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June 20, 2016
Airtable: Filtering Records and Fields When Making API Calls
Tips on filtering records and fields when making Airtable API calls.

May 18, 2016
Airtable: Features Overview Video
A video that serves as an introduction to Airtable, a modern database created for everyone.

May 12, 2016
Thoughts on the FileMaker 15 Platform
Answers to questions that I've received about the FileMaker 15 platform and more.

April 11, 2016
Successful Airtable Consulting
Some tips and techniques for ensuring that your Airtable consulting projects are successful.

December 5, 2015
Amazon Aurora: First Impressions
First impressions of Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, cloud-based relational database engine provided by Amazon.

December 3, 2015
December 2015 Newsletter: Swift, Xojo, Airtable, and More...
My December 2015 newsletter, in which I discussed Swift, Xojo, Airtable, and more.

November 30, 2015
FileMaker Alternatives
An overview of six alternatives to the FileMaker platform.

October 2, 2015
Airtable: Swift / iOS API Demo App
A new Airtable API resource - an iOS app developed using Apple's Swift programming language.

August 28, 2015
Airtable API-Based Apple Watch App
A short video that shows an Apple Watch app, developed with Swift and WatchKit, that pulls data from an Airtable base.

August 27, 2015
Airtable / Swift iOS App: Sneak Peek
A sneak peek at an upcoming Airtable API resource - an iOS app developed using Apple's Swift programming language.

August 19, 2015
Airtable / Xojo Webinar: Follow-Up
A follow-up to yesterday's Airtable / Xojo webinar, with links to the recording and the source code for the demo app.

August 16, 2015
Airtable: Duplicating A Table
While Airtable doesn't provide a "Duplicate Table" function yet, it can be done. Here's how.

August 14, 2015
Airtable: Airmaps Web App Now Available
Airmaps is another resource that demonstrates the power of Airtable's API. You can use it to easily generate maps using address information stored in an Airtable base.

August 11, 2015
Airtable Integrations Using Zapier: A Game Changer
Airtable's ability to integrate with other apps and services via Zapier is a game changer. Here's why.

August 5, 2015
Airtable: API Intro / Sample Web App
New resources designed to introduce users to Airtable's API.

July 28, 2015
FM Easy Consultants Directory: Powered by Airtable
Information about the new FM Easy Consultants Directory, and how I used Airtable to create it.

July 27, 2015
Migrating From Bento to Airtable
Step-by-step instructions on getting data from a Bento database into Airtable.

July 21, 2015
Xojo / FileMaker Webinar: Follow-Up
Links to resources that I referred to, as well as all of the materials used, in today's Xojo / FileMaker webinar.

July 20, 2015
Airtable: Enhancements to Embedded Views
Information regarding the recent enhancements made to Airtable's "Embedded View" function.

July 14, 2015
Webinar: Using Airtable with Xojo
Information on a Webinar that I'm giving in August showing how you can quickly and easily use Airtable and Xojo to create database-driven, native iOS applications.

July 8, 2015
Airtable: Forms Demonstration
A quick video demonstrating Airtable's new form function.

July 6, 2015
Airtable "Developer Evangelist" Position
Information about the Developer Evangelist position that I've accepted with Airtable.

June 12, 2015
Goodbye, FileMaker: Follow-Up
A follow-up to yesterday's "Goodbye FileMaker" post.

June 5, 2015
Xojo: Develop Native iOS Apps That Integrate With FileMaker
An update on the work I've been doing with Xojo, and information on an upcoming webinar that will show how you can use Xojo to develop native iOS apps that integrate with FileMaker databases.

May 27, 2015
Xojo: Using Data URIs With iOS HTML Viewers
A technique for using data URIs in Xojo iOS HTML viewers.

May 22, 2015
Using Airtable Research In Scrivener Binders
A video that demonstrates a technique for including Airtable views directly in Scrivener binders.

May 15, 2015
Airtable: The Database Reimagined
Airtable is a complete reimagining of what a database can - and maybe should - be.

May 5, 2015
Airtable API: Working With File Attachments
A brief tech note regarding the Airtable API and how to upload file attachments.

May 4, 2015
Behind The Scenes: An Airtable-Based Art Web Site
An overview of the technologies that I used for my new Art Web site, including Airtable, Stripe, and Mandrill - and a new foundation that I'm working on called "Aircore."

April 30, 2015
Airtable: Official API Launch And New Embedded Database Feature
An overview of new Airtable features, including the official launch of the API and new embedded database support.

April 25, 2015
Airtable API Example: Art Gallery
Another example of the Airtable API in action. This example is based on Airtable's "Art Gallery" template.

April 23, 2015
Airtable / Stripe Integration Demo
A demonstration of an Airtable / Stripe integration solution. It uses Stripe to process a credit card payment (in this example, a donation to an organization), and the Airtable API to save the payment info into an Airtable base.

April 22, 2015
On The Future of the FileMaker Platform
WebDirect as a replacement for FileMaker Pro. FileMaker as a Service. Here's my vision for the future of the FileMaker platform.

February 25, 2015
Airtable: A Quick Overview
A quick overview of Airtable, an amazing new spreadsheet database technology.