 min
Matt Navarre talks with several people live at DevCon in Phoenix 2017.
LiveCode for FileMaker
Jul 3, 2017 • 20 min
Matt Navarre talks with Kevin from LiveCode about their cool new Plug-In that allows custom UI development for FileMaker Pro. Visit for more information.
FileMaker 16 - Vince Menanno discusses Tableau
May 9, 2017 • 17 min
Matt Navarre talks with Vince Menanno about the Tableau integration within FileMaker 16.
FileMaker 16 - New Features Galore!
May 9, 2017 • 42 min
Matt Navarre and Matt Petrowsky (aka Matt Squared) talk about the new FileMaker 16 release and what it means for FileMaker developers around the globe. Looking for that deep dive into what the new features mean? Have a listen to this particular episode.
Molly Connolly & Matt talk about conferences
Mar 22, 2017 • 28 min
Matt & Molly talk about DevCon, Pause on Error, and Elusive Moose
Mark Scott from Beezwax on Button Bars
Mar 6, 2017 • 27 min
Matt Navarre speaks with Mark Scott about using Button Bars.
Year End Chat with Matt Squared
Dec 30, 2016 • 51 min
Matt & Matt catch up with a bit of FileMaker talk, mentioning some new goodies they’ve gotten, discuss billing for services and mentioning a bit about development.
Cris Ippolite from iSolutions
Dec 12, 2016 • 45 min
Matt Navarre and Cris talk about training, videos, and the Idea to iPad project with Apple stores and FileMaker.
It’s a pinkish purple cloud - FileMaker Cloud
Nov 8, 2016 • 51 min
Matt & Matt talk about the differences between self-hosted FileMaker server and using the new FileMaker Cloud offering from FileMaker Inc.
Find Your Moose: Chicago
Sep 13, 2016 • 36 min
Matt Navarre talks with Molly Connolly and Jason Mundok about the Find Your Moose conference that recently completed in Chicago IL.
Amazon’s AWS for Hosting & Audit Logging
Sep 13, 2016 • 46 min
Matt & Matt talk about using Amazon’s AWS for hosting your FileMaker solutions. The new licensing model doesn’t favor shared hosting anymore, so getting your own dedicated server may be easier with AWS. Audit logging is also a covered topic.
Post FileMaker Devcon 2016 Discussions
Jul 27, 2016 • 42 min
Matt & Matt talk about Devcon 2016 and all the cool things they saw and learned. Matt Navarre talks with Don Clark and Jesse Barnum.
Pre FileMaker Devcon 2016 Session Chat
Jul 15, 2016 • 61 min
Matt & Matt talk about the upcoming FileMaker Devcon 2016 and which sessions they’re looking forward to attending. Of course, you can always expect that FileMaker specific banter the two love to head into.
Pause On Error recap, Devcon talk and more
Mar 29, 2016 • 57 min
Matt & Matt catch up with some recap about the recent Pause On Error in Clevland and the upcoming 2016 Annual Devcon for FileMaker. Throw in some tips & tricks and it’s another episode of FileMaker Talk.
FIAS? Oh, iOS App SDK & More Features Please!
Jan 27, 2016 • 48 min
Matt & Matt talk about FileMaker’s recently released iOS App SDK for FileMaker Go and the Community voted feature requests.
PerformantMaker Pro - Go for Speed
Dec 9, 2015 • 50 min
Matt & Matt talk about FileMaker performance and what you can do to make things faster within your favorite database.
FMGo on iPad Pro & Layout Variables
Nov 25, 2015 • 40 min
Matt & Matt talk about designing for the new iPad Pro and how large the screen is. Matt Petrowsky shows Matt Navarre the value of a hidden feature he’s calling Layout Variables.
Understanding FileMaker’s Themes
Nov 18, 2015 • 42 min
Need to know more about FileMaker’s Themes? Matt Petrowsky takes some time to discuss one of his latest projects which dealt with modifying the theme so the corporate logo would be part of the Header area and flow throughout the whole solution.
