|Automated Conversion of FileMaker Pro Databases to CakePHP Web Applications Using FmPro Migrator||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
David Simpson (.com Solutions Inc.)
Session Description Rather than spend over $1000 per layout for offshore PHP web development, FileMaker developers can use the PHP Conversion feature within FmPro Migrator Platinium Edition. During this session, a FileMaker Pro to CakePHP application will be generated using FmPro Migrator. The resulting web application uses the existing FileMaker Pro layouts to build functional web forms having the same look and feel as the original database. FmPro Migrator supports 12 different database servers, including FileMaker Server Advanced. When using FileMaker Server Advanced, the generated CakePHP applications uses the FileMaker ODBC driver, providing significant performance enhancements compared to the FileMaker PHP API.
Products & Technologies
- FileMaker Pro Advanced
- FileMaker Server Advanced
- MacOS X
What You Will Learn
- Pre-migration database schema changes which are required
- Convention not configuration, the CakePHP development philosophy
- CakePHP MVC (model, view, controller) architecture overview
- Generation of CakePHP models from the original database schema and relationships, CakePHP views from FileMaker Pro layouts, and CakePHP controllers
|Analysing Your Solution with BaseElements||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Nicholas Orr (Goya Pty, Ltd.)
Session Description Nicholas Orr from Goya will be demonstrating BaseElements and showing how you can use this essential developer tool to expertly analyse your solutions and make your development easier. He will show how BaseElements works and how to use it to your best advantage, as well as hidden tips and tricks that speed up searches and cross referencing.
|FileMaker Feud by MightyData||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Kirk Bowman (MightyData)
Session Description Come join MightyData for some FileMaker trivia fun! Two teams will complete for the first-ever title of FileMaker Feud Champion. Each team will consist of one FileMaker coach from MightyData and DevCon attendees. Try to pick the most popular answer to questions on common FileMaker topics including layouts, calculations and scripts. If your team advances to the final round, you earn the opportunity to complete for an awesome prize in the Bonus round. This is your chance to have some fun, test your FileMaker knowledge and laugh together with the MightyData team. To "audition" for a spot on FileMaker Feud, visit our web site, complete the audition form, and let's play the Feud!
|Go Farther with Cloud Computing, Migration Bundles, and RAD toolkits by Worldcloud||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Joe King (worldcloud)
Session Description This is a fast paced, three part session which is designed to be light on propaganda and rich in content. The first part is a brief overview of the products and services at worldcloud and how cloud hosting differs from traditional hosting. The second part of this session, we will look at the worldcloud Rapid Application Development & Migration Tools and demonstrate how it can make you a better developer while helping you concentrate on business functionality as opposed to 'housekeeping'. We will also discuss how a RAD toolkit differs from a template system. Lastly, we will demonstrate and discuss the value of offering your solutions as SaaS offerings and technical considerations/options for protecting your intellectual property. Charge clients monthly- without significant up-front costs: easier to sell, easier to manage, and you generate residual income. You may even offer full FileMaker Pro-centric services to users which do not/ can not install FileMaker- Macs, PCs, iPads, Android Tablets, and many more...
|Why Reinvent the Wheel?||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Christo Lowe (Excelisys)
Session Description Excelisys experts will explore some cool tips and tricks (like Drag-n-Drop and Back Routines), as well as show some real-world examples of how to build and implement a modular solution to be used in various deployment strategies (including Web/LAN/WAN/Mobile) across different industries. We'll also discuss tips for how to extend those solutions by adding other modules and plugins (Bar Code, CC Processing, Shipping/Receiving/Sig Capture) using the Excelisys Business Tracker V3. You don't have to reinvent the wheel. Let our experts make your life easier and your work more profitable. Feel free to pose any questions you may have during our open forum. One lucky attendee will win a 10-hour consultation/development time block or a free unlocked version of the very popular Excelisys Business Tracker 3.0! All attendees will win expertise via osmosis and walk away cooler and smarter than they were previously.
What You Will Learn
- Tips for how to extend those solutions by adding other modules and plugins (Bar Code, CC Processing, Shipping/Receiving/Sig Capture) using the Excelisys Business Tracker V3
- Explaining concepts that you do not have to replicate an entire solution for the end-user
|The Value of Integrated Shipping||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Chris Larson (NRG Software, LLC)
Session Description The majority of homegrown or off the shelf FileMaker Pro order management programs end with an order and pack list, but rely on manual updates or processes for shipping, tracking and cost accounting. We'll show you the value to your business to fully integrate your shipping into your order management system. We'll run through integration options and show you how to analyze your workflow to get the right plan together from the start. Plus, we'll demo simple and complex "real life" integrations done by your peers.
