[ANNC] Leading FileMaker Developer publishes first book, FileMaker® & Me - 06-20-2012 , 11:03 AM
Excelisys Inc. has announced the publication of Michael Rocharde’s*FileMaker® & Me , an interactive, multimedia ebook created for the iPad® and available exclusively at the iTunes® store.
Over the course of his 25-year career as a FileMaker® Pro Developer—10 of those as a member of the Excelisys team—Michael has published more than 40 articles and developed several commercial products, one of which was the highly acclaimed ISP Billing Software. With the publication of*FileMaker® & Me, Rocharde offers more than 220 pages worth of hard-fought insight drawn from 25 years in the FileMaker® trenches, including chapters on:
·****** Finding a Starting Point
·****** Reworking Somebody Else’s Design
·****** Reworking Your Own Design
·****** WYS is not always WYG
·****** Using Tab Panels
·****** Using Conditional Formatting
·****** Understanding and Using Variables
·****** The Power of Virtual List
·****** Tips & Tricks
·****** and much, much more.
FileMaker® & Me*has already garnered praise from the FileMaker® community, including Chris Ippolite, president and founder of iSolutions, Inc., a Los Angeles-based custom software and Web design firm, and one of only 30Platinum-level FileMaker® Solution Alliance members in the world. “Treat this book as a necessary resource, and combine it with the rich toolset that FileMaker® 12 offers, and you’ll find yourself creating successful‘solutions’ for your users time after time.”
FileMaker® & Me*includes dozens of interface examples from some of the best interface designers in the FileMaker® community, and hundreds of screenshots and pages of useful resources to help FileMaker® developers of all abilities on their journey. “Although it is primarily aimed at beginner to intermediate developers, I think that everybody who works with FileMaker® will find something of interest and value in it,” Rocharde said.
"Michael offers a unique perspective on building solutions based on his experiences—the good, the bad and the ugly," said Geoff Ryle, co-founder of Excelisys. "This book is an excellent addition to any developer’s libraryof resources."
FileMaker® & Me*by Michael Rocharde is available for purchase exclusively at the iTunes® store.
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