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July 23, 2012

FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual

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Sebastopol, CA—You don't have to be a techie to use FileMaker Pro 12, but you do need to know what you're doing. And FileMaker pros Susan Prosser (@prosserDBHQ) and Stuart Gripman (@crookedarm) can help. With their new, crystal-clear guide—FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly, $39.99 USD)—you'll learn how to create a powerful database that lets you do almost anything with your data.

"Beginners who read straight through the book will get a sense of just how deep and wide FileMaker's power are," notes Prosser about the new edition. "They'll finish with a solid introduction that takes them through intermediate concepts and into some fairly advanced topics. They'll have the confidence and skill to create their own databases. Even experienced users will find plenty to keep them interested. We explain FileMaker Pro's new features and talk about best practices for implementing them into your databases."

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get started. Tour FileMaker Pro's features and create your first database in minutes.
  • Catalog your data. View, sort, and shape information in dozens of ways.
  • Create professional documents. Publish reports, invoices, and other documents with ease.
  • Harness processing power. Use calculations and scripts to crunch numbers, search text, and automate tasks.
  • Add visual power and clarity. Create colorful charts to illustrate and summarize your data.
  • Think like a developer. Dive into the high-level features of FileMaker Pro Advanced.

Whether you are running a business, printing a catalog, or planning a wedding, you'll learn how to customize your database and put it to work.

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About the Authors

Susan Prosser, a FileMaker Certified Developer, is president and founder of DBHQ, a company that designs custom FileMaker Pro database solutions.

View Susan Prosser's full profile page.

Stuart Gripman, a FileMaker Certified Developer, is the founder of Crooked Arm Corp, a full-service FileMaker Pro consulting and development firm.

View Stuart Gripman's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920022817.do

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FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
By Susan Prosser, Stuart Gripman
Print ISBN: 9781449316280   Ebook ISBN: 9781449332389  
Pages: 960
Print Price: $39.99   Ebook Price: $31.99  

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