The licensing options for FileMaker are many and can be intimidating and confusing. How should we as FileMaker developers and business consultants help out our clients? Mislav Kos of Soliant Consulting provides some excellent and helpful guidance. Nice, nice job! (via a Soliant Consulting tweet)
Over the past few years, FileMaker, Inc. has introduced new products and functionality to expand the FileMaker platform, tweaked its licensing programs, and adjusted its pricing. This combination of changes has led to some confusion for existing customers and developers.
If you weren’t already aware of it FileMaker Pro is the programing platform I chose to build my 360 Difference solutions on.
FMPerception works with FileMaker Pro, versions 12 through 15, anything with a .fmp12 file extension. You will need FileMaker Pro Advanced to produce Database Design Reports. Mac OSX 10.10 required. It does not work FileMaker Pro 11 and earlier.
Whenever you move FileMaker code from one file to another, you need to do things in the right order. If you follow this checklist everything will work correctly when it is in the new file. Some of this stuff you can copy and paste or import. The rest you will have to manually copy.