Susan Prosser, a FileMaker Certified Developer says, "FileMaker Pro 10 is a game changer. The new interface, with the toolbar moved to the top of the screen, has all its old power, plus some great new tricks. The new toolbar is slick and modern, but old hands will need to re-orient themselves to the look and feel. And Script Triggers give database developers unprecedented power. Using them properly means changing the way you think about handling automation."
Keeping these changes in mind, the authors knew they would be writing to a diverse audience. As Susan notes, "We knew that the Missing Manual needed to serve experienced users who would want to harness the new power quickly. But we also took care to keep new FileMaker users in mind as we wrote."
Each chapter in this fully updated edition covers the latest timesaving features of FileMaker Pro 10, including saved finds and a redesigned toolbar that reveals information and features more clearly than ever. You'll learn how to import information from the new Bento consumer database (Mac only), write scripts to make your database even easier to use, and send email without leaving FileMaker. This guide will help you get in, build your database, and get the results you need, whether you're running a business, pursuing a hobby, or planning your retirement. It's the ideal guide for non-technical and experienced folks alike.
With this book, you will:
You'll also get objective advice on which features are really useful, and which aren't. To make the most of this database, you need FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual--the book that should have been in the box.
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Geoff Coffey has been helping people solve problems with FileMaker Pro for over 12 years. He is a partner at Six Fried Rice (http://sixfriedrice.com), a FileMaker Pro consulting and training firm based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Susan Prosser is a reformed journalist who has developed FileMaker databases for more than 15 years, but returns to her roots by writing curriculum for other developers.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9780596154233
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