Longterm Solutions can design a database for you, geared to your needs and as flexible as you require for your business or personal use.

Longterm Solutions Founder and President Bob Patin is a FileMaker 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 Certified Developer, and is dedicated to constantly refining and improving his FileMaker skills.

Using FileMaker Pro 14 for current database projects, our solutions are totally cross-platform, designed to look excellent either in Windows or Mac OS X.


Databases hosted on our servers can be used by multiple users in an office environment, while serving double duty as the engine for a powerful web solution like a shopping cart, registration system, or information system. Changes made in the database either from the web or by a user logged in with FileMaker will be displayed immediately in all environments, displaying fresh data immediately to both web and remote users.

Services We Provide

  • Database development from the ground up or using an existing database
  • Development can be done for either PC or Mac platform, and can be cross-platform if required
  • Databases are implemented using FileMaker Pro version 14, which is cross-platform and easily ported from Mac to PC or vice-versa. We can also develop using earlier versions of FileMaker if it is requested.
  • All solutions can be password-protected and encrypted if necessary
  • Longterm Solutions can provide on-site installation and support, as well as rapid Internet update services
  • Databases can be integrated into your web site for access by co-workers or by visitors to your public site


Longterm Solutions will provide either on-site or in-office consulting on any computer or Internet-related issues; our standard hourly fees apply.

Using FileMaker Databases with your Website

Longterm Solutions can also make it possible for you to have online databases for your web site needs. We write solutions using both FX.php and the FileMaker API.

We will be happy to provide references and samples of existing solutions. For information and pricing, please contact us.