Entries by Eric Luce

Faster Development with Claris FileMaker Snippets in Raycast

I love finding new and clever ways to make my computers work better for me. Clipboard manager is a productivity tool I use every day. It saves each bit of text I copy to my clipboard so when I go to paste I’m not limited by only the most recent item saved.  What if I could take this concept further by storing things I may want to paste again, accessing them easily and putting them back on the clipboard? While […]

Managing authentication for FileMaker-backed web apps

One of the wonderful things about Claris FileMaker is its ability to power web apps. However, doing so brings up questions about authentication. For instance, how do you allow a user to securely log into a web app? Once they’ve logged in, how can information about the user be easily collected, displayed, and changed according to the user’s role and permission set in that web app? For Next.js there is a great library to handle secure authentication: NextAuth. Because NextAuth […]