DevCon 2015: Data Visualization with FileMaker - Telling the Story Behind Your Data - Vince Lackner

Video created by mark_baum on Sep 3, 2015

    Vince Lackner (The Lackner Group, Inc.)

    Session Description

    Data visualization involves the use of engaging graphics and animation to give meaning and insight to data. There is probably an important story lurking in your data. The most effective way to tell that story is through rich data visualization.


    This session will demonstrate how FileMaker data can be structured to take advantage of the amazing world of data analytics and business intelligence software. We will explore how to connect FileMaker to third-party data visualization tools like Tableau.


    Lastly, we will look at how to bring data visualization into FileMaker itself using HTML and JavaScript to build rich engaging charts and graphs that you can place directly on a FileMaker layout.

    What you should know

    Basic understanding of FileMaker scripting and calculations.

    Products & Technologies

    • FileMaker Pro
    • FileMaker Pro Advanced

    What You Will Learn

    • What is data visualization¶
    • Why is data visualization important
    • How to connect FileMaker to third-party data visualization tools
    • How to build data visualizations inside FileMaker itself


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