David Lawrence



I am a FileMaker Developer based in Scotland, and I truly celebrate what makes my customers business’s different, what defines their culture, and what makes their business so special. I help them bring to life their ideas, and most importantly, give them back their precious time to do what they love and what they do best.

Using a mix of FileMaker Training, FileMaker Development, and FileMaker Mentoring, plus over 30 years experience of working with small business throughout the UK, I am well positioned to help my customers develop their own custom applications and bespoke business software.

my current Work

DRNS – Reducing Drug Related Deaths Project Taskforce2022-03-09T14:44:34+00:00
Johnson Maintenance2021-12-13T11:43:28+00:00
Resipole Studios – Fine Art Gallery2021-10-15T16:39:16+00:00
Covington Fine Art2021-10-15T16:35:55+00:00
Littlehouse Media – PR & Marketing Consultancy and Agent2021-10-17T09:01:49+00:00
A J & D Chapelhow2021-10-06T10:29:23+00:00
Fyne Ales2022-06-29T06:33:36+00:00
iPAD user of Ernie - System Created buy David Lawrence fo Tecbyte and Jami Delap of Fyne Ales

Work Skills.

I have over 30 years experience of designing custom software and have a deep understanding of  UI/UX. For me it is an art form, and very specialised skill that relies on timely collaboration and user testing.  A well designed system should require no training, or user guides, and it should be obvious, and not just obvious to the developer, obvious to every user!



I offer a mix of FileMaker and related services to my customers, which are underpinned by a number of additional strategic partnerships with supporting organisations. This offers my customers a reliable and broad level of support to cover the specific needs of each project, no matter how large or small. My partners have worked with me and my customers for many years, where these key relationships have significantly enhanced my business capability, agility and overall service provision.

FileMaker Mentor, Development, Training and Support
Rapid Prototyping, UX/UI Design, Wire Framing, Mockups
Web Sites and Intranets
Data Modelling, Relational Schema Design, Entity Relationships
FileMaker Hosting, Virtual Server Provisioning


More and more companies are turning to low code as a practical and efficient way of building software in house

Claris FileMaker is the leading Low code software platform, that can bring projects to life quickly, empowering organisations to roll up their sleeves and build their own tools that fit the business like a glove, that can bend and stretch effortlessly with automation, polished user interfaces and output, smart integrations, workflows, even mobile apps that you can build in days not months, and best of all, in the cloud.

Claris, FileMaker allows business to develop their own software in house, enabling cost effective and rapid development of applications that can run on any device hosted in the cloud. FileMaker allows a fluid organic style of development that grows with the organisations needs, and can be updated and developed in real time, minimising down time and ensuring an ever perfect fit.

Best of all You don’t need to be a programmer to use FileMaker. You could start to build your own custom apps in a matter of hours…

Call now: 0131 618 7626 to find out how we can help you to get started with Claris FileMaker

…growing independent happy customers!

I’ve spent the last 30 years building FileMaker systems, and have made it my mission to learn every nook and cranny of FileMaker, so that I can help my customers to create just about anything they need.  I am a self confessed geek when it comes to FileMaker, and totally enjoy the challenges of making FileMaker do incredible things for my valued customers.

I am based in Scotland, but do all my work on line using screen sharing software. I enjoy a very close and connected relationship with my customers, helping them to find a good balance between improving their own skills and partnering with them on development work to best suit their budgets and available time. It is important to me that my customers have independence, the ability to work on and understand their systems fully.

“David’s has worked me for several years, instructing and guiding us through a complex database build. Significant challenges were overcome and seemingly impossibly large data files sorted from chaos into something both valuable and effective. We hope to continue our close working relationship with David”

Chartered Art and Antiques Surveyor, Covington Fine Art

“I have been working with David over a couple of years to create a custom app for our business that has enabled us to replace a wildly disparate set of spreadsheets, google docs and paper based records with a centralised database giving us more efficient processes and a much better understanding of our business. The solution we have created together fits our business like a glove and so our users have all loved it so far, making the implementation much easier than most systems.”

Owner, Fyne Ales Limited


Call me now on 0131 618 7626

Tecbyte Limited
Strathmore House
Eassie, Forfar

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