Book Available for Preorder

Preorder the comprehensive guide to building custom databases today!

Later this year, Apress will publish a new book, Learn FileMaker Pro 16: The Comprehensive Guide to Building Custom Databases by Mark Conway Munro. The book is scheduled for release in October 2017 but can be preordered today from certain online bookstores.

Learn FileMaker Pro 16 contains a comprehensive presentation of the subject, covering everything from basic database concepts to advanced functions. Many features of the new version of the software are included. The book is intended for everyone; including new or casual programmers, experienced software developers and professional consultants. Whatever your level of programming skill or your experience with the software, Learn FileMaker Pro 16 has something for you.

For more information about the book, click here.

Presentation of Material

The content is divided into six parts, moving from general usage to foundational data structures, interface design, scripting and networking.

  • 1. Using FileMaker
  • 2. Defining Data Structures
  • 3. Using Built-in Functions
  • 4. Designing Interfaces
  • 5. Automating Tasks with Scripts
  • 6. Sharing and Networking

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About the Author

Mark Conway Munro is the President of Write Track Media, a computer consultancy he founded in 1994 to develop custom database and workflow automation solutions for clients. Mark is the author of AppleScript: Developer Reference (2010, Wiley) and Learn FileMaker Pro 16 (2017, Apress).

About FileMaker

FileMaker is a popular relational data management system published by Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. It is used by independent consultants, employees of small businesses and members of teams working at medium to large businesses, non-profits and government agencies. FileMaker databases can be shared across a network allowing teams using macOS, iOS, Windows or the web to work together.