#HashTagFileMaker Excel to FileMaker
Nov 2, 2015 • 24 min
Matt & Matt talk a bit about Elusive Moose conference and then head into Matt Navarre’s initiative of #hashtagfilemaker. You can find more information at Make sure and point to your store using the hash tag #ExcelToFileMaker.
Elusive Moose Day 1
Oct 29, 2015 • 6 min
This is the first of several interviews recorded live at the Find Your Moose conference in Chicago. Guests: Molly Connolly and Jason Mundok.
Mark Richman - Skeleton Key
Oct 19, 2015 • 45 min
Matt and Mark talk about the upcoming Find Your Moose conference, business books, and open book management.
Molly Connolly & Jason Mundok: Find Your Moose Conference
Aug 28, 2015 • 31 min
Matt Navarre talks with Molly Connolly & Jason Mundok about their upcoming conference called Find Your Moose.
Tami Williams talks about ccAudits
Aug 19, 2015 • 40 min
Matt Navarre and Matt Petrowsky spend time talking with Tami Williams about her FileMaker mobile solution ccAudits. Find her solution at
What FileMaker webinar would you want?
Aug 13, 2015 • 32 min
Matt Petrowsky spends a bit of time providing audio answers to a question he posed to his magazine subscribers. “What type of online FileMaker webinar would you want?”. The responses cover three primary areas of how to go about Scripting, learning…
Goya Booth at FileMaker Devcon 2015
Aug 4, 2015 • 20 min
Matt Petrowsky catches up with Nicholas Orr from Goya and they discuss the new updates to BaseElements, RefreshFM and RestFM. Visit their web site at
Interview with Tim Neudecker
Jul 7, 2015 • 47 min
Matt Navarre interviews Tim Neudecker about working with FileMaker Pro since the mid 1990’s. They discuss Tim’s Devcon sessions and about working with IT departments to get FileMaker in the door.
Talking with Sam Gedert
Jun 12, 2015 • 41 min
Matt Navarre talks with database manager Sam Gedert about using FileMaker within the market of politics and how processing data requires focusing on behavioral changes regarding the use of technology.
Kevin & Jeremiah Hammond
May 28, 2015 • 37 min
Matt Navarre talks with Kevin and Jeremiah Hammond from FileMaker consulting firm DBServices. They’ve been providing FileMaker services since 2003. Find them at
FileMaker 14
May 12, 2015 • 57 min
FileMaker, Inc. releases the FileMaker 14 product line. The latest FileMaker Pro/Go/Advanced/Server has just hit the streets. With a few little bytes of some beta testing behind them, Matt & Matt discuss the cool new drool-worthy features found in the…
Jumping from 13v5 to v9, SSL updates & Connector Selector
Apr 21, 2015 • 43 min
Matt Navarre & Matt Petrowsky talk about the recent FMS13v9 SSL updates and the Connector Selector model.
Paul de Hallé of Linear Blue
Apr 15, 2015 • 35 min
Matt Navarre talks Paul de Hallé of Linear Blue Discussing working in FileMaker teams, standards & building a FileMaker consultancy.
Vince Menanno: InspectorPro 5
Apr 1, 2015 • 39 min
Matt Navarre talks with Vince Menanno about InspectorPro 5 and solution analysis.
Devcon 2015 Scholarship
Mar 25, 2015 • 23 min
Never been to the annual FileMaker Devcon? How about a scholarship? Matt Navarre talks with Cris Ippolite and Molly Connolly about their sponsorship of two passes to the 2015 FileMaker Devcon. Tune in for more information.
Security, Security, SECURITY!
Feb 13, 2015 • 60 min
Matt & Matt talk about what they know about FileMaker security and what you need to set on your files. They also discuss a bit about themes and how cool they are.
Pause on Error Recap
Jan 14, 2015 • 55 min
Matt interviews Gerald Chang from Eight2 about the upcoming PoE conference.
Pause on Error Oct 27-28 in Portland OR
Sep 22, 2014 • 12 min
Matt interviews Gerald Chang from Eight2 about the upcoming PoE conference.
