New FileMaker 9 Training Series And Philosophy Of Scripting To Be Held In San Jose, Ca. In June

Two FileMaker Training Courses in San Jose, California

Chino Hills, Calif. -- Well known FileMaker authors John Mark Osborne and Steven Blackwell are teaching the new FileMaker Training Series and Philosophy of Scripting course for FileMaker Pro 9 in San Jose, California. The FileMaker Training Series, developed by FileMaker, Inc., is the most comprehensive training available for FileMaker 9. It provides you with the information and materials you need to master FileMaker essentials so you can develop and deploy professional FileMaker solutions as well as prepare for the FileMaker certification exam. The Philosophy of Scripting course takes off where the FileMaker Training Series ends, concentrating on scripting and calculations and is another great resource for certification or just improving your FileMaker skills.

FileMaker Training Series (FTS):

The FileMaker Training Series consists of 12 modules which Database Pros has combined into a 5 day course. You can attend the first three days, the last two days or all 5 days.

  • Planning a FileMaker 9 Solution
  • Developer Skills
  • Advanced Developer Skills
  • FileMaker Server
  • Security

San Jose, CA - June 2nd through June 6th, 2008

The FileMaker Training Series is a hands-on training course covering data modeling, security, relational design, scripting, calculations, reporting, auto-enter, validation, FileMaker Server and more. "We have expanded upon the curriculum to include additional examples, points and concepts from our own experiences as trainers and developers," says John Mark Osborne. "We feel the additional material will assist students in grasping the material. In addition, Steven Blackwell will focus on FileMaker Server and Security like never before."

Each day of the FTS course in San Jose is $495.00. Take all 5 days and save $500.00!

Philosophy of Scripting 101 (3 days):

  • San Jose, CA June 9th to June 11th, 2008 ($995.00)

Philosophy of Scripting 201 (2 days):

  • San Jose, CA June 12th to June 13th, 2008 ($995.00)

Take both San Jose classes and save $250.00!

"These classes take advantage of the Philosophy of FileMaker design approach," says John Mark Osborne. "The Philosophy of FileMaker teaches you how to think in FileMaker Pro rather than regurgitate techniques. This enables each developer to solve his own unique problems."

Here is what a few students have to say about the Philosophy of Scripting hands-on training courses:

"I'm sure you've heard it MANY times before but... an outstanding course. Your humor and wit are only matched by your knowledge." - Steve Monroe

"I don't recall a single question that could not be answered by one of you off the top of your head. I would highly recommend any class you offered." - Bruce Littrell

Discounts are available for FBA members (FileMaker Business Alliance).

To find out more information or register for a class, visit the Database Pros web site:

These courses are also offered privately. Just contact the phone number below for more information.


John Mark Osborne has been working with FileMaker Pro for the last 18 years and has become one of the leading industry experts. John Mark is co-author of the wildly popular Scriptology book and CD ROM which has become the standard for FileMaker Pro developers. Recently, he received a prestigious award from FileMaker, Inc. for developing outstanding technical resources for his popular FileMaker Pro web site, Database Pros ( John Mark is also a regular speaker and trainer at MacWorld Expos and the FileMaker Developer Conference. Database Pros works closely with FileMaker, Inc. as one of 25 Platinum level FBA (FileMaker Business Alliance) members and 1 of 12 trainers authorized to teach the Professional Training Series from FileMaker, Inc. John Mark is a certified FileMaker 7, 8 and 9 developer having passed all three certification exams.

Steven Blackwell is president and founder of Management Counseling Services. Steven has written a multitude of articles for FileMaker Advisor Magazine, white papers for FileMaker, Inc., a video on FileMaker security and the only book on FileMaker security ever written. Steven is a FileMaker 7, 8 and 9 certified developer and one of 25 platinum level FBA (FileMaker Business Alliance) members. With 20 years experience in the FileMaker market, he is a legendary developer known by all.

To find out more information or register for a class, visit the Database Pros web site:

or call: 909-393-4664

or email:

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