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FileMaker releases FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker 14

Self-paced training materials get beginners started for free, and helps advanced users unlock the full capabilities of the FileMaker Platform.


Santa Clara, CA – June 2015 FileMaker Inc., announced the immediate availability of the FileMaker Training Series for FileMaker 14, in-depth training materials that help anyone create FileMaker solutions that run on iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web.

FTS: Basic Series

The free FileMaker Training Series: Basics for FileMaker 14 is targeted at beginners, while the low-cost FileMaker Training Series: Advanced for FileMaker 14 offer intermediate to advanced users instruction to build compelling customized business solutions using the newest version of FileMaker, including exercises and downloadable activity files. FTS: Basics focuses on the features and benefits of the FileMaker Platform with special attention to the newest version, FileMaker 14. Students will learn how to build a sample FileMaker solution from start to finish. 

More languages will follow

It is available in English now but on June 30, 2015 French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Dutch will follow.

Training lessons:

  • FileMaker Platform Overview
  • Using Starter Solutions
  • Viewing and Working with Data
  • Finding and Sorting Records
  • User-Centered Design
  • Importing Data
  • Creating Fields and Tables
  • Relationships
  • Layouts
  • Layout Design Tools
  • Special Layout Objects
  • Formatting Field Objects
  • User Interface Best Practices
  • Calculations
  • Scripting
  • Reporting
  • Integration
  • Security
  • Deployment

FTS: Advanced Series

The FileMaker Training Series: Advanced offers a series of nine training modules with activities, exercises, demos and videos covering a comprehensive set of topics designed to help customers master the essentials of FileMaker solution development. FTS: Advanced is targeted at intermediate to advanced developers, but anyone who creates solutions with the FileMaker Platform can increase their knowledge from these time-tested materials. This series is a key resource for becoming a FileMaker Certified Developer.

01 - FileMaker Training Series for File Maker 14 is available in FTS: Basics and Advanced (All rights reserved)

01 – FileMaker Training Series for File Maker 14 is available in FTS: Basics and Advanced (All rights reserved)

FTS: Advanced will be available to FileMaker Developer Subscribers (FDS) as part of their subscription ($99 USD subscription fee). It is also available for purchase for $19.99 USD on the FileMaker web store and from the iBooks Store both with downloadable activity files and videos.More languages will follow

More languages will follow

French, German and Japanese versions will be available on July 28, 2015.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker, Inc., an Apple subsidiary, makes software that transforms businesses by enabling users to create and run custom solutions that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web. Millions of people worldwide rely on the FileMaker Platform to share information, manage projects, track assets and more. Customer contact: 800-325-2747

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