[ANN] 2empowerFM Developer Assistant v3.1 and OS X Sierra Updates

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[ANN] 2empowerFM Developer Assistant v3.1 and OS X Sierra Updates

Chris Dragon
Crestline, CA, Nov 21, 2016 -- 2empowerFM Developer Assistant v3.1 final
release is out with fixes that include a partial work-around of an
"uninitialied variable" bug in the plug-in API of FM 14 and later that
can cause a random failure of DA's 'Evaluate' button.

All plug-ins have passed compatibility testing with OS X 10.12 Sierra.
Hands-Free Printer needed updates to fix bugs with Sierra while all
other plug-ins needed no changes.

Developer Assistant v3.1 is available immediately at
http://developer.2empowerfm.com.  This is a free update for licenses
purchased May 16, 2014 and later.

Hands-Free Printer v3.63 is available immediately at
http://print.2empowerfm.com.  This is a free update for licenses
purchased May 16, 2014 and later.

Full details of fixes and changes can be found in the release notes (see

About 2empowerFM Plug-ins:

Our 2empowerFM line of plug-ins save you time during FileMaker
development and add powerful features to your FileMaker solutions. Our
plug-ins include:

2empowerFM Developer Assistant (see http://developer.2empowerfm.com)
- Quickly search all scripts to find ones containing a string or pattern.
- Find table names, function and script step names, field metadata, and
more, without generating a DDR.
- Replace text in script steps and in the multi-line text boxes of any
- Debug and develop faster by evaluating highlighted expressions
immediately instead of copying, closing dialogs, and pasting into
FileMaker's Data Viewer.

2empowerFM Hands-Free Printer (see http://print.2empowerfm.com)
- Automate printing and control printer-specific settings.
- Save money by enforcing the use of double sided and toner saver modes.
- Prevent costly mistakes like printing all records instead of current

2empowerFM Menu Popper (see http://menu.2empowerfm.com)
- Pop-up multi-level menus anywhere on a FileMaker layout.
- Use unique dropdown menus to show type-ahead search results from
multiple searches.
- Make menu items bold, italic, underlined, bulleted, or add separator
lines between items.

2empowerFM Keyboard and Mouse (see http://keyboard.2empowerfm.com)
- Easily link hotkeys to scripts, create image-map buttons, and change
the mouse cursor.

2empowerFM SQL Runner (see http://sql.2empowerfm.com)
- Insert and Update data in any FileMaker table without changing layouts
or creating extra table relationships.
- Use an SQL query in a calculated field to generate dynamic pop-up lists.
- One of our FREE plug-ins!

2empowerFM Text Toolkit (see http://regex.2empowerfm.com)
- Perform powerful search and replace in database text using
Perl-compatible regular-expressions.
- Generate a hash of data using many algorithms including SHA512,
SHA256, and MD5.
- Another FREE plug-in!

2empowerFM Clipboard Explorer (see http://clipboard.2empowerfm.com)
- Save and restore objects on the clipboard including stylized text,
FileMaker scripts, and layout objects.
- Also totally FREE!

Pricing and Availability:

Plug-in updates are available immediately at http://2empowerfm.com

Updates for paid plug-ins are free for those who purchased a license
within the last year, or longer if intervening plug-in releases contain
only minor new features or small fixes.  Check the dates posted in the
release notes (see http://history.2empowerFM.com) to see if you qualify
for a free upgrade on your particular plug-in license.  All older
licenses may be upgraded for 50% off the price of an equivalent new license.

All plug-ins can be tested for 30 days free of charge and demos are
fully functional.  Up to three demo extensions are available upon request.

About Dracoventions:

Dracoventions is a FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA) member located in
Crestline, CA, USA. Dracoventions is focused on inventing software that
empowers you to save development time, expand FileMaker's abilities, and
create a better user experience.

With over 25 years of software engineering experience, company-founder
Chris Dragon was inspired by the business needs of a FileMaker-based
non-profit to create the 2empowerFM Family of Plug-ins. These plug-ins
include Developer Assistant, Hands-Free Printer, Menu Popper, SQL
Runner, Text Toolkit, and more.  Plug-ins are available at


Chris Dragon

Phone: (818) 588-6418
Email: [hidden email]
Web: http://www.dracoventions.com

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