Creating a Password Manager in FileMaker
What you'll learn
- Learn how to create layouts using themes and styles
- Write scripts and calculations
- Create relationships
- Design Tables
- Create housekeeping fields
- Recreate the toolbar and gain more screen real estate
- Create a basic open script
- Use script triggers
- Interface design
- Notes portal
- Adaptive related record addition and deletion
- Security including accounts, privilege sets, extended privileges and file access
- Custom menus
- File options
- Random password creation
- Preferences for a single-user solution
- Buttons including scripted buttons and popovers
- Students should be familiar with the basics of browse, find, layout and preview mode which can be achieved by taking any of the beginner courses also available on Udemy
- The course is taught using FileMaker 17 but can be taken by any with FileMaker 13 or later
Learn FileMaker Scripting, Calculations, Relationships and Layout Design while creating a password management solution from the guy who actually wrote the book, Scriptology: FileMaker Pro Demystified. With over two decades of experience teaching FileMaker, John Mark Osborne will help you understand tough FileMaker concepts with ease. Beginner/Intermediate FileMaker techniques will be taught throughout this tutorial. In order to better understand every nut and bolt that goes into designing a solution, a single file will be created from scratch. The chosen solution is a password management solution that organizes the plethora of passwords needed in this digital age. The completed FileMaker file at each stage is provided to assist with the learning process.
Who this course is for:
- Students will learn how to design a complete solution from the ground up including layout design, scripting, calculations and relational design
- A Content or Password Management solution will be used as the basis for the course but the concepts learned can be applied to any solution
- This is an beginner/intermediate course with some beginner and some intermediate material
John Mark Osborne has been working with FileMaker Pro for over 20 years. He earned his FileMaker Pro degree working on the frontlines of Claris technical support. John was the Technical Lead for FileMaker, serving as an escalation path for other technical support representatives and writing a large portion of TechInfo (now called Knowledgebase), their technical information reference. John also acted as a liaison between the technical support department and the FileMaker development team, reporting bugs, attending product meetings and acting as resource for the development team.
John Mark is best known as the author of the popular FileMaker Pro web site Database Pros. The Database Pros web site has been on the internet for 20 years and gets over 35,000 hits a day by offering free FileMaker Pro tips, tricks and techniques.
John Mark is also well known as the co-author of the wildly popular Scriptology book and CD ROM. John Mark launched a hands-on training class based on his Scriptology book and it has become so popular that it is now taught at MacWorld Exposition in San Francisco and New York. Most recently, John Mark was one of twelve trainers in the United States authorized to teach their new FileMaker Training Series of classes.
John Mark has been a featured speaker at the FileMaker Developer Conference for 15 years. At the 1999 Developer Conference, he was awarded the FileMaker Pro Excellence award for "creation of outstanding technical resources".
John Mark is a former technical editors for Advisor magazine working on the tips and tricks section which is the most popular column in the magazine.
John Mark has recorded beginner, intermediate and advanced tutorial videos for FileMaker 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 totaling thousands of hours.
John Mark Osborne is an FBA member (FileMaker Business Alliance) working closely with FileMaker, Inc. and their most important customers. John Mark Osborne has also passed the rigorous FileMaker 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 certification tests and is proud to display the FileMaker 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,15, 16 and 17 certification logos.