Time to Reload

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 08 February, 2019

The landscape of FileMaker development is embracing other breeds and creeds more and more every day – just ask our new friend Moogie up there.

Watch this space

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 01 February, 2019

Our Reactor plugin has been around for twelve years now... In that time we have noticed a huge number of ways in which it can be used, and it never ceases to amaze us how delighted developers are to have the truly dynamic interfaces that Reactor brings to FileMaker apps.

Reactor and Apple Mojave

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 29 October, 2018

We have had a number of enquiries over the last few weeks around how Reactor works with the new Apple Mojave operating system.

High Sierra compatibility update

Posted by Craig on 29 September, 2017

Reactor crashes in High Sierra so you'll need this update asap — simply download the Reactor Core demo file to install the latest version.

FileMaker 15

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 11 May, 2016

A quick update to say that we have tested Reactor with FileMaker 15 and haven't found any issues. We will continue to test it over the coming weeks and if any issues are identified we will post an update.

Reactor V5 - Full Release

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 02 July, 2015

After a month of testing Version 5 we are now delighted to release a full version.

Reactor 5 is now fully 64 bit making it compatible with FileMaker 14 - the way of the future! We’ll be adding some Blackbox updates soon but for now getting this new version out and stable has been the priority.

Reactor 5 for Windows

Posted by Craig Saunders on 29 May, 2015

Reactor 5 pre-release is now available for both Mac and Windows...

Reactor V5 Beta Release

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 20 May, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we now have available a beta release in both 32 and 64 bit for compatibility with FileMaker 14.

At this stage the release is only for OS X, we are aiming to have a Windows version available early next week.

FileMaker 14

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 13 May, 2015

A quick message to let you know that we are working on a FileMaker 14 compatible version of the Reactor plugin.

New members to the Fusion Plugins team

Posted by Stuart Woodhouse on 04 November, 2014

We would like to welcome a couple of others to the Fusion Plugins team, both of who will be helping with your support questions.

Reactor 4 is here!

Posted by Craig on 08 April, 2014

Reactor v4 brings FileMaker 13 compatibility and updated BlackBox controls for compatibility with Internet Explorer 10 and 11, and Safari 6 on the Mac...

FileMaker 13 compatibility coming...

Posted by Craig Saunders on 10 December, 2013

FileMaker 13 no longer supports the older SQL engine we've been using to drive Reactor, so we've been beavering away on a new version of Reactor that uses the new SQL engine...

We're in testing now and still have a few issues to resolve but we expect to release it within the next few days.

Reactor v3.5.7

Posted by Wendy Wethey on 30 August, 2011

Reactor v3.5.7b is available for download. We've made some enhancements, fixed some issues, and tested that we're OK under Mac OS X Lion.


Posted by Craig Saunders on 01 October, 2010

Announcing Reactor v3.5 heralding a new CalendarPack, major enhancements to the ChartPack, a raft of performance improvements and new features including HTTP commands and DoSQL. We’ll be showing it off in Boston and New York during the first week of October...

BlackBox Builder

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 14 January, 2010

The BlackBox Builder is ready for primetime! Read more to find out what the new and (much) improved BlackBox Builder is capable of.


Posted by Craig Saunders on 22 October, 2009

Reactor is going on a World Tour covering Tokyo, London, Gothenburg, and Phoenix...

GanttChartPro: Beta 2

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 15 September, 2009

The GanttChartPro, Beta 2. Windows compatibility - now available for beta testing.

GanttChartPro: Beta

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 04 September, 2009

Check out the latest greatest BlackBox control: The GanttChartPro, now available for beta testing.

Reactor on Snow Leopard

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 31 August, 2009

Reactor is all good under Snow Leopard! In fact, it runs better than ever!

Reactor 3.0.1 hits the street

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 28 August, 2009

Reactor 3.0.1 is now available for download.

Moved Tutorials to Docs

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 27 August, 2009

Where have all the tutorials gone? Our Documentation Wiki!

Reactor Developer Pack: Update - v206

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 26 November, 2008

The Reactor Developer Pack has been updated for the latest release of Reactor!

Return ID values from Popup menus

Posted by Craig Saunders on 25 November, 2008

Did you know there's a syntax for returning IDs from our popup menu control?

Improved LiveFilter technique

Posted by Craig on 19 November, 2008

Check this out: Thomas Seidler has improved the liveFilter technique using relationships to provide more flexible searching and avoid the multiline key we used in our demo...

LiveField cursor

Posted by Craig on 13 November, 2008

If you use the LiveField as a filter you probably want to have the cursor appear in it on arrival at the layout but if you script a "Goto Object" command after your Goto Layout command, it doesn't seem to work... here's why and how to get around that.

Reactor Update v2.0.6

Posted by Sam Sehnert on 13 November, 2008

Released Japanese Translation of the demo file. Improved reliability/ordering/queueing for reactor callbacks and much more...