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FileMaker Pro Database Integration With Flash To Star at FlashForward 2006


SANTA CLARA, CA and AUSTIN, TX (FlashForward Conference) – Sept. 11, 2006 – Creating applications combining Flash and FileMaker Pro will be featured at the FlashForward 2006 Conference, Sept. 11-14, at the Hilton Austin, Austin, TX ( ).

The session will highlight real-world applications used by The Oscars,â the City of Los Angeles, MIT, and many other organizations, all of which integrate FileMaker Pro database software and Flash.

“Creating Dynamic Database Application Interfaces with Flash 8,” will be 4:30 - 5:45 p.m.., Thursday, Sept. 14, and will be presented by Cris Ippolite, president and founder of iSolutions, Inc., Los Angeles, CA ( ).

Ippolite will introduce attendees to FileMaker Pro 8.5, a cross-platform database software featuring the new Web Viewer control allowing web technologies, including Flash to play inside FileMaker layouts. The session will demonstrate how to integrate databases with Flash applications to create Web-based or network-based dynamic graphic applications. He will show how Flash can be used to create client-server applications leveraging databases on the back-end, and the ease with which even Flash developers with no database development experience can build dynamic, compelling graphical applications.

More than 100,000 creative professionals worldwide use FileMaker Pro within advertising agencies, web development firms, direct mail companies, print firms, motion picture and video production companies, photography studios, graphics design agencies, animation studios, publishing and TV studios.

FileMaker offers a 30-day free trial of FileMaker Pro 8.5, including the FileMaker Creative Pro Starter Kit, featuring a bundle of ready-to-use solutions for creative professionals and managers, at

Cris Ippolite is a FileMaker 7 and FileMaker 8 certified developer as well as one of 29 Partner level FileMaker Solutions Alliance members. He writes for FileMaker Advisor magazine and Create magazine and has authored two technical briefs for FileMaker, Inc. He is also a speaker at several technology conferences including Flash-Forward, FileMaker Developer Conference and MacWorld Expo.

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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