Given its primary role as a database product, it’s easy sometimes to forget what a great teaching tool FileMaker Pro can be. One of my favorite educational uses for it is building models to explore problem spaces, for example…
- viewing all possible outcomes for a problem with boundary conditions
- conducting trials to confirm the likelihood of a predicted outcome
- using “brute force” to find the solution to a complex problem
..and today we’re going to look at an example of each of these.