FileMaker Pro 10 Bible [NOOK Book]

Overview

If you want to learn FileMaker Pro, you need this book

Before you start a FileMaker Pro project, make sure you have this detailed how-to from renowned FileMaker expert Ray Cologon. He draws upon years of experience to provide pages of solutions, techniques, and instruction you won't find anywhere else. Discover what's new in FileMaker Pro 10, learn efficient coding, and create industrial-strength databases with automation, scripting, security, and more. From the fundamentals to ...

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FileMaker Pro 10 Bible

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Overview

If you want to learn FileMaker Pro, you need this book

Before you start a FileMaker Pro project, make sure you have this detailed how-to from renowned FileMaker expert Ray Cologon. He draws upon years of experience to provide pages of solutions, techniques, and instruction you won't find anywhere else. Discover what's new in FileMaker Pro 10, learn efficient coding, and create industrial-strength databases with automation, scripting, security, and more. From the fundamentals to full-scale development, this is the FileMaker book you need to succeed.

  • Design dynamic layouts for screen and print
  • Learn data modeling and examine data arrays

  • Work with tables and SQL data sources, and migrate legacy data

  • Manage lists, calculate summary data, and document your code

  • Master scripting and the FileMaker Scripting Environment

  • Apply security and maintain the integrity of your data

  • Create custom functions and use standards-based approaches

  • Employ third-party tools and plug-ins to extend FileMaker Pro's reach

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470501184
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/20/2009
  • Series: Bible , #562
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 792
  • File size: 31 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Ray Cologon is a FileMaker Pro consultant, a member of the FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA), and a widely known and respected FileMaker Pro developer and solutions provider. Ray is the founder of NightWing Enterprises, based in Melbourne, Australia. He has been a speaker at FileMaker Developer Conferences in Phoenix, Orlando, and San Francisco over the past four years and is the recipient of an Award for Leadership and Technical Excellence in FileMaker Pro from FileMaker, Inc.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: The Fundamentals.

Chapter 1: Databases: The What, Why, and How.

Chapter 2: Putting FileMaker Pro in Perspective.

Chapter 3: Getting Acquainted with FileMaker.

Chapter 4: What’s New in FileMaker.

Part II: Introduction to Database Design.

Chapter 5: Creating a Database.

Chapter 6: The Interface: Layout Mode.

Chapter 7: The Structure: The Manage Database Dialog.

Chapter 8: The Processes: FileMaker Scripting.

Part III: Beyond the Basic.

Chapter 9: The FileMaker Power User.

Chapter 10: Building Advanced Interfaces.

Chapter 11: Data Modeling in FileMaker.

Chapter 12: Calculation Wizardry.

Chapter 13: Scripting in Depth.

Part IV: Integrity and Security.

Chapter 14: In Control with FileMaker Security.

Chapter 15: Maintaining Referential Integrity.

Chapter 16: Making FileMaker Systems Fail-Safe.

Chapter 17: Maintaining and Restoring Data.

Part V: Raising the Bar.

Chapter 18: FileMaker Pro Advanced Features.

Chapter 19: Efficient Code, Efficient Solutions.

Chapter 20: Extending FileMaker’s Capabilities.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Expanding Your Knowledge with Additional Resources.

Appendix B: About the Web Site.

Index.

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