bBox 0.80 Now Available

Its been almost a year since we’ve mentioned bBox on this venue, but we are now pleased to announce that version 0.80 is publicly available.

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Working with JSON data in FileMaker

There are a number of ways of working with JSON data in FileMaker. At least two typical ones are:

  • Custom Functions based parsing & encoding
  • using a WebViewer & JavaScript

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Version 0.71 of bBox Now Available

A new version of our free bBox FileMaker plug-in is now available.

Some of the changes since the last release are:

  • better support for Python results, in particular lists & sets
  • curl, sort, bash, and grep commands now allow up to 7 parameters
  • better handling of invalid parameters to FileRead and PasteboardGet functions
  • added the Python function fm.evaluate
  • more examples in the demo file

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Version 0.63 of bBox Now Available

A new version of our free bBox FileMaker plug-in is now available.

Some of the changes since the last release I blogged about are:

  • new fm.executesql Python function
  • additional types when converting to/from Python
  • new bBox_FileWrite, bBox_FileSymlink, and bBox_FileRead functions

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Using Cocoa’s PDFDocument class from FileMaker

I’ve been looking for a way to interface with some Cocoa classes in the Mac OS X API from FileMaker for a while. My initial target was PDFDocument, part of the PDF Kit suite of classes. For more information on Cocoa’s PDF Kit see here: Introduction to PDF Kit Programming Guide

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