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Fulcrum Webhooks: Sync Records From One Form to the Other

Fulcrum Webhooks: Sync Records From One Form to the Other

20 October 2016 by Katrina Engelsted

Learn how to use Fulcrum webhooks to easily automate events in your mobile workflows

Trigger Status Changes By Time with A Script

Trigger Status Changes By Time with A Script

29 September 2016 by Katrina Engelsted

Automatically Change your Status Values Time or Event Triggers

Presenting Fulcrum at CARTO Super Camp: Builder Edition

Presenting Fulcrum at CARTO Super Camp: Builder Edition

16 August 2016 by Bryan McBride

We are excited to be attending the CARTO Builder Camp this week in Brooklyn and will be demoing how Fulcrum and CARTO can be integrated for data collection with location intelligence.

Exploring Fulcrum Data Events

Exploring Fulcrum Data Events

03 August 2016 by Bryan McBride

This post explores the power of Data Events and how users are leveraging this powerful feature to customize their data collection workflow.

Introducing Fulcrum Data Events

Introducing Fulcrum Data Events

30 March 2016 by Bryan McBride

Data Events introduce a new tier of workflow scripting opportunities, giving users new methods for automating and streamlining the data capture process.

Are The Web and Geo Industries Merging?

Are The Web and Geo Industries Merging?

25 March 2016 by Katrina Engelsted

Takeaways from the Fluent conference and thoughts on the future of the mapping industry.

Automated UI Testing and Fulcrum Android Permissions

Automated UI Testing and Fulcrum Android Permissions

06 January 2016 by Josh Kendrick

We provide some help dealing with permissions popups to Android developers writing unit tests.

Advanced Geospatial Calculations in Fulcrum with Turf

Advanced Geospatial Calculations in Fulcrum with Turf

30 October 2015 by Bryan McBride

We've been experimenting with adding incredibly powerful geospatial functionality to Fulcrum by integrating the excellent open source Turf JavaScript library into calculation fields.

Using Custom Projections in Calculation Fields

Using Custom Projections in Calculation Fields

26 October 2015 by Zac McCormick

Using custom GIS projections in calculation fields using proj4js.

Fulcrum Android and Marshmallow Runtime Permissions

Fulcrum Android and Marshmallow Runtime Permissions

02 October 2015 by Josh Kendrick

We summarize what developers need to know about Runtime Permissions when targeting Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Syncing Fulcrum with Your Own Database

Syncing Fulcrum with Your Own Database

10 September 2015 by Bryan McBride

Configuring Fulcrum to write directly to your own database tables allows you to leverage all the benefits of Fulcrum for field data collection while taking advantage of your existing systems and workflows.

Adding Weather Data to Your Fulcrum Records

Adding Weather Data to Your Fulcrum Records

04 September 2015 by Jason Sanford

Use the Forecast.io API to add relevant weather data to your Fulcrum records.

Material Design and Sync Improvements for Android

Material Design and Sync Improvements for Android

27 May 2015 by Coleman McCormick

Check out our latest update to Fulcrum for Android, with syncing improvements and Material design.

Slicing And Dicing Geodata with GDAL/OGR

Slicing And Dicing Geodata with GDAL/OGR

01 May 2015 by Bryan McBride

Tips and tricks for Slicing and dicing geodata with GDAL/OGR

Fulcrum Classification Set Utility

Fulcrum Classification Set Utility

27 March 2015 by Bryan McBride

Introducing a lightweight web application, which utilizes the Fulcrum API for viewing, creating, modifying and downloading Fulcrum classification sets.

GeoJSON Feature Styling in geojson.io

GeoJSON Feature Styling in geojson.io

23 February 2015 by Bryan McBride

How Fulcrum utilizes and contributes to open mapping tools.

Importing ArcGIS Server Layers into Fulcrum

Importing ArcGIS Server Layers into Fulcrum

27 January 2015 by Jason Sanford

Using fulcrum-ags-import tool to import ArcGIS Server map data layers to Fulcrum.

Actively Care About Your Code

Actively Care About Your Code

21 January 2015 by Kyle Tolle

Naming things well is crucial to creating great software.

Managing Data Exports With SQLite

Managing Data Exports With SQLite

16 December 2014 by Bryan McBride

Tips, tricks, and best practices for managing Fulcrum data exports with SQLite.

Using ArcGIS Server in Fulcrum

Using ArcGIS Server in Fulcrum

11 November 2014 by Jason Sanford

Using ArcGIS Server in Fulcrum

Full Support for Online Tile Servers

Full Support for Online Tile Servers

05 November 2014 by Bryan McBride

Fulcrum mobile apps now fully support map custom tile servers

Responsive Apps Powered by Fulcrum

Responsive Apps Powered by Fulcrum

20 October 2014 by Bryan McBride

An open source template for building responsive web apps powered by Fulcrum.

Fulcrum Map Embeds

Fulcrum Map Embeds

14 October 2014 by Jason Sanford

Sharing mapped Fulcrum data is even easier with customizable map embeds

Building on Fulcrum: Dispatching

Building on Fulcrum: Dispatching

07 October 2014 by Jeremy Pastika

Building an appointment dispatching app on top of Fulcrum using the API & developer tools.

Taking Advantage of Fulcrum API Wrappers

Taking Advantage of Fulcrum API Wrappers

24 September 2014 by Jason Sanford

Fulcrum provides a powerful API for taking advantage of programmatic access to many of Fulcrum's features.

Integration With Google Apps Script

Integration With Google Apps Script

21 August 2014 by Bryan McBride

Utilizing Google Apps Script technology to customize Fulcrum.

Taking Advantage of Data Shares

Taking Advantage of Data Shares

26 June 2014 by Bryan McBride

Innovative ways to integrate Fulcrum with other applications through the use of data shares.

New Records API Date Filters

New Records API Date Filters

20 May 2014 by Kyle Tolle

Making it easier to filter your data based on times.

Fulcrum Android - Froyo End of Support

Fulcrum Android - Froyo End of Support

03 April 2014 by Jonathan Baker

Fulcrum for Android will soon no longer support Android 2.2, also known as Froyo.

Using Offline Maps Online

Using Offline Maps Online

31 March 2014 by Jeremy Pastika

Offline maps can now be viewed in the Fulcrum web app.

Mobile Data Collection at RPI

Mobile Data Collection at RPI

26 February 2014 by Bryan McBride

Training tomorrow's engineers and scientists on modern data collection technology and best practices.

Updating CARTO Data with Webhooks

Updating CARTO Data with Webhooks

03 February 2014 by Bryan McBride

Use Fulcrum to collect data in the field and display it in realtime using CARTO.

Using Leaflet for Interactive Web Mapping

Using Leaflet for Interactive Web Mapping

16 October 2012 by Chris Hall

There are several javascript libraries available for displaying maps, including Leaflet, which proudly stands out as one of the best available.

Using the Fulcrum Ruby API gem

Using the Fulcrum Ruby API gem

07 August 2012 by Chris Hall

Announcing the Ruby API gem for Fulcrum - Now you can use Fulcrum to supply data to your databases and custom apps!

The Fulcrum developer API

The Fulcrum developer API

07 May 2012 by Coleman McCormick

Introducing the first public release of the Fulcrum API. Now developers can integrate Fulcrum into their own platforms and databases!