LiveCode converter for FileMaker introduced at San Diego conference

Posted by Justin Hesser on September 2, 2014

The RunRevLive.14 conference, centered around app development and coding, began on Tuesday in San Diego and will run through the end of this week. One of the first announcements at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel was the introduction of FmPro Migrator 7.34, a piece of software designed specifically to convert FileMaker information to the LiveCode programming language. The new software will allow users to take metadata not just from FileMaker Pro 13, the latest edition of the most widely used version of FileMaker, but also editions 11 and 12. The data can then be manipulated with the upcoming LiveCode 7, whose development is the end result of a successful Kickstarter campaign that began last year.

New features include saving files in Excel and PDF format, and the ability to work on several layers and axes, allowing for increased versatility and adaptability. Said FmPro Migrator developer David Simpson, “Realizing the importance of the LiveCode 7 development cycle, I have been diligently testing FmPro Migrator with LiveCode 7 releases since early 2014. My app now looks razor sharp on Mac OS X and Windows Hi-DPI displays, improving the professional look of FmPro Migrator.”

FileMaker is a useful asset for any business, as it is the most comprehensive tool for gathering and analyzing data, making it more effective than traditional spreadsheet software such as Excel. FileMaker developers can create customized databases for small and medium-sized businesses to keep track of all the information they need for their operations, and to analyze and get ahead of market trends and developments.

As well as providing help with FileMaker development, certified trainers can also teach employees how to use FileMaker, so that they may maximize the profit that can be gained by having all that data readily available and easily accessible.