DevCon 2014: Redesign in FileMaker 13 - Ibrahim Bittar

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Ibrahim Bittar (Eikonsys)


Session Code: COR013


Do you have an old solution that you want to rebuild but don't know where to start? This session will show you the process to completely rebuild an old FileMaker Pro 5 solution in FileMaker Pro 13 from scratch, taking advantage of all the new features. You'll also learn about user interface design and the decision process used to determine which feature goes where. We'll show you how to properly use styles, popovers, sliders, custom themes, along with the tools we already know. If you are new to FileMaker 13 this session will blow your mind.

What you should know

Attendees must have a basic understanding of FileMaker such as how to create layouts, buttons and simple scripts. A basic background of graphic design and image edition would be desirable but not limiting.


Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Go
  • FileMaker WebDirect


What You Will Learn

  • Establish graphic design rules that give certainty that the functionality is intuitive to the user
  • Learn how to properly use styles and how to save time and effort with them
  • Using the hide object feature to minimize user errors
  • Optimize code for FAST WAN access and in preparation to FileMaker WebDirect


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