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

Video created by mark_baum on Sep 3, 2015

    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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