In this FileMaker Pro 12 training course, renowned trainer and author Ray Cologon introduces you to the basics of managing your data with the FileMaker Pro database. FileMaker 12 is a very popular cross-platform, relational database application that is known for its easy of use, and powerful, feature set.
This video based tutorial is designed for the beginner, and no previous experience in database design or FileMaker is required. You will start by exploring what a relational database is, and why you should use it. Ray then takes you through the initial steps of building your interface using the FileMaker layout tools. You will learn how to work with your data - how to enter it, find it, and format it. Ray also teaches you database design fundamentals, to ensure the integrity of your data. Other topics that are covered in this video tutorial for FileMaker Pro include; automating functions, using calculations with your data, identifying and using different relationship techniques, and of course, deploying your data.
Once you have completed this FileMaker Pro 12 beginners training course, you will have a clear understanding of what a relational database is and how you can create your database with FileMaker. You will understand how to create a basic interface for entering and accessing your data, and how to deploy your completed database. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.