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Lasso Summit 2001

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 14, 2001

BLUE WORLD, VH PUBLICATIONS AND MIGHTYDATA ANNOUNCE LASSO SUMMIT 2001

Lasso Summit 2001 will be August 10-11, 2001 at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn in
Orlando, Florida.

Bellevue, WA–May 14, 2001–Blue World Communications, Inc., VH
Publications Inc., and MightyData L.L.C. today announced Lasso Summit 2001,
to be held August 10-11, 2001 at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn near Orlando,
Florida. Lasso Summit 2001 is the premier education event for Lasso
developers and Web hosting providers.

“Lasso Summit 2001 is an excellent way to bring the burgeoning Lasso
community together to learn key skills and information about Lasso
products” said Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World. “We’re delighted with the
launch of this first large-scale event aimed to serve the needs of Lasso
developers.”

Keynote Address

Blue World CEO Bill Doerrfeld will kickoff Lasso Summit 2001 on Friday,
August 10, 2001 with the keynote address. Mr. Doerrfeld will present his
vision for the future of the Lasso product line. As the father of Lasso, he
has been responsible for bringing the Lasso Web Data Engine and Lasso
Studio products to market from concept to final release since 1996.

Feature Presentations

Lasso Summit 2001 will include feature presentations by leading Lasso
innovators and consultants. Peter Bethke will discuss Structural Approaches
to LDML including the Corral Method. Douglas Burchard will showcase tools
for Debugging Your Lasso Code. Michael Collins will discuss how to enhance
existing Lasso solutions with MySQL. Jim Van Heule will present Is Your
Site Really Secure covering the latest security techniques.

Hands-On Training

On Day Two of Lasso Summit 2001, attendees will choose from two hands-on
Lasso training classes. ISO FileMaker Magazine Lasso columnist Kirk Bowman
will present Intermediate Lasso Wizardry for attendees with limited Lasso
experience or converting CDML solutions to LDML. Former Lasso product
manager Jim Van Heule will present Advanced Lasso Wizardry for attendees
who have developed with Lasso for a minimum of one year.

Stump the Lasso Wizards: Q & A with Summit Speakers

At the close of Lasso Summit 2001, attendees will have the opportunity to
propose questions directly to the Lasso Summit 2001 speakers and trainers.
Peter Bethke, Kirk Bowman, Douglas Burchard, Michael Collins, and Jim Van
Heule will participate in an open forum designed to culminate Lasso Summit
2001.

Travel and Venue

Lasso Summit 2001 is an affiliate event to FileMaker DevCon 2001.
Activities for Lasso Summit 2001 will be held at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn.
Accommodations for Lasso Summit 2001 are available at Disney’s Coronado
Springs Resort. Boardwalk Inn is located 10 minutes from Coronado Springs.

Registration

Registration for Lasso Summit 2001 is $599.00 (US). All attendees will
receive a Lasso Summit Manual containing the complete contents of the
feature presentations and hands-on training sessions. Attendees will also
receive the Lasso Summit CD-ROM with solutions from the speakers and
sponsors.

Breakfast and lunch on August 10-11, 2001 are included for all attendees.
In addition, on Friday, August 10 from 5pm-7pm all attendees are invited to
attend a reception hosted by Blue World, VH Publications, MightyData and
the Lasso Summit 2001 sponsors.

Registration is available immediately online at the Lasso Summit 2001 Web
Site, (http://www.lassosummit.com).

Contact Information

For questions about Lasso Summit 2001 or registration for Lasso Summit
2001, visit (http://www.lassosummit.com) or contact Jim Van Heule at VH
Publications at 616-844-0066 or info@lassosummit.com.

For questions about sponsorships for Lasso Summit 2001 visit
(http://www.lassosummit.com/sponsor_center.lasso) or contact Kirk Bowman at
MightyData at 972-492-7523 or sponsor@lassosummit.com.

About Blue World

Blue World Communications (http://www.blueworld.com) delivers
cross-platform software tools allowing Web developers and designers to
quickly build and serve powerful data-driven Web sites. Blue World provides
Lasso Web Data Engine, Lasso Studio, Lasso Lite, Blue World Store and Blue
World ListSearch service in fulfillment of its mission to bring business to
the Internet(tm).

About VH Publications

VH Publications, Inc. (http://www.vhpublications.com) provides first-class
project management and web site development services for clients throughout
the world. VH Publications complete package of web development includes
project management, web design and dynamic database connectivity using the
latest Lasso technologies.

About MightyData

MightyData L.L.C. (http://www.mightydata.com) offers information technology
design, development and training services to a broad client base including
Fortune 1000 companies, education institutions, small business, and
non-profit groups. MightyData specializes in leading technologies including
FileMaker Pro, Lasso, SQL database integration, AppleScript and Palm OS.

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