Navigation Controller

Add easy navigation around your FileMaker apps! Creating navigation that remembers your history should be easy. In other platforms and frameworks it is, but not in FileMaker. That’s where NavigationController steps in. This handy module will let you create navigation that has its history managed in global variables, allowing you to navigate to layouts and […]


Custom function for generating a cross-platform compatible fmpurl for opening files and running scripts via the Open URL script step. This file mostly exists due to this bug and my wanting to do cross-platform testing to confirm I can open/close files and run scripts via fmpurl. Download or view it on GitHub

Universal Search

“Universal Search” is 100% reusable, modular search code. It can be used to run any number of search requests (“FileMaker” style or SQL), in any context (layout), using dynamically specified (not stored) search fields and search terms. “Universal Search” works on any FileMaker file you paste it into. It works locally as well as a Remote […]

PDF in WebDirect

This module uses my ‘Perform script on other client’ method to generate a PDF in WebDirect.   The technique I use is fully FileMaker native. In fact it is just the ‘onRecordLoad’ script trigger… I have a layout especially for the robot with a script on the ‘OnRecordLoad’ script trigger. The robot is just viewing […]


A modular open-source logging framework for FileMaker. Components Logger module: Provide an interface for logging. Call this module from any script you want to create a log entry from. Log Writer modules: Save log data to a single destination. Call Log Writers from the Logger module. Log Viewer modules: View log data. Provide a user […]

Test Data Generator

Overview This module provides a mechanism for setting up your solutions to quickly and easily create test data, both to help test your functionality and to stress test your solution. The module makes use of a set of custom function designed to generate random test data for the most common types of fields. Read more […]


  Easy ! Scanning barcodes in FileMaker is very easy. We can use a barcode scanner as keybord input or in FM Go we can even use the iPhone’s camera to scan barcodes and put the result directly in one of our fields. But generating the barcodes was not that easy… till now! Meet the EasyBarcode […]