Custom app resources

Free ebooks and tools to help you
create great custom apps

G2 Crowd Rapid Application Development Report:
A comprehensive review guide

Are you trying to find the right platform to build a custom app for your business? The G2 Crowd Fall 2016 Report compares software vendors and shows that FileMaker, Inc. is the standout leader for rapid application development.

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State of the Custom App Report:
The definitive guide to custom apps

Are you wondering what is a custom app? What will it do for my business? The State of the Custom App Report examines the value and benefit of using custom apps in today's businesses.

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Service Business Toolkit: Resources to help transform your business.

Are you trying to figure out what your service business needs to be more efficient? This toolkit provides a host of resources — including an ebook, webinar, and a starter app — to help you boost profits, productivity, and customer satisfaction.

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Turbocharge QuickBooks: Get the most out of your accounting software

Are you a small business currently using QuickBooks? Discover proven ways businesses like yours have boosted productivity, reduced expenses, and eliminate data errors by connecting QuickBooks to a FileMaker-based custom app.

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Plan Guide: What to do before
you create a custom app

Learn how to plan out what you'll need before you start developing your custom app. This hands-on guide provides a step-by-step approach to identifying and documenting requirements and meeting users' needs.

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Create Guide: Get started
creating your custom app

Once you’ve identified your requirements, it’s time to start designing your custom app. This guide walks you through data source mapping, creating relationships, and developing layouts.

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Deploy Guide: Learn how to
launch your custom app

You've planned and built your custom app, now it's time to use it. Learn best practices for sharing your custom app with your users. This guide will help ensure your custom apps are secure and have high availability.

Download the Deploy Guide