Episode 100 Finally Arrives!
Jul 15, 2014 • 54 min
Matt and Matt talk about FileMaker 13, DevCon, and apologize for taking forever to release this episode.
FileMaker 13
Dec 4, 2013 • 72 min
Matt and Matt talk about all the new features of FileMaker Pro 13 including Advanced, FileMaker Go, and Server! Phew!
Mark Richman from Skeleton Key
Oct 28, 2013 • 45 min
Jonathan talks with Mark Richman from Skeleton Key about the business aspects of Skeleton Key and their success
Product & Design Conferences. Chicago, Oct 21-22
Sep 30, 2013 • 20 min
Matt talks to Molly Connolly about the FileMaker Product Conference (, and to Don Levan about the Experience and Style FileMaker Design conference ( Both are happening at the same time, at the same…
Business of FM Talk: Jonathan Fletcher interviews Kirk Bowman
Sep 30, 2013 • 47 min
Jonathan kicks off the ‘Business of FileMaker Talk’ segments with an interview of Kirk Bowman on the subject of Value, and value pricing (But don’t call it value billing)
DevCon3 Wrap Up
Sep 30, 2013 • 25 min
Matt and Matt talk after the closing session. Interview with Scott Karch about his award, and virtualization Interview with Jason Erickson with Linear Blue about SyncDek 9 and the new SynkDek to Go Sponsored by
DevCon 2: Interviews
Sep 30, 2013 • 10 min
Matt does interviews walking around DevCon. Talking to a podcast success story, exciting new staff with iSolutions (including Molly Connolly!) Introduction of Feedzon with Chaim Bacon - an awesome, simple, and inexpensive way to integrate WebServices.…
Jonathan Fletcher: The business of FileMaker
Sep 20, 2013 • 25 min
Matt introduces Jonathan Fletcher, who will be recording interviews with guests about business-focused FileMaker themes.
DevCon Day 1: Jesse Barnum / 360 Works / Plastic 2
Sep 18, 2013 • 29 min
Matt and Jesse talk about the Plastic 2 plug-in, credit card security, the importance of UUIDs, Sync strategies, and the amazing features coming in the next version of MirrorSync.
DevCon Day zero
Aug 27, 2013 • 3 min
First day of DevCon - speculation on the opening session. With a little inside joke and nod to the Adatasol FileMaker podcast Matt N used to do with Dan Weiss.
HTML 5: Cris Ippolite
Aug 6, 2013 • 38 min
Matt and Cris talk about HTML 5, Java Script, Java, CSS 3, JSON, and how adding it all up works magic in WebViewers with FileMaker Go.
GoZync 4: Todd Geist and John Sindelar
Aug 3, 2013 • 38 min
Matt Navarre talks with John Sindelar from Seedcode, and Todd Geist from Geist Interactive about the new version of GoZync. We talk features, ease of integration, use cases, and more. We also talk about Todd’s upcoming DevCon sessions (John is taking a…
Kevin Frank and Matt Navarre on Music
Aug 3, 2013 • 36 min
Matt and Kevin talk about our favorite music, and our deep love of music in it’s many forms. There is no discussion of FileMaker at all. Just so you know. There are several musical examples interspersed.
Dave Ramsey on Alert Flag for FileMaker Go
Jul 22, 2013 • 10 min
Dave Ramsey talks about AlertFlag - a new FileMaker Go tool that puts your solution in the iOS message center. Learn more at
Todd Geist on
Jun 25, 2013 • 50 min
Matt and Todd talk about a new venture to promote a modular approach to FileMaker development. Following the ideas on, you can easily adapt database ideas in such a way that they will be easier and more seamless to integrate in other…
Kevin Frank talks about the Separation Model
Jun 5, 2013 • 35 min
Matt Navarre and Kevin Frank talk about the radical separation model. Recorded at Pause on Error in Portland.
Richard Carlton interviews Phil Smith
Apr 23, 2013 • 6 min
Richard Carlton fills in while at Pause on Error, and gets a great interview with Phil Smith, the Business Account Manager for FileMaker in the North West US.
