Build-On Tutorial:

iPad Sign-In

Event Management Template: iPad Sign-In


Tutorial summary

This Build-On lets your team sign in attendees at an event right from their iPads.

What to expect

When you’re done with this Build-on, your team will be able to:

  • Flag an event as available on the iPad (only flagged events will show to iPad users)
  • Log in to your app from an iPad and choose from a list of events
  • See a list of registrations for a chosen event
  • Filter those registrations to easily find a specific attendee
  • Mark attendees as “checked in” from the iPad

Getting started

You will need a few elements before you begin this tutorial.

1. FileMaker Pro Advanced

You will use FileMaker Pro Advanced on your desktop to do all of the work in these tutorials. This is used both for development and to access your FileMaker app on the desktop.

If you don’t have a copy, you can download a free trial.

Download FileMaker Pro Advanced

2. Event Management Template core file

Before you begin, download the Event Management template core file. If you have already made adjustments to it, either on your own or from another Build-On, make sure to save a copy as a back-up before beginning this tutorial.

When you’re ready to begin, open the file on your desktop with FileMaker Pro Advanced, then you can walk through each lesson, step by step.

Download core file

3. FileMaker Go

This Build-On includes mobile features, which you will want to test as you build them. Download FileMaker Go from the App Store onto your mobile device, so you can access your app from your iPhone or iPad.

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