ADV07 - Testable FileMaker Custom Apps - Lance Brandenberg

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Lance Brandenberg (Geist Interactive)

Session Description

With the release of FileMaker 16 and native JSON functions, it's easier than ever to create testable FileMaker apps. We will walk through a simple example of what testing is, and how it can improve your solutions. Most developers have had situations where they need to alter some existing logic, and are concerned that they might alter something with unforeseen consequences. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could ensure that your changes didn’t break existing code? Welcome to FileMaker Testing.

What you should know

How to write modular scripts, trapping for errors, and some experience with using JSON objects.

Products & Technologies

  • Pro/Advanced

Session Materials

  • Materials are not yet available for this session.

What You Will Learn

  • What is Testing?
  • How to write testable scripts
  • Benefits of testing
  • Custom functions needed for testing


Custom Functions

Error Functions

JSON Validation

Assert Functions