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FileMaker Pro 9 Beyond the Basics

with Cris Ippolite

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Comprehensive training in how to use FileMaker Pro 9 to its full potential, including techniques for publishing databases.
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  1. 1m 22s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 23m 30s
    1. Introducing data modeling
      3m 29s
    2. Reviewing relationships types
      3m 36s
    3. Developing a list of entities
      2m 53s
    4. Diagramming relationships
      3m 51s
    5. Resolving one-to-one and many-to-many relationships
      5m 3s
    6. Comparing the Relationship Graph and ERD
      4m 38s
  3. 31m 17s
    1. Understanding multi-step relationships
      6m 43s
    2. Working with external files
      6m 22s
    3. Non-equijoin relationships
      9m 55s
    4. Using global fields in relationships
      8m 17s
  4. 33m 19s
    1. Reviewing number functions
      4m 11s
    2. Floor/Ceiling functions
      1m 58s
    3. Round/Truncate functions
      4m 34s
    4. Reviewing text functions
      6m 28s
    5. Length functions
      1m 21s
    6. Pattern Count functions
      1m 58s
    7. Position functions
      2m 12s
    8. Left/Right/Middle functions
      7m 27s
    9. Filter and Substitute functions
      3m 10s
  5. 25m 38s
    1. Reviewing logical functions
      2m 29s
    2. Logical functions pt. 1: IsEmpty
      4m 50s
    3. Logical Functions pt. 2: Let
      8m 21s
    4. Logical Functions pt. 3: Evaluate
      6m 17s
    5. Self functions
      3m 41s
  6. 9m 46s
    1. Reviewing text formatting functions
      5m 30s
    2. Defining fields using text formatting functions
      4m 16s
  7. 21m 59s
    1. Reviewing aggregate functions
      1m 48s
    2. Defining fields using aggregate functions
      8m 31s
    3. Using the List function
      11m 40s
  8. 35m 23s
    1. Naming objects
      4m 55s
    2. Using the Go to Object script step
      2m 33s
    3. Using the LayoutObjectNames function
      5m 1s
    4. Using the Get(ActiveLayoutObjectName) function
      2m 16s
    5. Using the GetLayoutObjectAttribute function
      8m 10s
    6. Putting it all together
      12m 28s
  9. 46m 57s
    1. What is a subsummary report?
      4m 3s
    2. Creating subsummary reports
      9m 36s
    3. Subsummary reports with no body part
      2m 51s
    4. Ranking reports
      2m 21s
    5. Summarizing by multiple variables
      7m 50s
    6. Cross-tab reports
      20m 16s
  10. 1h 6m
    1. Scripting for developers
    2. The ''If'' script step
      10m 28s
    3. More with custom dialogs
      15m 22s
    4. Error capture
      7m 6s
    5. The Set Field script step
      4m 49s
    6. Script parameters
      5m 7s
    7. Script results
      6m 27s
    8. Looping scripts
      8m 22s
    9. Script variables
      6m 13s
    10. Copying and pasting scripts
      1m 13s
  11. 1h 11m
    1. Peer-to-peer networking
      7m 44s
    2. The benefits of FileMaker Server
      5m 30s
    3. Mixing FileMaker 7, 8, and 9
      1m 41s
    4. FileMaker Server vs. FileMaker Server Advanced
      2m 12s
    5. Installing FileMaker Server
      2m 52s
    6. The Deployment Assistant
      7m 14s
    7. The Admin Console start page
      14m 55s
    8. Configuring FileMaker Server
      17m 6s
    9. Uploading databases
      5m 21s
    10. Scheduling
      7m 7s
  12. 39m 56s
    1. Connecting to external data sources
      3m 35s
    2. Setting up DSN (Mac)
      7m 2s
    3. Setting up DSN (Windows)
      2m 46s
    4. Managing sources
      4m 23s
    5. Adding to the Relationship Graph
      5m 53s
    6. Creating supplemental fields
      10m 16s
    7. Synchronizing shadow fields
      2m 43s
    8. Working with Flash and external data sources
      3m 18s
  13. 23m 35s
    1. Using custom URLs in the Web Viewer
      12m 16s
    2. Tabbing into and within the Web Viewer
      1m 45s
    3. Printing and previewing with the Web Viewer
      1m 17s
    4. Setting the Web Viewer script step
      5m 27s
    5. Flash in the Web Viewer
      2m 50s
  14. 7m 35s
    1. FileMaker 9 web publishing options
      2m 58s
    2. Prepping your files for web publishing
      1m 56s
    3. Configuring the server for web publishing
      2m 41s
  15. 30m 54s
    1. Instant web publishing (IWP) overview
      4m 29s
    2. Prepping your database for IWP
      2m 58s
    3. Hosting options for IWP
      5m 58s
    4. Logging in and out
      3m 7s
    5. Browse mode
      4m 27s
    6. Find mode
      3m 6s
    7. Edit mode
      2m 46s
    8. Special considerations
      4m 3s
  16. 24m 20s
    1. Preparing your files for XSLT
      4m 48s
    2. Using the XSLT Site Assistant
      9m 19s
    3. Previewing your site
      10m 13s
  17. 26m 22s
    1. Preparing files for publishing
      5m 54s
    2. Choosing a layout group
      1m 47s
    3. Selecting a site profile
      1m 58s
    4. Defining the site
      7m 53s
    5. Previewing the PHP site
      8m 50s
  18. 17s
    1. Goodbye

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FileMaker Pro 9 Beyond the Basics
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In FileMaker Pro 9 Beyond the Basics, Certified Developer and Authorized Trainer Cris Ippolite offers comprehensive training in how to use FileMaker Pro 9 to its full potential. He also teaches numerous hands-on techniques for publishing FileMaker Pro 9 databases to networks and the web. The tutorials cover relationship types, external data sources, the new FileMaker Server 9, functions, objects, simple and complex reports, and even the new PHP Site Assistant. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Topics include:
  • Introducing data modeling
  • Understanding multi-step relationships
  • Reviewing number and text functions
  • Working with logical function calculations
  • Working with text formatting function calculations
  • Working with aggregate function calculations
  • Understanding objects
  • Scripting for developers
  • Publishing a database on a network or on the web
  • Setting up external SQL sources
  • Reviewing the new Server 9
  • Extending the Web Viewer
  • XSLT and PHP Site Assistants
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