DevCon 2014: Guided User Interaction - D. Todd Weller

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D. Todd Weller (Cross IT Services & Solutions, LLC)


Session Code: DES004


In any database solution, the preservation of data integrity is the primary goal of every developer. With the FileMaker Platform, there are many “out of the box” features that provide the required data validation and verification. This session takes the next step and examines a number of techniques that allow the developer to guide the user through the solution in the layout layer and help preserve data integrity. We will look at the features used to present choices in such a way that the correct business processes are followed for the given solution, spotlighting some new features of FileMaker 13.


What you should know

General knowledge of FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go.


Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Go
  • FileMaker Server


What You Will Learn

  • Use of custom menus to control navigation and execute scripts instead of the Menu Item’s default action
  • Demonstrate the method for automatic layout selection and redirection depending upon application version
  • Control data views with popovers, slide controls, and object visibility
  • Improve data entry accuracy with the new iOS keyboards and “Insert from Device” script step


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