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Learn FileMaker Pro 16 [electronic resource] : The Comprehensive Guide to Building Custom Databases / by Mark Conway Munro.

Author/Creator:
Munro, Mark Conway. author., Author,
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : Apress : Imprint: Apress, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (XLVI, 917 p. 117 illus.)
Edition:
1st ed. 2017.
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Subjects:
Apple computer.
User interfaces (Computer systems).
Database management.
Local subjects:
Apple and iOS. (search)
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction. (search)
Database Management. (search)
System Details:
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Summary:
Extend FileMaker's built-in functionality and totally customize your data management environment with specialized functions and menus to super-charge the results and create a truly unique and focused experience. This book includes everything a beginner needs to get started building databases with FileMaker and contains advanced tips and techniques that the most seasoned professionals will appreciate. Written by a long time FileMaker developer, this book contains material for developers of every skill level.  FileMaker Pro 16 is a powerful database development application used by millions of people in diverse industries to simplify data management tasks, leverage their business information in new ways and automate many mundane tasks. A custom solution built with FileMaker can quickly tap into a powerful set of capabilities and technologies to offer users an intuitive and pleasing environment in which to achieve new levels of efficiency and professionalism.
Contents:
PART 1 — Introduction
01 Introducing FileMaker
02 Exploring the Application
03 Exploring a Database Window
04 Working with Records
05 Transferring Data
PART 2 — Defining Database Structure
06 Working with Database Files
07 Creating Tables
08 Defining Fields
09 Connecting Tables with Relationships
10 Writing Formulas
11 Creating Custom Functions
12 Using SQL Queries
13 Managing Containers
14 Managing Value Lists
PART 3 — Using Built-in Functions.-15 Text Functions
16 Text Functions (JSON)
17 Text Formatting Functions
18 Number Functions.-.-19 Date, Time & Timestamp Functions
20 Container Functions
21 Aggregate, Summary & Repeating Functions
22 Financial & Trigonometric Functions
23 Logical Functions
24 Get Functions
25 Design Functions
26 Mobile Functions
PART 4 — Designing User Interfaces
27 Introducing Layout Mode
28 Getting Started with Layouts
29 Exploring Layout Palettes
30 Creating Layout Objects
31 Configuring Objects
32 Using Themes and Styles
33 Customizing the Menu Bar
PART 5 — Automating Tasks with Scripts
34 Introduction to Scripting
35 Common Scripting Tasks
36 Debugging Scripts
37 Reacting to Script Triggers
38 Extending Features with Plug-ins
PART 6 — Sharing Databases on a Network
39 Introducing Network Sharing
40 Securing Database Access
41 Advanced Sharing and Analysis Tools
42 Getting Connected.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
1-4842-2863-4
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-1-4842-2863-0 doi