Introducing FileMaker Kanban. This tool organizes data such as tasks in a visual way into lanes and cards. It is familiar for users and flexible for developers. The tool provides a full suite of data-management functionality. A FileMaker user can organize the tasks into different lanes, reorder the lanes, edit the data, and add new cards to the board and to FileMaker.
Familiar for the User
Kanban provides a rich and familiar interface for all FileMaker users.
They can clearly see the organization of the tasks as cards on lanes. Further, any user can move the cards or lanes, repositioning them on the board and saving the position back in FileMaker. Cards can be added to the board, data can be edited. There’s a lot of functionality possible.
Flexible for Developers
FileMaker Kanban is just that. It consists of a layout, a web viewer, and some scripts. That’s it.
These scripts allow the developer to make many changes including:
- Change the color of the board background
- Remove dragging functionality
- Remove editing functionality
- Use data to change the color of a card background
And much more. Find out all the possible customizations.
The scripts that run from the FileMaker Kanban board can be easily disabled or adapted for any custom app.
And the data that generates the board is a JSON object, which can be constructed in any number of ways using just FileMaker. The example uses tables and fields and records, but that’s only one way.
Give FileMaker Kanban a try
Read more about Kanban and download the demo and see how Kanban is easy to use, to implement, and to customize. The demo is fully-featured, though it does limit the data to three lanes, and shows an additional lane with relevant Geist Interactive blog posts.
We love Kanban, and we are excited to use it in our daily work. See if it works for you.
Also published on Medium.