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FileMaker® 12 Developers Reference: Functions, Scripts, Commands, and Grammars by Scott Love, Dawn Heady, Bob Bowers, Steve Lane

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Chapter 16. Designing for FileMaker Go

FileMaker Go 12 is a full-fledged FileMaker client and can generally run any FileMaker 12 database. Nevertheless, you can greatly improve your users’ experience by designing workflows that you optimize for the touch interface. This is especially true when the users will be accessing the database with an iPhone or iPod touch.

Chapter 15, “FileMaker Go Specifications,” outlined the Specifications of FileMaker Go and highlighted the differences between it and FileMaker Pro. This chapter delves into design considerations for optimizing performance and usability for systems refined for FileMaker Go.

File Architecture

When you develop specifically for FileMaker Go, begin by determining the answers to some key ...

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