FileMaker Delivers FileMaker Go Training

Self-paced training helps users build iPhone and iPad database applications

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – December 8, 2010 – FileMaker, Inc. today announced FileMaker Go training, now available in the updated FileMaker Technical Resource Kit. The free downloadable kit’s four self-paced training modules include the new FileMaker Go module, which teaches users how to quickly optimize and deploy FileMaker Pro databases on iPad and iPhone. It also provides recommendations for using calculations and scripts in FileMaker Go, and covers passing data between FileMaker Go and other mobile applications.

The FileMaker Go training module and three modules covering some of the hottest FileMaker topics (Working with Layouts, Reporting and Security) are sold as part of the $99 FileMaker Training Series, but are available free, along with a 30-day trial of FileMaker Pro, in this kit.

“We’ve had numerous requests for more information about building iPad and iPhone solutions with FileMaker Go,” said Ryan Rosenberg, vice president of marketing and services for FileMaker, Inc. “With the free FileMaker Technical Resource Kit, developers can jumpstart their creation of innovative, productive solutions for iPhone and iPad.”

In the kit’s Working with Layouts module, users can discover tools and techniques for creating layouts in FileMaker Pro 11, including the new Inspector tool palette. Reporting covers building sub-summary reports and cross-tab reports, as well as using FileMaker Charts to create more dynamic reports. The Security content offers best practices for setting up user-based accounts and privilege in FileMaker Pro 11.

Upgrade to the FileMaker Training Series

Once users are on their way to creating solutions with the free Technical Resource Kit, they can increase their mastery of FileMaker solution development by purchasing the full FileMaker Training Series. Available for only $99, the official curriculum from FileMaker, Inc. offers 13 self-paced training modules on key FileMaker 11 development topics. The series delivers training through more than 700 pages of detailed, step-by-step instruction as well as a DVD with demo files, exercises and videos.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share essential information. The company's products are the FileMaker Pro line - versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and the web - and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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