1. FileMaker Overview

FileMaker and Its Marketplace

However you approach FileMaker, some core strengths of the platform are important for all types of users:

Flexibility—Working with FileMaker is inherently open ended. Users can easily create ad hoc data queries, quickly manage data entry, add functionality to a live system, or deploy to the Web in minutes.

Ease of use—The folks at FileMaker, Inc., have labored hard to make FileMaker as approachable as humanly possible. Day-to-day users can easily learn how to add fields to a database, create reports, add form layouts, and more. With FileMaker Pro, organizations can be less dependent on specialized software engineers.

Mobility—With the companion apps, FileMaker Go for iPad and FileMaker ...

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