Something is Happening here at Geist Interactive

Hello there 🙂   We have some exciting news to share with you. Geist Interactive has merged with the Proof Group to form Proof+Geist (the + is silent). This is an acceleration of our decades-long mission of empowering people to do great things, a mission we have always shared with the people at the Proof Group. Together, as one team, we are very excited about what’s ahead.   Please see the attached press release, and visit us at!

Add-Ons, the Complete (and almost TMI) Guide

The most recent update of Claris FileMaker (19.1.2) includes add-ons. Finally. A calendar, a timer, a kanban board, and much more are part of the actual FileMaker product, built as add-ons. These add-ons are designed to be fully functional with just a little bit of set up. Each add-on contains layouts, scripts, custom functions, buttons, web viewers, and JavaScript code to give a complete package of functionality. There’s so little to do with each add-on; it’ll just work. Like a […]

JavaScript at FileMaker DevCon 2019

FileMaker DevCon 2019 training session on JavaScript will dive deep. If you’re attending or considering the training, read this and get yourself ready.

Geist Interactive At FileMaker DevCon 2019

FileMaker DevCon 2019 is fast approaching. There’s less than three months left, and we at Geist Interactive are busy, getting ready for the conference. Todd Geist and myself–Jeremy Brown–will attend (this will be our 20th and 8th time respectively) and spread the good word about JavaScript and the Workplace Innovation platform. We will be busy during the week, but will always make time for chatting about FileMaker or JavaScript or any other tech topic. Read on to see what we […]

Claris January 25th Webinar recap

Hello folks,  In case you weren’t able to attend Claris’s webinar earlier today, here are some key messages we heard. Claris presentation Brad Freitag (CEO) kicked it off with a few framing points: Claris views their core purpose and value as helping more organizations solve hard problems with technology. Freitag noted that the keys to their success are developers, products, recruiting, having a free tier, and their mission to enable and engage.  “Without you [the dev], we deliver nothing.”  – […]

The Context Podcast by Proof+Geist

The Context Podcast: Pause on Production Part 2 — Interviews from PauseOnError Attendees

Featuring: Description: In the scenic mountains of north Georgia, open-minded attendees gathered together to connect, learn, and grow with one another. In this episode, our guests focus on why PauseOnError differs from traditional tech conferences and how it ignites new perspectives.  We continue our series on stories from Pause, sitting down with David “Sully” Sullivan, Brian Panhuyzen, Jonathan Nicoletti, and April Barman to hear about their experiences; whether it’s laying down the law as water balloon sheriff, exploring FileMaker from […]

Claris FileMaker Server 19.6 is here

Claris FileMaker 19.6 Server: what’s new Claris continues to deliver new versions–this is a BIG one. With version 19.6 of FileMaker Server (FMS), you’ll see improvements in performance and security. Some features will seem familiar if you’ve used the Claris FileMaker platform for a while and others are new to everyone. Previously, Claris rebuilt the Admin Console interface and removed the Java-based web-console with the release of FileMaker Server 17. That meant FMS gained some features yet also lost some […]