Kyo Logic president John Mathewson will host the next FileMaker Academy webinar on Tuesday, December 16. The webinar, titled "Design Awesome Applications with FileMaker Themes," will focus on the customization of applications built on this Apple-owned relational database software.
Mathewson will explain the advantages of theme- and style-based customization solutions over free-form customization with a detailed look under the hood at the finer points of FileMaker development. He will also provide a guide to building these themes along with tips to make the process easier and get the most out of the software.
The webinar will present solutions for both desktop and mobile versions. Along with an introduction to themes in FileMaker 12 and 13, Mathewson will deal specifically with how to optimize them for the iOS-based FileMaker Go and other cloud and network solutions. He will also expand on the use of styles and themes for WebDirect, a system for creating custom FileMaker solutions for web browsers.
"The hour-long webinar will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET on December 16."
Themes were introduced with FileMaker 12, and version 13 features 51 of them. Theme customization makes apps more user-friendly, which has a direct effect on their performance and network traffic.
The hour-long webinar will begin at 2:00 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT) on December 16. Developers, FileMaker managers and users who want to learn more about the benefits and logistics of themes can register at this link. Mathewson will also be presenting at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as at a meeting of the Boston-Area FileMaker Developer Association.
The FM Academy has seven members throughout the United States, all of which are platinum-level members of the FileMaker Business Alliance. Based out of Westport, Connecticut, Kyo Logic serves companies in the Northeast by providing help with FileMaker customization, development, implementation and support.