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FileMaker Training Series – FileMaker 12

FileMaker, Inc. has release the FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker Pro 12.  Being the essential tool that it is to help beginning and intermediate developers learn the ins and outs of the FileMaker 12 product line, I was very encouraged to see it released with such a great price.

  • Buy FTS for only $39.99 – Book and DVD (was $99.99) or
  • Just $19.99 – Electronic download

The series has 13 modules designed to get you into FileMaker, along with sample files and videos.  Here is a list of the modules included in the FTS ( FileMaker Training Series ).

  1. Using FileMaker Pro
  2. Working with Fields
  3. Data Modeling
  4. Working with Layouts
  5. Calculation Functions
  6. Scripts
  7. Reporting
  8. Security
  9. Intermediate & Advanced Techniques
  10. FileMaker Server
  11. Connectivity
  12. Web Publishing
  13. FileMaker Go


FileMaker Training Series | Overview
FileMaker Training Series | Is FTS Right for Me?


[Review] Developing for Maximum WAN Performance – Skeleton Key Training

Recently, I participated in a workshop with Mark Richman, Owner of Skeleton Key.  Simply an awesome workshop.  If you develop in FileMaker, this is a good workshop to sign up for.  The most benefit comes to those who develop solutions that will be accessed via a network and ‘remote’ FileMaker client, but some of what you go through may affect how you develop for local, non-hosted solutions also.  Here is a brief snippet of the article featured over on FileMakerToday.com and a link to the full article.


Over time, there are moments that will drastically redefine how you develop solutions in FileMaker. Moments that take the knowledge you already have, add to it and make you a better developer. On April 26, I had one of those moments.

Read Full Article Here.

Video Training for FileMaker 11

Lynda.com has always been one of my favorite places to check out software and get some quality online training and tutorials.  They just posted a new video course for FileMaker’s latest release of it’s flagship product FileMaker Pro. Cris Ippolite does a great job explaining the new features of FileMaker 11 and instructing the viewer about how to build (more…)