Tutorial 201:


Tutorial 201: Create


What to expect

In this tutorial, you’ll learn the basic skills you need to create a custom app using the FileMaker Platform.

Each lesson includes all the sample files to complete the exercises so you can follow along. At the end of the course, you will have created a simple, custom app that can be used on an iPad or on the desktop.  

Lesson plan

The Create Tutorial includes the following lessons along with the amount of time it'll take to complete each of them:

Lesson #1 Plan 3 videos | 12 minutes

Lesson #2 Data Model 2 videos | 8 minutes

Lesson #3 Tables, Fields and Relationships 3 videos | 16 minutes

Lesson #4 Layouts 2 videos | 16 minutes

Lesson #5 Portals 2 videos | 13 minutes

Lesson #6 User Experience 2 videos | 16 minutes

Lesson #7 Calculations 1 video | 9 minutes

Lesson #8 Reports 1 video | 11 minutes

Lesson #9 Scripts 2 videos | 20 minutes

Lesson #10 Accounts 1 video | 10 minutes

What you'll need

With the FileMaker Platform, you create apps using FileMaker Pro Advanced on a Mac or Windows computer, then you can use those apps on Mac, Windows, iPad, iPhone or on the web using a browser.

So even if you don't have an iPad, you'll be able to complete most of the lessons in this course. Before you start, you should have FileMaker Pro Advanced installed on your computer.

If you don’t have it installed yet, go to www.filemaker.com to download a free trial. When that's done, you're ready to get started!