||WinAutomation offers excellent programmable
macro features on Windows.
||Make linefeeds for Access - corrects
issues with line ending characters which might exist within FileMaker
records migrated to Access. [Donation requested.]
Edition Using FileMaker Pro 9
||912 Pages, by Jesse Feiler. This book
provides many excellent development techniques which you would typically
only learn about at the annual FileMaker DevCon. The Calculation
Function and Script Step reference sections provide some great examples
of using each Calculation Function or Script Step.
9 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
||600 Pages, by Steve Lane,
Bob Bowers, Scott Love, Chris Moyer. This book is a companion book
to the Special Edition Using FileMaker Pro 9 book listed above.
It lists each of the Calculation Functions and Script Steps in detail
and with examples. There is also a handy list of FileMaker error
codes too. The Specifications and Storage Limits reference has frequently
been useful to verify number of user limits for file hosting, and
field size limits and formats.
Pro 7 Advanced For Windows and Macintosh : Visual QuickPro Guide
||443 Pages, by Cynthia L. Baron and Daniel
Peck This book provides a thorough discussion of developing FileMaker
7 databases using a clearly illustrated step by step writing style.
||Intelligent Converters offers a wide
range of conversion utilities for databases and word processors.
Their products include converters for Access-to-MSSQL, Access-to-MySQL,
Oracle-to-MSSQL, Oracle-to-Excel, PDF-to-Word, PDF-to-Text, Text-to-PDF,
and many more.
Guide to Programming with CGI.pm
||310 Pages, by Lincoln Stein. This book
is the definitive guide to CGI.pm written by Lincoln Stein, the
author of the CGI.pm Perl module. This book has been a valuable
reference during the development of the Perl CGI scripts generated
by FmPro Migrator Enterprise Edition. Many valuable tips and security
best practices have been gleaned from this book and implemented
into the Perl CGI scripts in order to insure that the scripts are
robust and secure.
||992 Pages, by Paul DuBois.
The MySQL Cookbook follows in the fine tradition of O'Reilly cookbook
series books by providing concise answers to a multitude of questions
regarding MySQL. This book has been instrumental in getting up to
speed quickly on the MySQL database during the development of the
FileMaker to MySQL migration scripts. In addition to providing MySQL
database info, this book has also provided helpful ideas for image
manipulation via Perl CGI scripts and recordset paging.
The Definitive Guide
||369 Pages, by Ben Laurie,
Peter Laurie. This Apache book has been a good reference guide for
many years. This info has been useful for writing the Apache setup,
configuration and troubleshooting information incorporated within
the FmPro Migrator Perl CGI instructions file and online help documentation.
System Administration Handbook
||900 Pages, by Evi Nemeth, Snyder, Seebass,
Hein et al (3rd Edition - purple cover) This well-known system administration
book has been a continual reference during the Installgen software
development process. It covers multiple versions of UNIX (Solaris,
HP-UX, FreeBSD), and now includes LINUX in the latest edition. There
is also a Linux-only
edition by the same authors, with additional contributing authors.
||This excellent resource has been used
continuously throughout the development of the Installgen and Repgen
applications. Anytime you need to find out quickly how to do something
in Perl this is a good place to look.
the Perl DBI
||362 Pages, by Alligator Descartes and
Tim Bunce. This book is a very nice improvement over the electronic
documentation provided with the Perl DBI Perl module software. It
has been a good reference for a number of web-database integration
programs written by .com Solutions Inc.