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2006 FileMaker Developer Conference Set for Aug. 13-17


New tracks for fundamentals, advanced, and Web developers; Register now to save $200

SANTA CLARA, CA, April 3, 2006 - Registration is now open for the FileMaker Developer Conference, Aug. 13-17, 2006, at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida, FileMaker, Inc. announced today.

This year’s conference is themed “Bringing FileMaker Solutions to the Web.” It is expected to draw more than 1,200 corporate, education, government, non-profit and independent FileMaker database developers and customers, from more than 30 countries. The conference features more than 60 sessions – the most ever – grouped for the first time into four tracks.

Conference speakers, leading FileMaker experts, will explore the breakthroughs in web integration, ease-of-use, customized solution design and developer productivity using the award-winning FileMaker 8 line of database software.

“The increasing popularity of FileMaker has attracted a new generation of developers that is helping take FileMaker into new solution environments,” said Dominique Goupil, president of FileMaker, Inc. “And most of our developers are looking at how FileMaker’s web capabilities can enhance their competitiveness in delivering best practices for their customers.”

This year’s FileMaker Developer Conference, now entering its 11th year, will include more than 60 sessions divided into four major tracks: Fundamentals Track, Advanced Track, Web Publishing Track, and Workshop Track. In addition to a wide range of technical sessions, the conference will offer a multi-vendor product showcase featuring FileMaker third-party solutions and products, meetings with FileMaker engineers, product managers, and technical support team members, special interest meetings, and the 2006 FileMaker Excellence Awards, along with many other social and networking events. FileMaker President Dominique Goupil will deliver the opening keynote session.

Conference Session Overview
A partial listing of sessions includes: 10 Steps to Building a Content Management System Using FileMaker Pro and PHP; Rethink Script Design; Use FileMaker Pro 8 in a “Web 2.0” World Advanced FileMaker Pro Techniques; Data Modeling Free-for-All; Take Your FileMaker Pro 8 Solution to a Vertical Market; Create Dynamic Graphical Interfaces with FileMaker, XML and Flash; Build a Multi-Language Interface in FileMaker Pro; Access Web Services from FileMaker Pro; An Inside Look at Using PHP with FileMaker; FileMaker Engineers Share What’s “Under the Hood”.

For online registration, a conference brochure and a complete listing of the sessions and schedule, go to or

Early Bird Discounted Registration
Registrants signing up for the conference by June 30 will receive $200 off the regular fee.

The FileMaker Developer Conference is co-sponsored by FileMaker, Inc. and Advisor Media, Inc., publishers of FileMaker Advisor Magazine. The conference speakers, content and other elements are subject to change without notice or obligation.

About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc.


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