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2 Days Course

FileMaker Developer

During these two days of training, you learn to independently develop a full-fledged FileMaker app.

You first tackle advanced data modeling. Then through step-by-step development exercises, you develop an increasingly efficient system by manipulating all the model objects, by creating complex automations using scripts, calculations, lists of values, models, etc.

At the end of this training course, you have a knowledge which will allow you to continue your self-learning through research and practice.

Target Group

You want to independently develop a fully fledged FileMaker app.

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  • Know how to independently develop a fully fledged app
  • Master complex data modeling
  • Develop interfaces using all available objects
  • Understand the principles of scripting
  • Introduction to reporting
  • Configuring standard security


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Joost Kingma
Digital Transformation Consultant
FileMaker Certified Developer
Bart Van Baren
Business Unit Manager - The Netherlands
FileMaker Certified Developer
Edgar Pinho Rodrigues
Business Unit Manager
FileMaker Certified Developer
Pedro Gallego Tortosa
Business Unit Manager
Kevin Van den Brande
Digital Transformation Consultant & Trainer
FileMaker Certified Developer


Data design

  • Create tables and fields
  • Use relationships

Create an interface

  • Prepare a user interface
  • Manage and organise layouts
  • Use layout-objects
  • Field styles and value lists
  • Special layout objects
  • The advanced layout

Create calculations

  • Create simple formulas
  • Create formulas with the use of related data
  • Use of external references

Writing scripts

  • The basics
  • Interactions with users
  • Use scripts to search for data
  • Navigation

Generate reports

  • Get the information which will be included in the report
  • Generate sub-summary reports


  • Create users with access rights
  • Create privileges


You have followed the « FileMaker User & FileMaker Fundamentals » training courses, or you are familiar with the basic techniques for configuring a database, establishing relationships between tables and creating a user interface in FileMaker Pro Advanced.

What’s next?

If you wish to broaden your knowledge about FileMaker, we can advise you to follow the « FileMaker Problem Solver » training. This is a two-day training course that makes you a real expert in the development of FileMaker apps.

In practice

This training is given at our place, or at your place. A training day is from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

We can supply a computer for  you, or you can bring your own laptop with a current FileMaker Pro version installed.

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