DevCon 2015: Introduction to Server-Side Scripting - Greg Lane

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Greg Lane (Skeleton Key)

Session Description

FileMaker Server has a powerful script engine for running your FileMaker scripts either on a schedule or on demand when called by the ‘Perform Script on Server’ script step from any client. This session will help you understand why and how to use server-side scripting to improve performance, access plug-in functions from FileMaker Go, and develop mobile solutions with enhanced features and responsiveness. We’ll also explore a variety of techniques for writing and debugging server-side scripts more efficiently.

What you should know

Experience with writing FileMaker scripts is recommended.

Products & Technologies

  • FileMaker Pro
  • FileMaker Pro Advanced
  • FileMaker Go
  • FileMaker Server

What You Will Learn

  • How to dramatically improve remote performance for data-intensive tasks
  • Discover ways to use plug-in features from FileMaker Go
  • How to troubleshoot server-side scripts
  • To understand the security and context implications of using server-side scripts


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