ORLANDO, FL Aug.13, 2001 Over 1200 corporate and independent FileMaker database developers from around the world gathered today at Disneys Coronado Springs Resort in Florida, to explore The Wonderful World of FileMaker, at the FileMaker Developer Conference 2001.
FileMaker and Macromedia will demonstrate new ways to integrate FileMaker Pro 5 Unlimited, the leading workgroup database over the Web, with Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev 4, which enables efficient code-level and visual authoring of Web applications. UltraDev 4 is the only product on the market that provides a single visual environment for authoring applications that can use Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP), Sun Microsystems JavaServer Pages (JSP), or ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML).
"This is great news to our many customers that need the kind of power and sophistication that Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev provides for deploying their FileMaker databases to the web," said Chris Trytten, Director, Product Management, FileMaker, Inc.
A detailed tutorial, co-authored by FileMaker and Macromedia, is available at
Other conference highlights include over 50 in-depth sessions on the companys recently launched products, FileMaker Pro 5.5 and FileMaker Server 5.5, and upcoming products, FileMaker Pro 5.5 Unlimited and FileMaker Developer 5.5. All conference attendees are eligible to receive a free copy of the FileMaker Developer 5.5 preview edition, the tool of choice for developers creating custom professional solutions. In addition, Michael Miller, editor-in-chief, PC Magazine, will address attendees as keynote closing speaker.
Host of FileMaker third-party solutions launched:
Over 30 new FileMaker third-party products and solutions will be unveiled during the conference. They include the following:
Troi Automatisering, a leading FileMaker Plug in developer, is shipping two new powerful Plug ins for FileMaker Pro databases: Troi Plug in Power CD-ROM volume 6 ($19 U.S.) for FileMaker Pro 5.5 on Macintosh and Windows, which contains twelve Troi Plug ins for FileMaker Pro; and Troi Graphic Plug in 1.1 ($49 U.S.) that adds graphics functions to FileMaker Pro 5.5. <http://www.troi.com/>
A.E. Wood & Erickson is releasing SyncDeK 4.0 a unique synchronization engine for FileMaker Pro, which includes Version Update Manager (VUM). <http://www.SyncDeK.com/>
Chaparral Software & Consulting Services, Inc. is launching Brushfire, a cross-reference and reporting tool that allows FileMaker Pro users to quickly and completely analyze scripts. <http://www.chapsoft.com/>
Ki Systems, Inc. is delivering Ki Biz System, Summer 2001 edition ($500 U.S.), a powerful multi-user, fully integrated customizable Business Management System. <http://www.kibizsystems.com/>
ClickWare, Inc. is announcing the availability of source code for its ClickQuery ($3,500 U.S.) product, a FileMaker Pro based point-and-click SQL reporting tool.
Osh Vay Associates announces the September 1st availability of CDM Pro, a robust clinical data management system specifically developed for the needs of school-based therapists. <http://www.oshvay.com/>
d-Werks is launching TrapEase, a unique and effective tool to test, trap and display errors in FileMaker Pro databases. <http://www.d-werks.com/>
Waves in Motion is introducing the new oAzium Smart Card Plug in for FileMaker Pro, a complete tool kit required to build a FileMaker Pro Smart Card driven solution. The company is also showcasing beta versions of upcoming products: Visualizer 1.0 for instant database relationship entity diagrams, and Analyzer 3.0 a new comprehensive system for documenting and debugging FileMaker pro databases. <http://www.wmotion.com/>
Ascending Technologies is unveiling Calendar Monster 1.2 ($49 U.S.), a major upgrade offering enhanced search and navigation capabilities, simpler interface and native multi-platform support for Windows and Mac OS X. <http://www.asctech.com/>
Information Technology Systems, Inc. (ITS) is shipping ServTrak 1.0 ($99 U.S.), a powerful entry-level web based solution for Help Desk tracking. <http://www.infotechsys.net/>
Comm-Unity Networking Systems is launching three new products: POP3it 3.0 ($65 U.S.), a flexible FileMaker Plug in that allows users to receive email directly into FileMaker without the aid of other applications; SMTPit 3.0 ($65 U.S.) which lets users send emails directly from FileMaker; and FTPit 1.1 ($45 U.S.) facilitating file transfers from FileMaker directly onto an FTP site. <http://www.cnsPlugins.com/>
For FileMaker Mobile Companion users, Brian Dunning is announcing the release of FMPasap, a new mobile channel exclusively for FileMaker Pro mobile users (free for FileMaker Pro community), available for Palm and Pocket PC handhelds.
CoreSolutions Development, in partnership with Clickware, makes known the availability of ODBC Plug in training in Toronto, Oct. 11-12, 2001. CoreSolutions also offer FileMaker Pro classes in three Canadian cities: Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver. <http://www.coresolutions.ca/>
Applied Arts is previewing its upcoming Truckin Buddy version 3, an accounting and dispatching software for the transportation industry. The company is also announcing the availability of The Schedule Program (SchedPro), scheduling and billing software for FileMaker Pro 5 and 5.5, with support on Macintosh and Windows platforms. <http://www.a2soft.com/>
Productive Computing, Inc. is launching the multi-user Calendar version 2, which allows up to 250 simultaneous users to track their individual and others calendars. <http://www.productivecomputing.com/>
VizMotion, Inc. is launching Miranda Suite, a set of software tools developed for the entertainment industry, designed to aid project execution from idea, to development, to completion. <http://www.vizmotion.com/>
Medical Databases is showing its new product CalendarFM, a cross-platform Plug in giving users great flexibility in handling their calendars. <http://www.practicemaker.com/>
Many of the new products mentioned above will be demonstrated at the Exhibitor Showcase running throughout the conference. The vendors exhibiting this year are: A.E. Wood & Erickson; Apple Computer, Inc.; Applied Arts Ltd.; Ascending Technologies; BlueWorld Communications, Inc.; Batty Notions; BreakPoint Books & More; Chris Moyer Consulting; Chaparral Software & Consulting Services, Inc.; Cleveland Consulting, Inc.; Co-Media Marketing; Comm-Unity Networking Systems; d-Werks; Data Designs; ECXS Information Systems BV; EGM; FileMaker, Inc.; FMPtraining.com; Genwest Systems, Inc; Interactive Ink, Inc.; Kagi; LeSaux Media Services; MacAcademy/Windows Academy; Macromedia, Inc.; Medical Databases; Metro Technologies, LLC.; MightyData; New Millennium Communications, Inc.; ODI Technologies, Inc.; Productive Computing Inc.; Professional Data Management; TechRocks; Troi Automatisering; Waves in Motion; Advisor Media, Inc. and more.
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