Appendix B. Expanding Your Knowledge with Additional Resources

This book and the documentation accompanying your FileMaker Pro 9 software provide a solid foundation for using FileMaker Pro 9 and leveraging its power. However, a worldwide community of FileMaker users and developers exist, and many of them share useful information, tips, and examples of both general and specific nature.

In this appendix, we describe and enumerate many of these other useful FileMaker information sources. These sources include consulting and development services, FileMaker technical support, online and published periodicals, and references to online discussion groups and mailing lists. You can find links to this appendix's references on the book's companion Web site for those sources with an Internet presence (see Appendix C).

From the Horse's Mouth

The FileMaker, Inc., Web site ( is your contact point for online product support. But, more than just providing a technical and customer support contact point, the site is a repository of information, including links to tutorials, sample files, a directory of consultants, and compendium of various FileMaker add-ons, plug-ins, and developer tools (some freeware, some shareware, and some commercial).

In addition to these general categories, the FileMaker Web site includes viewable Webinars (recorded Web seminars); access to a broad online Knowledge Base of product issues; solutions and answers to specific questions; PDF copies of the various ...

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