SQL Basics for FileMaker Developers

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GREG LANE (SKELETON KEY)

Session Description

FileMaker has continuously improved its SQL-related features and with the addition of the ExecuteSQL function in FileMaker 12, every developer can benefit from knowing a bit of SQL. This session will focus on the basics of writing SQL queries and how to use those queries within FileMaker calculations and scripts. We'll also look at practical examples of how to use SQL to integrate with other systems and to leverage FileMaker data within calculations with freedom of context.

Products & Technologies
  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Go
  • ODBC
  • SQL
  • plug-ins
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
What You Will Learn
  • Learn to write basic SQL queries
  • Learn about ways to use SQL with FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go
  • Discover ways to use FileMaker to integrate data with other systems
  • Explore techniques using the ExecuteSQL function to simplify your relationships graph and use data from any context

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