Pause until next error?
Mar 18, 2013 • 13 min
Pause on Error in Portland is done, and Matt & Matt talk about tips learned, and the great benefit to being at this conference.
Jason Young - ExecuteSQL year 1
Mar 5, 2013 • 11 min
Jason talks about the great new version of SQL Explorer for FileMaker, and on how the ExecuteSQL feature has been used and growing in the last year.
Pause on Error begins
Mar 4, 2013 • 7 min
Matt and Matt talk about Pause as it just is getting warmed up
Court Bowman talks about ccPivot 2.0 and MVC Development
Mar 1, 2013 • 60 min
Matt and Court talk for an hour about the new features of the amazing ccPivot solution from Cleveland Consulting, and get into the MVC model (Model-View-Controller)
Pause on Error Portland Preview
Feb 19, 2013 • 27 min
Matt talks to John Sindelar and Ernest Koe about the upcoming Pause on Error unconference in Portland, March 3-6 2013. We go through some of the proposed sessions and talk about the value of PoE.
Don Levan on Design
Feb 5, 2013 • 62 min
Dr. Don Levan from Vanguard Consulting talks with Matt about his upcoming Design Workshops, about the importance of design, and some successful ways to approach it using formal tools.
We’re not dead
Dec 22, 2012 • 19 min
Matt and Matt talk after a brief vacation (we were working, actually) and talk about export methods, and upcoming topics.
Wendy King: Effective Training Videos
Nov 1, 2012 • 29 min
Wendy King of Studiotozzi talks with Matt about the upcoming FileMaker software conference in Chicago Oct 23-24 and about her passion: Making effective and great FileMaker training videos.
Scott Karch and Joey Grimaldi: Hosting
Sep 28, 2012 • 20 min
This is a discussion we had at DevCon that gets deeply into the technology that allows hosting FileMaker Servers on the high end. Joey is with ODI Technology - at, and Scott is with Nimbus Hosting, at We get…
Jesse Barnum from 360 Works talks about MirrorSync
Aug 6, 2012 • 14 min
Matt and Matt talk with Jesse Barnum from 360 Works ( about the great new sync tool they shipped recently called MirrorSync.
DevCon Episode 2: Impressions
Jul 23, 2012 • 29 min
Matt Navarre interviews several people after the opening session about impressions, and also talks to Joey Grimaldi from ODI Technology, and Nick Orr from Goya.
DevCon Episode 1
Jul 16, 2012 • 9 min
Several of my friends from the Portland area and a few other prominent developers share what they hope to get out of DevCon this year.
Matt and Matt: DevCon Intro
Jul 15, 2012 • 11 min
We talk about the hotel, how different Miami is from all the other DevCon cities, Matt Petrowsky’s 2 sessions, and the design theme that seems to be in play this year.
Michael Rocharde-FileMaker and Me
Jul 10, 2012 • 21 min
Matt talks to Michael Rocharde from TimeGain software and Excelisys about his new iBook on FileMaker design, called FileMaker & Me.
Todd Geist & John Sindelar: Build Apps with FileMaker & GoZync
Jul 4, 2012 • 46 min
Matt talks to John Sindelar from SeedCode and Todd Geist from Geist Interactive about the product they built together: GoZync. We also discuss the apparent shift at FMI from Spreadsheet replacement to App construction.
Richard Carlton - FileMaker Go 12
May 2, 2012 • 39 min
Matt talks with Richard Carlton from RC Consulting ( about FileMaker Go 12, and the significance of the new features and the fact that it’s free.
FileMaker 12
Apr 7, 2012 • 58 min
Matt and Matt discuss FileMaker 12 in detail. This was recorded just before the official release, so we got a couple things wrong. Like the game changing fact that FileMaker Go is FREE.
Eric Jacobson-FileMaker 12
Apr 4, 2012 • 21 min
Eric is senior product manager for FileMaker Pro at FMI, and he talks with Matt about the great new features of 12.
