DevCon 2015: Building Dashboards With FileMaker (60 Tips and Tricks) - Luke Rochester

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Luke Rochester (Biznet)

Session Description

This is a technical session aimed predominantly at intermediate and advanced level developers who would like to build dashboards, scorecards, analytical reports, dynamic charts and dynamic tables with FileMaker. The 60 tips and tricks will be delivered as part of an end-to-end process effectively showing participants how to build a purely FileMaker dashboard from scratch. We will explore concepts like multi-dimensional schemas (star and snowflake), cubes, data warehouses, real-time collaboration and pivot summaries (using standard FileMaker tools without plug-ins or third party software). And my personal favorite: adding voice recognition to your app with Siri!

What you should know

No prior knowledge is required; however, the session will probably be most interesting for people with intermediate FileMaker skills and above.

Products & Technologies

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

What You Will Learn

  • How to build an information dashboard in FileMaker - from start to finish
  • How to use Siri to build voice recognition into your apps
  • How to collaborate in real-time and link to info objects (and why even high-end BI Tools struggle with this)
  • How to build dynamic charts and tables - perfect for analytical reports and dashboards

We sincerely regret that the video for this session is not available.


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