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Alexis Allen Video Interview by FileMakerProGurus.com

Don Clark of FileMakerProGurus has started a video interview series with what he calls "influential people in the FileMaker community," and I'm very honoured and pleased to be the first interviewee! He asked me how I became a FileMaker developer,…

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Visual Design Basics For FileMaker: Space
Visual Design Basics for FileMaker: Space

The second in a series on the basics of visual design for FileMaker. Space is the basic element that designers work with. How we divide it up determines what we ultimately present to the user as our design. Space: The…

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Video: How to Create a Usable Touch UI by Luke Wroblewski

Luke Wroblewski, author of the excellent book Mobile First, discusses the importance of allowing plenty of space in touch user interfaces in this short video. Luke says: Creating a usable touch interface means embracing the constraints of direct manipulation. When…

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9 Creative Improv Lessons for Designers

I’ve always been curious about how to develop creativity. Since creative skills overlap disciplines, it’s worth examining how people in other creative pursuits go about learning their craft. What important things can we learn that also apply to FileMaker design…

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Send SMS Easily from FileMaker 13

I’m happy to welcome our first guest post! It’s from Jeff England, a FileMaker developer and owner of Neb’s Fun World, an indoor amusement park located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. This article is about how redesigning an existing process can…

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