Attracting New Developers
Mar 7, 2012 • 33 min
Matt and Matt talk just after the FM Train event, and discuss some ways of attracting new people to the community. We also wax about a few changes we’d like to see in the FileMaker Product line.
Molly Connolly: FileMaker Mentor Program
Feb 17, 2012 • 14 min
Matt interviews Molly Connolly from Thorsen Consulting. They talk about some great ideas to get the next generation of FileMaker Developers found, trained, and prepared for success. Maybe at your company…
FM Train
Jan 18, 2012 • 19 min
Matt Petrowsky and Matt Navarre are hosting FM Train - a FileMaker mentoring event on the scenic Amtrak Train from LA to Portland. The event is on February 3rd 2012. For more info see We also discuss new Pause on Error…
Abstraction Layers
Jan 1, 2012 • 37 min
Recursion. Did you mean ‘Recursion?’ Matt and Matt talk about SSD drives, tricks in Google (like Googling ‘Recursion’ or ‘Let It Snow”) and our main topic: Abstraction. What is it, what isn’t it, where should you use it, and more. Happy New Year!
John Sindelar: Different Programming styles
Dec 14, 2011 • 31 min
John Sindelar from Seedcode talks with Matt N about development styles, pair programming, wriring code on a train, and different approaches that yield success.
Matt and Matt talk about internal SQL, emoji, and design patterns
Nov 9, 2011 • 38 min
Matt Navarre and Matt Petrowsky talk FileMaker. The subject is internal SQL in FileMaker, using a plug-in such as ScriptMaster, MyFM Butler, or fmDataGuard. We also talk about Emoji characters on FM Pro and FM Go, and practical design patterns.
Andy Cohen DevCon recap
Sep 14, 2011 • 31 min
Matt and Andy talk about DevCon, flattening data, hiring employees, and the things we learned at DevCon and how it will impact our business.
DevCon 4: Andy Cohen, Aggie Riley, and Shin Ninagawa
Aug 17, 2011 • 26 min
Matt talks to Andy Cohen about all the great DevCon parties and learnings, FileMaker Excellence awards, and other mayhem. Then we welcome Agnes Riley (Mad Dog award winner) and Shin Ninagawa to the podcast for the first time, which is exciting. Agnes…
DevCon 3: Skeleton Key, Nimbus Hosting
Aug 12, 2011 • 15 min
Part 3 of the 4 DevCon episodes. Matt talks to Jason Thomas from Skeleton Key and Andy Cohen from FMST about the importance of sales. Matt also talks hosting with Scott Karch of Nimbus
DevCon 2: Walking the show floor
Aug 9, 2011 • 26 min
Matt Petrowsky - from the show floor talks about Theme Studio Jesse Barnum talks about Zulu and Docubin Jason Thomas - Skeleton Key sales Jake & Jesse Traynham - CNS Plug-Ins
DevCon Monday: FM Go sessions, Mighty Data
Aug 1, 2011 • 12 min
Starting off with two sections. First, Matt talks to Richard Carlton about the 7 FileMaker Go sessions, and what each one is, and some conjecture as to the future of FM Go. Then Matt talks to Kirk Bowman from Mighty Data about his company’s offerings.
fmXRaySpecs: Dave Ramsey with Workflow Data
Jul 30, 2011 • 33 min
Matt and Dave talk about the new very cool tool that quickly gives you deep detail about the objects on your layouts. Dave will also be at DevCon, so make sure to check it out at We also get into a cool tip about…
Court Bowman on cc:Pivot
Jul 8, 2011 • 39 min
Matt and Court from Cleveland Consulting discuss the amazing new CC Pivot solution for FileMaker. This allows pivot table reports on your FileMaker data with no changes to your file! You can get results in just a few minutes. We discuss the ins and outs,…
John Sindelar and Todd Geist: GoZync
Jun 22, 2011 • 35 min
Matt talks to John from Seedcode and Todd from Geist Interactive about a new tool that will transform mobile development for many of us. GoZync is this solution that allows FileMaker Go developers to enjoy the speed and flexibility of working with a local…
Adam Aronson - FullCity Consulting
Jun 9, 2011 • 37 min
Matt and Adam discuss consulting methods, billing, gold-plated solutions, bug tracking software, the iPad 2 (which was brand new when this was recorded in early May) and lots of FileMaker chatter.
