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Questions s The Philosophy of FileMaker videos cover scripting, calculations, reporting, relational design at a mostly intermediate level with some advanced material. This series offers practical examples to assist you in creating your own solutions in FileMaker Pro! It now includes FileMaker Go, FileMaker Server and WebDirect!

Philosophy of FileMaker
Author: John Mark Osborne
Topics: Scripting, Calculations, Relationships, Reporting, FileMaker Go, FileMaker Server and WebDirect
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Platform: Macintosh/Windows

What's on these Videos?
The Philosophy of FileMaker tutorial is split into 4 sections for a total of 32 hours of intermediate and advanced training! Watch them on your computer and try the techniques right away! Only $50.00 per section or $125.00 for all 4 sections!

All 4 tutorials in this series were created using FileMaker Pro 15 Advanced. However, all the techniques, with a few exceptions, can be used with FileMaker Pro 12, 13, 14 and 15.

See below for more information on each tutorial or to watch some of the sample videos for FREE!
Subjects Covered
  • Design a multi-user solution
  • Identify and create one-to-many, many-to-one, one-to-one and many-to-many relationships
  • Create an Entity-Relationship diagram (ERD)
  • Design according to the principals of anchor-buoy relational design
  • Translate business systems from real-life to electronic using data modeling
  • Create portals, filtered portals and filtered relationships
  • Learn how to print properly in a multi-table environment
  • Work with columns, merge fields, labels and a variety of other print mediums
  • Create reports using sub summary parts and summary fields
  • Learn how to script complex automations with decision making intelligence
  • Create adaptive or dynamic scripts
  • Work with modular scripting
  • Capture errors and redirect programming with error analysis
  • Save and restore found sets for a better user experience
  • Compare and contrast different approaches to a problem in order to design better solutions
  • Validate and format a phone number for consistent data entry
  • Flag overdue or upcoming events
  • Understand record locking and script for multi-user solutions
  • Learn the differences and best uses for global fields, variables and parameters
  • FileMaker Go layout design
  • Scripting and Calculations for FileMaker Go
  • Tips designed for perfomance on FileMaker Go
  • FileMaker Server Hardware Considerations
  • FileMaker Server Installation
  • FileMaker Server Setup
  • FileMaker Server Administration
  • WebDirect layouts, scripting and calculations
Author Biography
John Mark Osborne is creator, owner, president and head of FileMaker design for Database Pros, a company working exclusively with FileMaker Pro for over 2 decades. Database Pros contains over 1,000 free files and articles available for download. John Mark is best known for co-authoring the wildly popular Scriptology book and CD-ROM, a standard for FileMaker developers during the past ten years. John Mark is also one of 50 FileMaker Platinum level FBA members, helping FileMaker, Inc. with their most important clients. John Mark is also a featured speaker for the FileMaker Developer Conference. In 1999, John Mark was presented with an award from FileMaker, Inc. for developing outstanding technical resources. John is also one of the original 4 authorized trainers in the world authorized to teach the FileMaker Training Series Series as well as a certified FileMaker 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 developer.
These videos are published on Thinkific. However, you can receive a 40% discount off the $50.00 price tag by ordering the bundle of all four videos.

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