What You Will Learn
- How other developers have tackled simple, intermediate and advanced shipping workflows in FileMaker Pro
- Best practices for analyzing shipping workflow to determine shipping integration methods & project plans
- The value story for your company or your customer to integrate shipping (efficiencies, time and money)
- Shipping integration options: 1) Carrier Software (using ODBC or XML) 2) NRGship (100% FileMaker Pro)
|Performing Server-side Audit Logging, Continuous Backup and Data Sync||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Jason Erickson (World Sync)
Session Description WorldSync will illustrate how to add Server-side Audit Logging, Continuous Backup & Data Restoration, as well as Data Synchronization between multiple FileMaker Servers and between FileMaker Pro and several different types of Enterprise systems using SyncDeK 8. Following this session, you will not only know what SyncDeK can do for you, but you will have seen how to implement SyncDeK into your own solutions. Attendees who also fill out a form to be handed out during the session, will also be entered into a drawing to receive one of five iPod Touch devices to be given away at the end of the session.
|360Works previews their latest new product releases||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Jesse Barnum (360 Works)
Session Description 360Works demonstrates their newest FileMaker tools. DocuBin is a digital asset / document management system that includes advanced features like hierarchical folders, drag and drop support, web and file system access, version control, collaborative editing controls, and much more. It is distributed unlocked so that it can be used as-is, or customized for your clients' needs. Zulu is a collaboration between 360Works and SeedCode. Building on the strengths and knowledge of both companies, we've created a cutting edge system for interfacing both contact and calendar data stored in FileMaker Pro with Google, iCal, and mobile iOS or Android devices. Zulu is not a plug-in; it's a web application that runs on FileMaker Server and automatically publishes your FileMaker Pro contacts and/or calendar data. Using Zulu, your existing FileMaker Pro solution can be up and running with full two-way synchronization in less than an hour, as you'll see demonstrated in this session.
|Got paper? Get DocKeep & Image Enable FileMaker for Paper-Intensive Markets||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Paul Mukai (Acordex)
Session Description DocKeep opens market opportunities for FileMaker Pro developers to deploy Enterprise Content Management (ECM) tools that capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver scanned paper documents. The critical first step is to perform image capture efficiently - this is what DocKeep can do for you. DocKeep operates Fujitsu workgroup and department scanners at full speed in a native Mac OS environment. Many SMBs have needs that are not met; namely, they understand that their inhouse adhoc methods are TOO SLOW and that typical ECM solutions are TOO EXPENSIVE. With DocKeep, FileMaker Pro developers can easily create solutions for many vertical markets: Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Construction, Transportation, and Retail. Case studies will be presented to illustrate specific needs of each market.
What You Will Learn
- Expand your consulting business
- Leverage your FileMaker Pro skills
- Integrate DocKeep and image enable your FileMaker Pro solutions
- Create high-performance paper scanning and imaging databases for SMBs (small to medium-sized businesses) that run paper-intensive operations
|Payment Processing Automation in FileMaker Pro||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Adam O'Hare (NELix TransaX LLC)
Session Description Learn how easy it is to automate payment processing using the NELiX TransaX Payment Gateway. We'll show you how to quickly and securely process Credit Card or ACH transactions directly out of FileMaker Pro. Plus, we'll demonstrate how to reduce PCI Compliance risks, simple methods for automatic rebilling, processing reporting options, transactional data synching, and much more. Stop by our demonstration and learn why payment processing with NELiX TransaX is THE smart choice for FileMaker Pro developers.
|Plug-ins - Friend or Foe?||Service - Vendor Demo||General|
Marc Larochelle (Productive Computing)
Session Description Have you thought about or tried to implement a plug-in? Did you run into any issues, wonder what the best plug-in integration practices are or think about how a plug-in could expand your FileMaker Pro capabilities? Plugins are an essential developer tool allowing you to expand on FileMaker's functionality giving you more power and flexibility. Our plug-in experts will show you the fundamentals of how most plug-ins integrate, use various plug-in development strategies in real world solutions, explain how easy it is to integrate plug-ins and answer any questions you have. Plug-ins should be your friend! Let them take you to the next level. All attendees will receive 30% off of any of our 15 plug-ins or 6 solutions ... a one time offer and great opportunity to get you started!
What You Will Learn
- The various ways to integrate plug-ins into your solutions.
- Uncover the hundreds of ways a plug-in can enhance your solution.
- Explore real world examples.
- Learn cool plug-in tips and tricks.