18. Advanced FileMaker Solution Architecture

This chapter focuses on a variety of architectures and techniques used in FileMaker solutions. You might encounter them as you modify and update existing FileMaker solutions; you also might adopt them in new solutions that you create. Many of these techniques involve managing windows, which, after all, are at the heart of traditional graphical user interfaces. As time and technology have changed, the role of windows in interfaces has changed. Most significantly, on mobile devices the concept of multiple windows has changed. What might have been implemented as multiple windows on a desk- or laptop computer may now be implemented by several views within a single window or even by a sequence of views. ...

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