Build Your Own Custom Apps with the #1 Workplace Innovation Platform in the World

If you are new to FileMaker, this class will show you how to harness its power. Learn the basics of FileMaker as a user and then move on to the role of being a FileMaker developer. With plenty of hands-on experience, by the end of your training with us you will have a basic understanding of how to approach advanced topics such as FileMaker integrations.

Training Day Outline: 9 am-5 pm

  • Basics: Becoming a Power FileMaker User
  • Custom Application Fundamentals
  • Build It: Create your own custom app that works on macOS, Windows, iOS (iPad/iPhone) and the web – Layout design, table and field creation, relationships, and automation
  • Lunch
  • Integrations: Connecting FileMaker to the World – Claris Connect, fmFlare, and other solutions
  • Saving Money: Getting FileMaker licensing and hosting at the best price

In addition to lunch, the following is included with the class:

  • eBook: “Solving the Digital Technology Puzzle: How FileMaker Fits”
  • Platform: FileMaker license and hosting for 1 month
  • Software: fmIgnite Starter – A solid foundation for building FileMaker-based business solutions
  • Software: fmFlare Starter – Native FileMaker modules built by developers for developers. Connect FileMaker to the world of APIs and cloud services, with included example file

Additional concepts covered:

  • What kinds of solutions can be built with FileMaker?
  • Creating fields such as calculations, summary, container, dates and timestamp
  • The relationships graph
  • Writing basic FileMaker scripts
  • Setting up FileMaker security

Training takes place at the offices of LuminFire, conveniently located just north of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Register below to reserve your place or call to discuss your unique training needs.

LuminFire Desk/Office Rental

Classes are taught by Tim Cimbura, CEO and Software Engineer at LuminFire. For over 25 years, Tim has been known in the FileMaker industry as an innovative expert and has spoken at numerous international developer conferences.

Tim grew LuminFire from a one-person consulting company to an agency of 20 full-time employees that has been newly named one of the “Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States” by Inc. 5000. LuminFire is also the only FileMaker Business Alliance Platinum partner in the upper midwest, and is the winner of multiple FileMaker Excellence Awards.

FileMaker has been key to LuminFire’s success. Let us teach you how to use FileMaker to build your business too.

Cost is $499/day. A $100 deposit reserves your spot.

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