re-write MSAccess solution in FileMaker to create web direct apps?

Discussion created by HammerOz on May 17, 2016
Latest reply on May 18, 2016 by LSNOVER

A colleague runs his business from an MS Access solution and they are about to convert the data to an SQL back end so they can create web access and potentially apps for clients.


We have been discussing WebDirect. I don't think they need SQL scalability. I am considering whether to angle that they re-write the whole system in FileMaker and abort the SQL upsize. Yet there are rapid web app building solutions that can utilise SQL (Azure maybe) data sources which would enable them to avoid a full system build in FM.


Does anyone have any experience with MSAccess for web based solutions? How does WebDirect stack up against tools such as outsystems and quickbase to name a couple?