Entries by Todd Geist

FileMaker 16 Data API and OAuth

You can log into the FileMaker 16 Data API with OAuth. At the time of this writing, there isn’t much in the way of documentation on how to do that.  In this article, we’ll show how it works and provide some sample code that you can use to get up and running fast.

FileMaker Calculation Analysis with FMPerception

FileMaker Calculations are everywhere, not just in fields and script steps. They are all over your layouts, in your custom menus and even in your security settings. They might just be the heart and soul of your FileMaker system. But they are scattered all over the place, which makes them hard to track. FMPerception has a […]

Lance Brandenberg Joins Geist Interactive

Geist Interactive is thrilled to announce that Lance Brandenberg is joining our team as a Solutions Architect, effective April 17, 2017. Lance is a certified FileMaker developer with an entrepreneurial background. He started his first business in 2003 while attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. After running the business for several years, he discovered his […]

San Diego FileMaker Meetup at our New Office

Geist Interactive’s Custom Software Development team has moved into our new San Deigo, CA. office. We are very excited to have our new hub but, it’s more than just an office to us. It’s also an opportunity for us to help support the San Diego FileMaker community, by using our facility has a location for […]


Generator – Connect FileMaker To The Web

Geist Interactive announces first-ever, open source FileMaker developer utility for connecting with web and JSON APIs. Generator™ makes connecting FileMaker solutions to any other API-supported website or service faster and easier than ever before. NEWBURY PARK, Calif. – March 17, 2017 – For FileMaker developers wanting a better way to integrate FileMaker custom apps to […]

FileMaker Top Call Stats Analysis With FMPerception

If you turn on the Filemaker Top Call Stats log, FileMaker Server will log the longest running operations, during a log interval.  It saves up to 25 calls per logging interval. This is a great resource to help find those areas of your database that might not be performing well. But it is difficult to read. […]

fmQBO is Mob of Microservices

What the?  Yeah I know, weird huh?  But it is kind of true.  Okay so maybe not a “mob”. It’s more of a “collection”. Our FileMaker to QuickBook Connection tool, fmQBO is a collection of micro-services that work together to form a larger set of features. The only reason this matters is that it lets […]

Happy Holidays & Best of 2016

Hello! On behalf of all of us at Geist Interactive including Bella, my American Bulldog, I would like to wish you a happy holiday season – and thank you for all your incredible support in 2016! Woof! It has been a great year for Geist Interactive, and I’m grateful to have worked with such great clients, […]