The free FileMaker Training Series: Basics for FileMaker 14 is targeted at beginners, while the low-cost FileMaker Training Series: Advanced for FileMaker 14 offer intermediate to advanced users instruction to build compelling customized business solutions using the newest version of FileMaker, including exercises and downloadable activity files.
FileMaker Training Series: Basics for FileMaker 14 (FTS: Basics) focuses on the features and benefits of the FileMaker Platform with special attention to the newest version, FileMaker 14. Students will learn how to build a sample FileMaker solution from start to finish. FTS: Basics is available for free on the FileMaker web site (pdf format) and the iBooks Store. It is available in English now and will be available in the following languages on June 30, 2015: French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Dutch.
The lessons are:
1. FileMaker Platform Overview
2. Using Starter Solutions
3. Viewing and Working with Data
4. Finding and Sorting Records
5. User-Centered Design
6. Importing Data
7. Creating Fields and Tables
10. Layout Design Tools
11. Special Layout Objects
12. Formatting Field Objects
13. User Interface Best Practices
The FileMaker Training Series: Advanced(FTS:Advanced) offers a series of nine training modules with activities, exercises, demos and videos covering a comprehensive set of topics designed to help customers master the essentials of FileMaker solution development. FTS: Advanced is targeted at intermediate to advanced developers, but anyone who creates solutions with the FileMaker Platform can increase their knowledge from these time-tested materials. This series is a key resource for becoming a FileMaker Certified Developer.
FTS: Advanced will be available to FileMaker Developer Subscribers (FDS) as part of their subscription ($99 USD subscription fee). It is also available for purchase for $19.99 USD on the FileMaker web store (pdf format) and from the iBooks Store both with downloadable activity files and videos. French, German and Japanese versions will be available on July 28, 2015.
The modules are:
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Data
Module 3: Interface
Module 4: Solutions Logic: Calculations
Module 5: Solutions Logic: Scripting
Module 6: Reporting
Module 7: Security
Module 8: Deployment
Module 9: Integration
For more details on FileMaker 14, click here.