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Special Edition Using FileMaker 9

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  • Copyright 2008
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-7938-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-7938-0

Special Edition Using FileMaker 9

The only FILEMAKER 9 book you need

We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward FileMaker® 9 proficiency and the use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on FileMaker® 9, Special Edition Using FileMaker® 9 is the only book you need.

Make the most of FileMaker 9:

     •    Integrate the Web with FileMaker using the new Web Viewer

     •    Use the new external data sources techniques with SQL and ODBC

     •    Discover how to add supplemental fields in FileMaker to external SQL data sources

     •    See how the major changes in script editing and debugging can help you

     •    Learn new layout techniques, including conditional formatting and auto-resizing layout objects

     •    Find out how to use the new FileMaker Server Admin Console to administer databases

     •    Publish FileMaker databases on the Web using Instant Web Publishing, and use Custom Web Publishing with PHP or XML/XSLT

“The new FileMaker 9 product line is the most dramatic new offering in years with over 30 ease-of-use breakthroughs; and Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 is an excellent desk reference and companion resource for all FileMaker professionals!”

–Rick Kalman,

Senior Product Manager,

FileMaker, Inc.

Jesse Feiler is a member of the FileMaker Business Alliance. He regularly consults on FileMaker and develops FileMaker solutions for small businesses, non-profits, art, retail point-of-sale, publishing, marketing, and other markets. He has created a number of video training courses, including one on FileMaker 7 and appears regularly on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s Roundtable and Vox Pop shows.


Download modified FileMaker Starter solutions with added fields, scripts, and layouts to illustrate techniques in the book, along with other materials, from www.quepublishing.com and www.northcountryconsulting.com.

Category        Database

Covers           FileMaker 9

User Level     Intermediate–Advanced

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started with FileMaker 9
1 FileMaker Overview
2 Using FileMarker Pro
3 Defining and Working with Fields
4 Working with Layouts
Part II: Developing Solutions with FileMaker 9
5 Relational Database Design
6 Working with Multiple Tables
7 Working with Relationships
8 Getting Started with Calculations
9 Getting Started with Scripting
10 Getting Started with Reporting
Part III: Developer Techniques
11 Developing for Multiuser Deployment
12 Implementing Security
13 Using the Web Viewer
14 Advanced Interface Techniques
15 Advanced Calculation Techniques
16 Advanced Scripting Techniques
17 Advanced Protal Techniques
18 Advanced FileMaker Solution Architecture
19 Debugging and Troubleshooting
20 Converting Systems from Previous Versions of FileMaker Pro
Part IV: Data Integration and Publishing
21 Integrating FileMaker Pro with Other Databases in Real Time
22 Importing Data into FileMaker Pro
23 Exporting Data from FileMaker
24 Instant Web Publishing
25 FileMaker and Web Services
26 Custom Web Publishing
27 Custom Web Publishing with PHP
Part V: Deploying a FileMaker Solution
28 Deploying and Extending FileMaker
29 FileMaker Server and Server Advanced
30 FileMaker Mobile


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