Soliant Consulting was proud to be the official sponsor of the conference’s popular Developer Challenge. This year, the event featured small teams of developers competing to design the best custom apps for local nonprofits, allowing attendees to make a difference will showing off their FileMaker skills.
This training session provides high-level discussions of important intermediate concepts needed to create rich functionality in your custom apps. These include creating back end architecture, user interfaces, and automation. Use this session as a launching pad for ongoing FileMaker training or to start a new project with the FileMaker Platform.
FTS Advanced modules covered: Data Modeling, Layouts, Calculations, and Scripts.
Attendee should have an understanding of the following, at the level covered by the FileMaker Training Series: Basics.
In this training session, attendees will have an opportunity to learn about and gain hands-on experience with many advanced FileMaker Pro concepts. Topics will include the ExecuteSQL function, complex scripting, reporting using virtual lists, and a deeper look at various layout tools and Relationships Graph techniques.
Attendees should already have a solid understanding of FileMaker fundamentals such as those covered in the Intermediate Training courses.
We all work hard to create user-friendly custom apps, but what are you doing to make them developer-friendly as well? In this session, you’ll learn best practices for building a custom app that’s clean and intuitive on the inside as well as the outside. Be kind to future developers — and be kind to the future you! This session will include a takeaway file for reference.
This session provides valuable information for developers of all levels.
CEO and co-founder of Soliant Consulting, Bob is widely known for his expertise in the field of software development. He is a recipient of the FileMaker Excellence Award and has co-authored seven books on FileMaker Pro database development. In 2008 he was inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. After graduating summa cum laude in Music and English at Wabash College, Bob earned a master’s degree in Musicology from the University of Chicago. In this spare time, he enjoys playing guitar and banjo.
After graduating from UCLA with a degree in Cognitive Science, Makah started working at Soliant Consulting, where she received a solid foundation in FileMaker basics and best practices. She could not be happier with how her career has grown there: nine years and seven certifications later, she is now a Project Technical Lead as well as co-founder of their new pro bono committee. Makah resides in Albuquerque with her husband, their 2-year-old little girl, and their 7-year-old pup. Last year, she placed fourth in the Developer Cup Competition – you may recall the videos of her training for the big event!
Based in the wilds of Washington state, Sara is a technical project lead for Soliant Consulting. Originally a marketing consultant, she has been a FileMaker developer for 14 years: six as an in-house developer, and the most recent eight with Soliant Consulting. Sara was the lead writer for FileMaker Training Series: Advanced for FileMaker 13 and 14. She is also a certified Force.com developer and a Salesforce.com administrator. If she's not working or family-ing (and yes, "family" in this case is a very active verb), she's buried in a book, playing outside, or ideally buried in a book outside.