The benefits of upgrading to FileMaker 17 – GetSensor()

The benefits of upgrading to FileMaker 17 – GetSensor()

One of the major benefits of the iOS platform is the huge number of built-in sensors for things such as motion tracking and GPS, etc.

FileMaker Go 17 now supports the pulling data from these sensors with the new GetSensor() function.  Simply use GetSensor(parameter).  Helpfully calling GetSensor (“available”), will pull back a list of all of the types of sensor available on the device.  Here is a quick summary of the core ones . . .

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Planning your upgrade to FileMaker 17 platform

Planning your upgrade to FileMaker 17 platform

As we have noted in our previous articles, FileMaker 17 is a formidable upgrade to an already great platform.  While it is a given that one would immediately use the FileMaker 17 platform for developing a new custom App if starting from scratch today, there may be some work to be done if you are planning on upgrading from an older version of FileMaker.

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The benefits of upgrading to FileMaker 17: comparison with previous versions

The benefits of upgrading to FileMaker 17: comparison with previous versions

FileMaker 17 has launched with a range of new features that will undoubtedly make developing new custom apps both quicker and more powerful, but what are the benefits of upgrading if you are currently using an older version of the FileMaker platform?  Below we highlight when some of the key differences in features were introduced between FileMaker v14, v15, v16 and now v17 releases.

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