A new Portal sort method
May 11, 2011 • 36 min
Matt and Matt talk about a new way to sort portals that Tom Fitch came up with. It’s simple and elegant, and leaves us wondering why no one thought of this before. Read more at We also gab about iPhone camera apps, Mail clients,…
Scott Karch talks Citrix and hosting
Mar 29, 2011 • 23 min
Recorded at Pause on Error, Matt and Matt talk with Scott Karch about Citirx, redundancy, big servers, SAN, other fun big boy toys. We discuss how and why you want to offer this to your clients.
Don Levan at Pause on Error
Mar 4, 2011 • 24 min
Matt N catches up with Don Levan at Pause on Error to talk about exceptional design, upcoming workshops, and more.
Matt and Matt at Pause on Error
Feb 21, 2011 • 23 min
Matt and Matt met live at Pause, talking about it’s value to the community. We compare some tech tips, talk business, and make some predictions.
Mark Richman from Skeleton Key
Feb 13, 2011 • 42 min
Matt and Mark compare notes on performance over the wan, version control, development standards, growing your business, iPad games and more.
Matt and Matt talk FM Go, News, Theme Studio and more
Feb 4, 2011 • 41 min
We talk about many subjects in the FileMaker punyverse, as well as the usual percentage of off-topic subjects. We spend some time talking about upcoming Might Data event in May, FileMaker Standards, Ayn Rand books, the amazing new Theme Studio, and…
John Sindelar on Pause on Error & DevCon
Jan 19, 2011 • 32 min
John Sindelar from Seedcode talks with Matt N. about upcoming conferences and sessions planned for Pause in February and DevCon in August since session proposals are due. Also, we get into some detail on vertical market development, performance…
Martha Zink on Training
Dec 25, 2010 • 35 min
Martha Zink is a developer and trainer at Mighty Data in Texas. Matt and Martha talk about their new MacBook air computers, some cool user interface trips and tricks, and why FileMaker training is so important.
John Sindelar talk about the Google Calendar sync in Zulu
Dec 5, 2010 • 8 min
Matt and John talk in Portland about the brand new version of Zulu that syncs your calendar data with Google Calendar. Check it out at
Error Trapping
Nov 1, 2010 • 58 min
Matt and Matt talk about cool technology in and out of the FileMaker world. We discuss several tips, ‘It’s Not FileMaker’ and then turn to a discussion of error trapping. Is it important? Why? When to and not to emphasize it, and what kind of errors to…
Don Levan talks about the fundamentals of Exceptional interface design
Sep 22, 2010 • 24 min
Matt and Don talk about a class that Don Levan and Ernest Koe are teaching in New York (Oct 13-15). This is the first in the Craft of FileMaker series, focused on exceptional interface and interaction desgin.
Richard Carlton and Jesse Barnum talk Go
Aug 17, 2010 • 22 min
Matt talks to Richard and Jesse about what we’ve learned in a couple weeks since Go came out. This includes some basic performance metrics, syncing data, early successes, and deployment models. Also, we tie in to the latest products from 360 Works,…
Mighty Data Rebranding: Kirk Bowman at DevCon
Aug 15, 2010 • 23 min
Matt ant Kirk talk about the rebranding of Mighty Data, sessions they are involved in, FileMaker Go, and the excitement that is DevCon.
FileMaker Go: Interview with Richard Carlton
Jul 23, 2010 • 37 min
Matt and Matt interview Richard Carlton, CEO and Senior Engineer of Richard Carlton Consulting in CA. We talk about the brand new FileMaker Go for iOS. Run FileMaker apps on iPad and iPhone with great fidelity. We talk through the details, limitations,…
John Sindelar: Filtered Portals, Zulu, 11v2, and more
Jul 21, 2010 • 33 min
Matt and John talk about behavior changes in FileMaker Pro 11v2, Filtered Portals in 11, the new Zulu CalDav server plug-in, fmSearchResults 2.0, John’s 2 DevCon sessions, and more.
