9 Replies Latest reply on Feb 28, 2016 9:13 PM by macwombat

    Complementary Technologies/Platforms/Code to FileMaker

    macwombat

      In a different thread wimdecorte said "I do a fair bit of C# and Ruby coding".  I've noticed a lot of experienced FM developers and FM development houses integrate FM with other technologies/platforms/code.

       

      I've only worked professionally as a developer for the last 5 years.  My background is not IT.  I'm a Pastor, but currently part time, so have been supporting my family with FM development work.  Given the time constraints of the above, I've been wondering for some time if I should try to pick up some additional skills that would be complementary to FM, or just concentrate on FM alone.  I did a few online lessons in PHP a couple of years ago and started to have a look at Xcode, but haven't pursued anything further.

       

      My questions to the FM community:

      1.  Is there a future for an FM developer who doesn't have skills in complementary technologies/platforms/code?

      2.  If I was to invest the time into learning something else what would be the best thing to learn.

       

      Looking forward to hearing what others think?