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John Mark Osborne & Michael Rocharde talk about everything FileMaker

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    • 4.3 • 20 Ratings

John Mark Osborne & Michael Rocharde talk about everything FileMaker

    Learn Something Every Day

    Learn Something Every Day

    Including our regualr guest, Marc Larochelle, all 3 of us have extensive experience in the FileMaker training market including teaching classes, creating videos, writing books, speaking at conferences and much more. Whether you are a student or a budding trainer, this fascinating discussion about all things training will help you become a better trainer or student. Come listen as we discuss so many different aspects of training, it’s impossible to list them all here.

    • 2 hr
    A Knight in Shining Armor

    A Knight in Shining Armor

    David Knight is one of the FileMaker community's best known developers, running a successful consulting firm, speaking at DevCon and holding a board member position at the Chamber of Commerce in Burbank. Listen as we explore how David started his business from scratch and ended up as one of the most successful FileMaker development firms in the world. You might be surprised how he started his career in the FileMaker market and how it could spur you to think outside the box like David. And, did we forget to mention he helps manage the largest FileMaker developers group in the world? There’s so much to summarize from this chat so let’s just let the PodCast do the talking.

    • 2 hr 10 min
    A Conversation with Brad Freitag

    A Conversation with Brad Freitag

    We were very honored to have Brad Freitag join us for, our 41st episode and, an absolutely fascinating conversation which gives all FileMaker developers the opportunity to hear Brad discuss his vision for Claris and his absolute committment to the developer community; something I don't believe any of us have heard before.
    This is a podcast that should be listened to by everybody who cares about FileMaker and wants to know what is in store for the future.  It is also a great way to get to know the man behind the sea changes that we are all experiencing on, almost, a daily basis.
    This is an episode where we really want to hear from everybody listening and we will pass all comments onto Brad so that he can read them in a single document rather than dozens, or perhaps, hundreds of individual emails. He deserves our support so let's give it to him.  Please email your comments to info@firesidefilemaker.com. Thank you.
    For those listeners who haven't yet written in with comments and suggestions to be passed onto Brad, we've set up a page where you can read the comments we have received so far. www.firesidefilemaker.com/freitag

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Can you hear me running - faster?

    Can you hear me running - faster?

    Our guest today is Nick Lightbody from the UK, who you may not be familiar with but, behind the scenes, Nick has had and continues to have enormous influence on the work we do, because he is intently focused on getting FileMaker to perform better and faster. In Nick's words
    "Performance is the most underdiscussed subject and yet it is the object of most complaints."
    In this fascinating discussion, Nick talks about the work he does and its implications, and it will give all of us some really powerful strategies for having our solutions work better, plus insights on things that we should all be aware of. We think you'll be particularly intrigued by Nick's thoughts and usage of repeating fields for very high performance solutions.

    • 2 hr 25 min
    Walking in Carlton's Shoes

    Walking in Carlton's Shoes

    In this episode, we are visited by the one and only Richard Carlton from RC consulting Inc.  Richard Carlton is a long time veteran of the FileMaker Community. With his 28 years of experience, he has built a team of 32 FileMaker developers and supporting staff throughout North America. Richard is best known for his video courses on the FileMaker Platform, developing “FM Starting Point” Business Software (free to everyone). RCC is involved with every facet of the FileMaker platform including: training, development of custom apps, and large scale deployments with organizations. So, needless to say, Richard has a treasure trove of experience that he shares that with us in a refreshing and candid way. Our conversation includes a wide range of topics including Claris and their future direction, what it's like training new FileMaker developers, the opportunities of a live daily broadcaster, as well as many other stories of life in Richard's shoes.

    • 2 hr 8 min
    Punishing Performance

    Punishing Performance

    In this PodCast, we highlight yet another hero in the FileMaker market, Wim Decorte of Soliant Consulting. As long as there has been FileMaker, it seems like Wim has been there helping people on the message boards, writing white papers and presenting at Claris DevCon/Engage. He even created an open source FileMaker product, called the Punisher, aimed at testing a FileMaker solution over the network. We’ll discuss the Punisher and where you can get it, as well as optimizing performance on FileMaker Server, FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go. Specific subjects include FileMaker Server logs, Linux, AWS, backups, 3rd party software, hardware, WebDirect and security. Come join us for this lively conversation with one of the smartest developers in the FileMaker market!

    • 2 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

CL600 ,

Extremely refreshing

These guys play a nice verbal tennis match and span a great tent of FileNaker topics over their audience! Bravo!!

Really amazing about the guests in n their broadcast casually disclosing most relevant content. This is so well done in a humble fashion you want to just join them at their fire place. Thanks!!

800.3cutco1 ,

Excellent Filemaker Content from both Host and Guest

I really enjoy listening to your podcast and without exception, I always pick up some good Filemaker Tips as well! Thanks for your work on this guys, and I hope you continue!

FMJunkie ,

I love it- Great title and subject. More please!

More episodes like this. Being told what not to do and why not is very valuable. Please do more like this. The format works despite the fact that JMO always sounds vaguely irritated and on the verge of running out of breath before finishing any sentence & Michael always speaks so slowly, precisely, and anal retentively, I wanna shout out, “Just spit it out now, old boy.” But somehow, it works....especially with STELLAR guests like Productive Computing.

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