FileMaker and ServiceObjects Announce Free Web Services For
FileMaker Pro 6 Users
Business-ready XML solutions deliver real-time data directly into
FileMaker Pro 6 databases
SANTA CLARA, CA – Nov. 20, 2002 – Starting today, FileMaker,
Inc. is making available the following four free Web services for
FileMaker Pro 6 users in conjunction with ServiceObjects, Inc., a
leader in building web services, downloadable free of charge at (a
)https://so.filemaker.com/servlet/so/so.html(/a) now through September
* Package Comparison – Save time and money by comparing
shipping costs across multiple carriers (including DHL, Federal
Express, UPS and USPS), as well as multiple shipping methods.
* Package Tracking – Track packages across multiple carriers
from a central Web interface.
* Address Validation – Quickly verify street address
information to reduce errors, lower mailing costs and improve customer
* Email validation -Verify email address in real-time to
improve customer feedback and reduce time and cost for follow-up
All of the ServiceObjects’ DOTS =81Web Services may be accessed
100 times per day.
“By working with ServiceObjects, we are helping FileMaker
developers pave the way for a future of universal information
exchange," said Dominique Goupil, president of FileMaker,
Inc. “Through ServiceObjects, FileMaker Pro developers
will have ready access to Web services so they can create custom
applications that automatically gather and share information over the
“With integrated XML import and export, FileMaker Pro 6 is
extending desktop application development to the next level,” said
Geoff Grow, CEO of ServiceObjects. “By integrating with DOTS Web
services over the Web, FileMaker developers can quickly create custom
applications that contain real-time data drawn from many different
sources and have that data updated automatically as it
FileMaker Pro 6 users may also download customized XSLT
(Extensible Style Sheets) free at (a
)http://www.filemaker.com/xml/xslt_library.html(/a). The stylesheets
allow for XML data exchange between FileMaker Pro 6 and specific XML
based data sources. All use of the web services and customized XSLT
style sheets are subject to the terms and conditions stated on the
FileMaker Web site.
About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker is a leader in workgroup databases. FileMaker software lets
departments and teams create and share databases to manage and track
projects, assets and people. Its award-winning FileMaker line of
database software provides relational power, instant and custom Web
publishing and legendary ease-of-use. FileMaker, Inc. is the database
software subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).
About ServiceObjects, Inc.
Founded in 1999, ServiceObjects, Incorporated develops Web
services for common business tasks such as address correction, email
validation, and phone number look-up. ServiceObjects’ DOTS platform
enables users to simultaneously access third-party Internet sites,
databases, intranets and other external resources as if the content
existed locally. ServiceObjects has 140+ clients and enjoys a high
retention rate due to its fanatical commitment to customer