26. Deploying and Extending FileMaker

FileMaker Deployment Options

One of the strengths of FileMaker is that a solution can be deployed in various ways. It can be used by a single user running FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Pro Advanced, it can be shared with peer-to-peer networking, it can run on FileMaker Server, or with FileMaker Server Advanced it can be published to the Web. This chapter explores runtime solutions, kiosk solutions, and plug-ins—additional ways to deploy FileMaker databases.

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Perhaps the most popular deployment option today involves FileMaker Go and the iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). That topic is covered in ...

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