Tim Dietrich

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Here are several examples of my writing.


The ICD-10-CM Code Reference Guides are a series of reference e-books that are designed to make it as easy as possible for healthcare professionals to lookup medical billing codes. There are 21 books in the series, which I self-published in March of 2015. Click here to learn more about the series, or visit Amazon.com to order.

The FileMaker Pro 13 Absolute Beginner's Guide was written specifically for those new to the FileMaker database platform. The book was published by Que Publishing in December of 2014. To order a copy, visit Amazon.com or Barnesandnoble.com.

Blog Posts

I started the latest version of my blog in September of 2014. Here are some of the more popular posts.

Airtable: A Quick Overview
February 2015

Swift: Customizing Colors of Navigation and Tab Bars
October 2015

Swift: "Attempt to present UIAlertController on ViewController whose view is not in the window hierarchy!"
October 2015

Decision Made: Going With Xojo
February 2015

Review: Records for Mac OS X, by Push Popcorn
February 2015

Scrivener / Evernote: Link Scrivener to Evernote Notebooks
July 2015

Successful IT Consulting: Marketing
September 2015

Airtable: The Database Reimagined
May 2015

Videos / Webinars

Airtable: Features Overview Video
May 2016

Using Airtable With Xojo
August 2015

Develop Native iOS Apps That Integrate With FileMaker
July 2015


Thriving In Tough Times: Advice for FileMaker Professionals
Published in "The Everything Reference for FileMaker Developers"
September 2009

Publishing FileMaker Container Data With the FileMaker API for PHP
Published in "The FMWebSchool Newsletter"
October 2009

5 Minutes to Better and Faster Web Apps: Reducing Database Requests With Caching
Published in "The FMWebSchool Newsletter"
December 2009

Smart Caching Techniques
Published in "The FMWebSchool Newsletter"
January 2010

FileMaker Pro 11: A Solid Release
Published in "The MightyData FileMaker 11 Resource Guide"
April 2010