Order Management Sample app

Take control of your
order management.

Streamline your product inventory process using the Order Management Sample app. In just a tap, sales staff can submit a transaction directly from the sales floor and inventory managers can scan product bar codes using their mobile device.

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Discover the possibilities.

The Order Management Sample app was developed using the FileMaker Platform, which allows for rapid development of custom apps. The app is open-source, so you can use it as-is to manage customer orders and inventory. You can also put on your developer hat and customize the app for your business, or just dive into the code to learn how it was built.

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Planning the Order Management app

Custom apps are crafted to support your specific workflows. In this video, you’ll learn the use cases that drove the design of the Order Management Sample app, so you can anticipate whether this will suit your processes or whether you'll want to make adjustments to it. Use this as a starting point for thinking through your own workflows.

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How the Order Management app works

This video will walk you through how to use the Order Management Sample app. You'll see how your sales staff can find and update customer info, create orders, and quickly add products either by searching the app or scanning the product bar code. Completed orders will automatically decrease inventory stores. As an inventory manager, you can add products, store photos of them, and update on-hand amounts to account for purchases and audits.

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Under the hood of the Order Management app

If you're a developer, this video is for you. Look under the hood to see the code and understand the design decisions behind the Order Management Sample app. Walk through the customer search feature, see how the app uses a virtual list to display discounts, and learn how to pull data into a chart using an Execute SQL script step and custom functions.

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Test drive the Order Management Sample app.

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Planning the Order Management app

How the Order Management app works

Under the hood of the Order Management app