11. Developing for Multiuser Deployment
Developing for Multiple Users
Some of the best, most lovingly developed FileMaker Pro systems are only ever used by a single person. Then there are the rest of the databases out there. FileMaker Pro enjoys a graceful growth curve from single-user applications to systems that support enterprise-level workgroups and operations of hundreds of users.
We can be thankful that this graceful transition from single user to multiuser means that issues to take into consideration when building multiuser systems are reasonably modest. Much of what you already know about building FileMaker Pro systems—regardless of your planned deployment—also applies directly to building a multiuser application.
In this chapter we cover ...