May 2018 Meeting - FileMaker 17 with Special Guest Jeremy Brown!

Discussion created by mikebeargie Expert on May 13, 2018
Latest reply on May 21, 2018 by mikebeargie

COFMUG's May 2018 meeting is coming up this week, Thursday May 17th! The meeting will be held at the Columbus Idea Foundry, 421 W. State St. Columbus OH 43215. We will be meeting from 6-8pm in the Classroom space on the second floor. This meeting will be broadcast, bookmark this discussion thread for a GoToMeeting link.


Joining us in-person this week for a special presentation is Jeremy Brown from Geist Interactive. Jeremy has graciously agreed to present in person at COFMUG and this is a meeting not to be missed!


With the release of FileMaker 17 today, you can bet that our topic on Thursday will be reviewing all the new features of the FileMaker 17 platform! Our function of the day is the new GetSensor() function, which brings a lot of new features onto iOS devices.


About Jeremy Brown:

Jeremy is a teacher and a FileMaker developer. He spent 15 years in the classroom teaching students and adults, and has spent the last 8 years working in FileMaker. As a full-time developer, certified in FileMaker 12 - 16, he enjoys developing custom apps for others and helping others learn the platform better. He speaks regularly at the Denver Area FileMaker User Group and produces blog posts and videos that highlight best practices in FileMaker development. In his spare time, he plays video games and spends time with his pup.

Jeremy has helped lead the FileMaker JavaScript Integration revolution, with tons of high level demos and presentations given to the community. He is also on the community MVP team and contributes regularly to the New to FileMaker space, assisting the next generation of FileMaker developers to get started.


About Geist Interactive:

At Geist Interactive, we believe that “Custom Software is a Right” and we use FileMaker to help our customers around the world exercise those rights. We blend decades of FileMaker experience with modern development practices, other programming languages, cloud infrastructure, and design to produce original and innovative results.


We serve every level of the FileMaker community with consulting and development services, award winning products and developer tools, and free online training resources. Know your rights!


Geist Interactive is led by Todd Geist, a long-time leader in the FileMaker Pro community. He is a charter member of the FBA Partner Council. He has spoken at several FileMaker DevCons, and at Macworld here in the US and in the UK. He has also authored several articles for Advisor Magazine, and a chapter in the Migration Tech Brief published by FileMaker Inc.