Don Levan: Patterns and Standards Lab
Jun 20, 2010 • 30 min
Matt and Don discuss the Pattens and Standards Lab. We talk about the community aspects, what we’re trying to achieve (and avoid) and how you can get involved.
FMtalk 513
May 14, 2010 • 57 min
Matt and Matt discuss iPad, some cool techniques, the huge update to Theme Library, and how the ScriptMaster plug-in from 360Works makes so much more possible to the FileMaker developer.
FileMaker Pro 11
Mar 9, 2010 • 47 min
John Sindelar, Matt Petrowsky and Matt Navarre discuss the features of FileMaker Pro Eleven, especially those that apply to developers.
Pause on Error
Feb 6, 2010 • 37 min
Matt and Matt talk to a small crowd at the Pause on Error unconference. We give each person 2 minutes to talk about something cool they saw at Pause, and talk about our overall impressions of the event. Then 2 weeks later, we talk to one of the organizers…
FMT 031-Jonathan Stark and Kirk Bowman on Value-based billing
Dec 17, 2009 • 51 min
We return to perhaps our most popular topic: Value-based billing. This is a followup discussion with Jonathan Stark and Kirk Bowman. Warning: This episode is all business, and contains no techie geeky stuff. Kirk is making the transition from Hourly to…
Matt and $$Matt talk Global Variables
Nov 5, 2009 • 56 min
FileMaker News Design Caucus fmoverflow FM Expression Editor PauseOnError Jan 21-22 It’s not FileMaker Dropbox Twitterbar FileMaker Cool Theme Library 4 Using simple relationships + scripted search instead of multi-predicate relationships to display…
FMT 029 John Overton from eConnectix
Oct 20, 2009 • 19 min
John Overton is the founder of eConnectix. They introduced Xpress for FileMaker at DevCon. This solution combines a FileMaker 10 Server with a turn-key backup solution in one box. It’s so fast that backups now complete in about 1 second.
Oct 8, 2009 • 37 min
Part 2 of a live recording of an un-conference at DevCon 2009. This is a panel discussion where Matt Navarre moderated a discussion about how to succeed as a consultant. The panel contained Molly Connolly, Kirk Bowman, Jesse Barnum, and Jonathan Stark. We…
FMT 027-(Part1) Six Secrets of a Successful Consulting Business
Oct 5, 2009 • 37 min
This is a live recording of an un-conference at DevCon 2009. This is a panel discussion where Matt Navarre moderated a discussion about how to succeed as a consultant. The panel contained Molly Connolly, Kirk Bowman, Jesse Barnum, and Jonathan Stark. We…
FMT 26-Kirk Bowman of Mighty Data
Sep 18, 2009 • 23 min
This interview was recorded at DevCon, just before the conference began. Matt interviews Kirk about his DevCon sessions, and the work that MightData does to work on the ‘Tough Stuff’ for their clients.
FileMakerTalk 025 - DevCon Intros v2
Aug 13, 2009 • 8 min
Several more people introduce their sessions for DevCon 2009, including: Jesse Barnum, Kirk Bowman, Molly Connolly, John Sindelar, and Sam Sehnert
FileMakerTalk 024 - Nick Orr, Base Elements
Aug 10, 2009 • 35 min
FileMaker Cool: Drag and Drop features from John Sindelar’s webinar; Using globals, find requests, and a simple relationship instead of complex portals to filter data.
FileMakerTalk 023 - DevCon intros from Matt, Albert, Doug, Greg
Aug 7, 2009 • 6 min
SPONSORED BY EXCELISYS: Excelisys FileMaker Pro Consulting and Development
FileMakerTalk 022 - fmSearchResults with Jonathan Stark
Jul 29, 2009 • 39 min
SPONSORED BY EXCELISYS: Excelisys FileMaker Pro Consulting and Development
FileMakerTalk 021 - Web Services Manager from 360 Works
Jun 26, 2009 • 38 min
FILEMAKER REMOTE ADMINISTRATION: 360Work’s AdminAnywhere makes it easy to administer your FileMaker Server from anywhere!
