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  • 17 June 2015 14:25

FileMaker releases FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker 14

Self-paced training materials get beginners started for free, and helps advanced users unlock the full capabilities of the FileMaker Platform

Sydney, 17 June, 2015 — FileMaker, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of the FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker 14, in-depth training materials that help anyone create FileMaker solutions that run on iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. The free FileMaker Training Series: Basics for FileMaker 14 is targeted at beginners, while the low-cost FileMaker Training Series: Advanced for FileMaker 14 offer intermediate to advanced users instruction to build compelling customised business solutions using the newest version of FileMaker, including exercises and downloadable activity files.

FileMaker Training Series: Basics for FileMaker 14 (FTS: Basics) focuses on the features and benefits of the FileMaker Platform with special attention to the newest version, FileMaker 14. Students will learn how to build a sample FileMaker solution from start to finish. FTS: Basics is available for free on the FileMaker website (PDF format) and the iBooks Store. It is available in English now and will be available in the following languages on June 30, 2015: French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Dutch.

The lessons are:

  • FileMaker Platform Overview
  • Using Starter Solutions
  • Viewing and Working with Data
  • Finding and Sorting Records
  • User-Centred Design
  • Importing Data
  • Creating Fields and Tables
  • Relationships
  • Layouts
  • Layout Design Tools
  • Special Layout Objects
  • Formatting Field Objects
  • User Interface Best Practices
  • Calculations
  • Scripting
  • Reporting
  • Integration
  • Security
  • Deployment

The FileMaker Training Series: Advanced (FTS:Advanced) offers a series of nine training modules with activities, exercises, demos and videos covering a comprehensive set of topics designed to help customers master the essentials of FileMaker solution development. FTS: Advanced is targeted at intermediate to advanced developers, but anyone who creates solutions with the FileMaker Platform can increase their knowledge from these time-tested materials. This series is a key resource for becoming a FileMaker Certified Developer.

FTS: Advanced will be available to FileMaker Developer Subscribers (FDS) as part of their subscription ($99 AUD subscription fee). It is also available for purchase for $19.99 AUD on the FileMaker web store (PDF format) and from the iBooks Store both with downloadable activity files and videos. French, German and Japanese versions will be available on July 28, 2015.

The modules are:

  • Module 1: Introduction
  • Module 2: Data
  • Module 3: Interface
  • Module 4: Solutions Logic: Calculations
  • Module 5: Solutions Logic: Scripting
  • Module 6: Reporting
  • Module 7: Security
  • Module 8: Deployment
  • Module 9: Integration

Additional Resources Learn why the FileMaker Platform is the fast, cost-effective way to develop compelling custom business solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web.

  • Join FileMaker’s free FileMaker Community, a free worldwide service for developers and users with more than 50,000 members, including discussions, tools and other resources for FileMaker 14
  • View solution videos and stories to learn how a wide range of industries and organisations are using FileMaker software.

About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, makes software that transforms businesses by enabling users to create and run custom solutions that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. Millions of people worldwide rely on the FileMaker Platform to share information, manage projects, track assets and more.

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