The World of Custom Functions

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Session Description

Starting with a survey of the different kinds of problems custom functions can be used to solve, this session will introduce a number of key concepts that developers will find useful when approaching custom functions. The focus will be on problem solving techniques and ways to create code that is effective, self-contained and portable. The session will include a demonstration of methods for debugging complex and recursive custom functions, and ways that custom functions can leverage variables and circumvent stack limits, along with a range of techniques for building robust custom function code.

Products & Technologies
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced
What You Will Learn
  • Unique problems and issues that custom functions can address
  • Differences between custom functions and regular calculation code and their respective strengths
  • Techniques for creating custom functions for a range of purposes
  • Advanced and innovative ways to structure custom functions

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