FileMakerTalk 020 - Google Wave, Wolfram Alpha, and
Jun 15, 2009 • 38 min
SPONSORED BY EXCELISYS: Excelisys FileMaker Pro Consulting and Development
FileMakerTalk 019 - Excelisys: Recent demo files, Biz Tracker, etc
May 20, 2009 • 45 min
SPONSORED BY EXCELISYS: Excelisys FileMaker Pro Consulting and Development
FileMakerTalk 018 - Auto-update of Plug-Ins with Jesse Barnum
Apr 15, 2009 • 43 min
FILEMAKER REMOTE ADMINISTRATION: 360Work’s AdminAnywhere makes it easy to administer your FileMaker Server from anywhere!
FileMakerTalk 017 - Conferences: DevCon compared to other conferences
Mar 26, 2009 • 48 min
FILEMAKER REMOTE ADMINISTRATION: 360Work’s AdminAnywhere makes it easy to administer your FileMaker Server from anywhere!
FileMakerTalk 016 - Jonathan Stark: Value Based Billing
Mar 2, 2009 • 49 min
FILEMAKER PLUG-IN DEVELOPMENT: 360Works your FileMaker plug-in development partner!
FileMakerTalk 015 - Naming Conventions
Feb 18, 2009 • 51 min
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FileMakerTalk 014 - Bob Cusick: Servoy
Feb 3, 2009 • 42 min
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FileMakerTalk 013 - Vince Menanno: WebServices Plug-In v 2.0
Jan 20, 2009 • 36 min
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FileMakerTalk 012 - FileMaker Pro 10
Jan 9, 2009 • 48 min
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FileMakerTalk 011 - The FileMaker Community
Dec 28, 2008 • 57 min
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FileMakerTalk 010 - Molly Connolly
Dec 17, 2008 • 41 min
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FileMakerTalk 009 - To Plug-In, or not?
Dec 4, 2008 • 41 min
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FileMakerTalk 008 - John Sindelar from Seedcode
Nov 26, 2008 • 19 min
Matt Navarre interviews John Sindelar from Seedcode software about their current templates featuring the SeedCode calendar and FM Spark. John talks about seedcode’s current offerings, important design considerations when creating a template, some exciting…
FileMakerTalk 007 - Scripting Multiple Parameters
Nov 17, 2008 • 38 min
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FileMakerTalk 006 - Jonn Howell from Data::Experience
Nov 10, 2008 • 25 min
Matt and Jonn talk about FileMaker Boot Camp, which is coming up at the end of the year in Thousand Oaks, CA. They discuss the history of this great FileMaker event, what is covered, and how it differs from FileMaker training and from DevCon.
FileMakerTalk 005 - Guest Cris Ippolite: Extending Web Viewer
Nov 2, 2008 • 29 min
Matt Navarre interviews Cris Ippolite from iSolutions during his visit to Portland. Cris discusses extended Web Viewer techniques, going beyond the obvious. This FileMaker feature continues to evolve, and is becoming a layout calculation object. It allows…
FileMakerTalk 004 - Managing Complexity
Oct 28, 2008 • 49 min
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FileMakerTalk 003 - Fuzzy Searching, Soundex & Levenshtein
Sep 11, 2008 • 45 min
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FileMakerTalk 002 - Open Source vs. Proprietary
Aug 27, 2008 • 43 min
Ah FileMaker, how we love how quick you are. Here’s the problem. Are you loosing your edge to Open Source? That’s the debate!
FileMakerTalk 001 - Introduction & FileMaker Insights/Trends
Aug 23, 2008 • 28 min
Matt^2 (that’s Matt Squared) here to introduce a brand new podcast! You may reacall Matt Petrowsky, from FileMaker Magazine, and Matt Navarre from the Adatasol FileMaker Podcast. Well, now we’ve joined forces to start a new podcast to discuss all things…