Entries by Andrew Duncan

Slack Notifications for Incoming SMS Messages

In Part 1 of our series on generating notifications to users for incoming SMS messages we discussed how we’ve been tackling this issue over the past 20 years and demonstrated an option we’ve been exploring that uses AppleScript to generate macOS notifications like this: Like all the other methods we’ve used over the years there […]

Claris FileMaker Conferences Are Happening Again in 2022

It’s been almost three years since I was last able to attend a Claris/FileMaker conference in person. Databuzz has been exhibiting at the annual FileMaker Developer Conference, now called Claris Engage, since 2013 and I really miss the annual coming together of the Claris FileMaker community from all corners of the globe. With Claris Engage […]

fmESignature Link (DocuSign Edition) Linking Guides

When it comes to integrating any of our FileMaker integration solutions there are generally two main approaches a FileMaker developer can take: Linking – this involves using our solution’s file as a ‘interface’ or front-end file to your existing FileMaker file. This is a relatively quick way to get up and running – you relink the table […]

Notifications for Incoming SMS Messages

Databuzz pioneered the sending of SMS messages directly from the FileMaker Platform 20 years ago and fmSMS, our FileMaker solution for sending/receiving SMS messages, has been used since then to send and receive millions of SMS messages by organisations all around the world. When Claris released the FileMaker API for PHP with FileMaker Server v9 we […]

Automating Shipments with the Australia Post API

Like most countries around the world Australia has seen a boom in the number of parcels being delivered over the past 2 years, driven by a surge in online shopping during the lockdowns. Last October Australia Post was delivering more than 10 million parcels across Australia every week and was struggling to keep up with […]

Extending Your FileMaker WooCommerce Integration

It’s been more than 5 years since we first released v1.0 of fmEcommerce Link (WooCommerce Edition), our Claris FileMaker solution for integrating with the WooCommerce eCommerce Platform. Since that first release we’ve helped hundreds of customers connect their FileMaker business apps with their online store to eliminate manual processes and double data entry, saving them […]

The Benefits of MMS Messaging

I’ve been talking to a lot of customers recently about whether to go with SMS or MMS messaging when it comes to integrating with their Claris FileMaker business apps. I received the following notification a few days ago from a business that I was hiring a tuxedo from which served as a timely reminder about […]

Databuzz 2021 End of Year Xmas Sale – 20% Off All Licenses

The Databuzz End of Year Xmas Sale is now on – all Product Licenses are now 20% off, including: fmAccounting Link (Xero Edition): integrate FileMaker with the Xero Cloud Accounting Software fmEcommerce Link (WooCommerce Edition): integrate FileMaker with WooCommerce fmEcommerce Link (Shopify Edition): integrate FileMaker with Shopify fmESignature Link (DocuSign Edition): integrate FileMaker with DocuSign fmMMS: send and receive MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) […]