November 20, 2020

Exporting your data to an excel spread sheet is a very common requirement, but what if this data is coming from a  database as a Web API  service . This is possible using Macro Programming. In this article, I would like to give a  brief overview of how to export your data from the ASP […]

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November 20, 2020

At MetaSys, we place great importance on writing unit tests, as it leads to faster development and reduces the time it takes for software to get to the production stage.Unit testing is the first step of software testing, where individual units/components of a software are verified. A unit refers to the smallest module of any […]

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September 3, 2020

Many new technologies have evolved because of the increasing demand for cross-platform products. Facebook’s React Native and Google’s Flutter have created a lot of buzz in the cross-platform app development market. These two trending technologies are both known for high performance, and many enterprises and big brands are embracing them to come out with value-driven […]

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August 28, 2020

This article is the second part of a two-part series diving into some new features of FileMaker 19. In the previous article (https://www.metasyssoftware.com/blogs/integrating-jquery-datatable-in-filemaker-application-using-perform-javascript-in-web-viewer), we explored the new FileMaker script step “Perform JavaScript in Web Viewer”. Using this feature, we added the jQuery data table in FileMaker Web Viewer. In this article, we will explore how […]

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August 28, 2020

FileMaker 19 offers many new features that can be used to enhance the UI/UX of FileMaker Custom apps. One exciting feature is the ability to use card windows in WebDirect. FileMaker introduced the card windows in FileMaker 16. At the time that feature was not supported in WebDirect. Card Window support in WebDirect is a […]

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August 27, 2020

React is one of the most popular technologies for front-end development, which uses a component based approach to enable fast app development. Redux is a predictable state container for JS apps, and works particularly well with React.  In this article, I will be covering some basics on how to set up React-Redux for state management […]

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August 20, 2020

In this article I will share some information about a recent barcode scanning implementation we did for a web based application for one of our clients. Barcodes are nothing more than a machine readable form of data represented in the form of lines.  Nowadays, barcodes are an essential part of inventory management for a number […]

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August 19, 2020

Automation Testing is a software testing method in which an automation tool is configured to execute tests and compare the actual outcome with the expected outcome defined in the scripts. In this article, I will explain the benefits of automation testing, outline the process of automation testing, and finally list some of the tools on […]

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August 17, 2020

In a previous blog, we described the new exciting features of FileMaker 19. One of these features is the new ‘FileMaker JavaScript Web Viewer Integration’. Using this feature, we can establish  smooth communication between FileMaker and Web Viewers. This allows us to extend the functionality of FileMaker systems with features which are not native to FileMaker. Claris FileMaker […]

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