FileMaker Developer Conference 2000
Slated for August 27-30
Worldwide conference for corporate and independent FileMaker developers to
focus on future directions of data for the Web and Workgroups. Register
online at www.filemaker.com/devcon
SANTA CLARA, Calif., -- May 8, 2000 -- "The Future of Data: Workgroup, Web
and Beyond" will be the theme of the FileMaker Developer Conference 2000,
to take place August 27-30 at the Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa,
Palm Desert, California, it was announced by FileMaker, Inc. The annual
conference will boast a wide variety of general, business and technical
sessions focused on current and future directions of FileMaker Pro database
Last year's conference, which drew a record 1,200 corporate and independent
FileMaker Pro database developers from 28 countries, featured several new
product previews by FileMaker, Inc.
Quotes from last year's attendees
"A marvelous sense of the FileMaker community/family - FileMaker truly
values their users and developers," said Susan Chandlee, BSW International.
"It was the most well developed, information-intensive experience I have
attended. I would highly recommend it for all ability levels. Tremendous
value!" commented Donna Reynolds, Minuteman Tech HS.
"One of the most eye opening, informative and enjoyable experiences in my
professional education," observed Andrew Beuscher, Print Audit Services.
"I got at least one new idea or tip that I will use from almost every
session," stated Melissa Kurtz, The Kurtz Advantage.
Conference Session Overview
The following is a preliminary listing of this year's technical sessions:
XML and FileMaker Pro Fundamentals; FileMaker Strategies and Directions;
Interface & Interaction Design; Pluginology; FileMaker Pro and the Web
(Basic to Advanced); XML / FileMaker Pro Integration; Designing Scalable
Databases; Integrating FileMaker Pro with a Palm Pilot; Overview of Active
X and the FileMaker Pro 5 Object Model: Making FileMaker for Windows Dance;
Document Management Using FileMaker Pro 5; Configuring FileMaker Server:
Designing Multi-user Solutions (Intermediate and Advanced); Real World
FileMaker: Ten Tips to Automate Workflow with FileMaker Pro; Implementing
FileMaker Pro Development Standards; Database Security; Data Modeling for
FileMaker Pro Developers; Scripting and Calculations (Intermediate and
Advanced); Stretching the Capabilities of FileMaker Pro; and Providing the
Power Reporting System.
For a complete listing and description of conference sessions and the
conference schedule go to www.filemaker.com/devcon.
Cybersatirist Bob Hirschfeld (http://www.bobsfridge.com), who has been
featured on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, will kick off the conference on
Registrants signing up for the conference before July 7 will save $200 off
the regular registration fee.
The FileMaker Developer Conference is co-sponsored by FileMaker, Inc. and
ADVISOR MEDIA, Inc., publishers of FILEMAKER PRO ADVISOR Magazine.
FileMaker, Inc. is a worldwide leader in database solutions for workgroups
and individuals, from the desktop to the Web. Its award-winning FileMaker
Pro line of database software provides relational power, instant and custom
Web publishing and legendary ease-of-use. FileMaker, Inc., is a subsidiary
of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).