A Guide to Progressive Web Apps

A Guide to Progressive Web Apps

Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are seeing a surge in prominence, so we sought to answer common questions and create a guide to understanding progressive web applications with Direct Impact Solutions developer, Matt Leering. Table of Contents What Makes PWAs Unique?Native...
Curious About Joining DIS Group?

Curious About Joining DIS Group?

Direct Impact Solutions (DIS) has experienced successful growth fueled in part by mergers and acquisitions in recent years. We spoke with one of our newer group members, Matt Navarre, about joining DIS officially in February of 2021. Matt is a longtime expert...
Linux Vulnerability & FileMaker

Linux Vulnerability & FileMaker

New Linux Security Issue A new Linux vulnerability known as “Dirty Pipe” allows local users to gain root privileges through publicly available exploits. Security researcher Max Kellermann responsibly disclosed the Dirty Pipe vulnerability and stated that...
Free FileMaker Training Series

Free FileMaker Training Series

Free FileMaker Training Classes We’re pleased to announce our Free FileMaker Training Series taught by platform expert, Matt Navarre. Matt is a Claris FileMaker Evangelist and Trainer at Direct Impact Solutions, and has been a certified FileMaker developer for over 30...
FileMaker Upgrade Solutions

FileMaker Upgrade Solutions

Is it time to upgrade your FileMaker solution? If you aren’t running the most updated version of Claris FileMaker, we’d urge you to consider a FileMaker upgrade. Perhaps your new laptop is no longer compatible with your current version of FileMaker, or you...
How to Use Policies in Laravel

How to Use Policies in Laravel

Laravel policies can streamline the creation of website security measures. Security is an important aspect of most websites, especially those that contain sensitive information. This starts with securing the majority of the content behind a login page. We can also add...
FileMaker Security Best Practices for Apache Log4j Vulnerability

FileMaker Security Best Practices for Apache Log4j Vulnerability

On December 9th, security experts warned about an Apache Log4j vulnerability with the potential to be destructive. Many systems are still vulnerable to cyber attacks from this method, known as Log4Shell. How harmful can the Log4Shell exploit be on a server? Log4Shell...
Get the Most Out of FileMaker Sorting

Get the Most Out of FileMaker Sorting

In a data table, it’s common to click on a column header to sort the data in that column. However, it’s rare to encounter a FileMaker system that does this elegantly; I’d like to present a solution that makes column header sorting in FileMaker more...