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Driving Developers to Drink: Filemaker Edition

May 16th, 2014
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Part 2 in a ∞ Part Series Just spent 3 hours figuring out that Filemaker Pro v11.4 (released late  2011) can’t properly handle Unicode characters in a pulldown menu. That’s right, it’s a known issue since early 2008 – at least two full versions prior to my ‘old’ v11 version: This is definitely a FileMaker […]

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This is what drives Developers to drink…

January 28th, 2014
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I’m talking documentation-that-actively-thwarts-using-the-software here, not cars. Okay, the scene: Night time during a chilly winter. An LCD Monitor glows in silent duet with a USB Keyboard light. The fevered, muted clicking of a keyboard.  The screen showing a cornucopia of layered windows: Multiple shells open – several halted on `man` pages, the other flickering errors […]

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DramaDeckBuilder v5 – Not Quite Yet

October 3rd, 2011
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So I’ve been working on v5 of my DramaDeckBuilder Application for a little bit.  I’ve got the core functionality done, but I still need work on a sensible UI (as in one that doesn’t require at least a hour of training to handle) and nail down the output formats.  My ultimate goal is to be […]

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