Announcing the Launch of FileMakerUniversity.com
New FileMaker=AE Pro 7 Training Available from Leading FileMaker Development
Firms CoreSolutions Development=81 and The Support Group=81
Toronto ON; Boston MA – March 19, 2004 – CoreSolutions Development Inc., in
partnership with The Support Group Inc. announce the launch of FileMaker
University – www.filemakeruniversity.com – a Website dedicated to providing
the FileMaker Pro community with a source for reliable, high quality
The Website will showcase a new Version 7 training course developed by Rich
Coulombre, President of The Support Group. Appropriately titled “What’s
Next?=81 Advancing to FileMaker Pro 7”, this four-day hands-on training clas=
introduces FileMaker developers to the skills they need to develop
effective solutions with FileMaker 7 and migrate from older versions.
“FileMaker Inc. has gone way beyond what developers and corporate users
have been asking for,” said Barney Lawn, CEO of CoreSolutions. “FileMaker
7 will change the way we approach and develop FileMaker databases. We are
looking forward to helping our customers by offering the “What’s Next”
class from The Support Group.”
The new FileMakerUniversity.com Website also incorporates the highly
successful and award-winning curriculum of both companies, which represent
two of only four companies worldwide designated as Authorized Trainers by
FileMaker Inc. “We are very proud to partner with CoreSolutions to offer
FileMaker Training” said Rich Coulombre, President of The Support Group.
“By combining forces on our curriculum and geographic locations, we believe
that FileMakerUniversity.com represents the most comprehensive FileMaker
training offering available today.”
The Support Group and CoreSolutions are leaders in the FileMaker community,
together representing more than 30 years experience developing databases
for small businesses, departments, corporations, and universities. As
authors of books, articles and newsletters about FileMaker Pro, the
FileMaker University team of trainers is highly respected in the FileMaker
community. Sharing a common philosophy when it comes to training, both Mr.
Coulombre and Mr. Lawn believe that training can help developers to avoid
pitfalls that cost time and money.
About CoreSolutions Development Inc.
CoreSolutions specializes in the development of custom-designed databases
and data-driven web-applications using FileMaker Pro. With over 15 years
of experience, CoreSolutions develops solutions for Business, Healthcare,
Education, Government and Non-Profit sector clients. They are a Partner
Level member of the FileMaker Solutions Alliance, an authorized trainer for
the FileMaker Professional Training Foundation Series and the winner of the
FileMaker Pro Excellence Award for developing outstanding technical and
training resources for FileMaker Pro. As publishers of the For FileMaker
newsletter, with over 3500 subscribers, and the FileMaker Standards
Document, CoreSolutions has helped promote FileMaker to developers across
Customers include: FileMaker Inc., Falconbridge Limited, Canadian Imperial
Bank of Commerce, Apple Canada Inc., Canon Canada and AIM Trimark
About The Support Group Inc.
Founded in 1985, The Support Group, Inc. leads the field in FileMaker
design, development and training for both Windows and Macintosh
environments. Based in Boston with offices in New York, Los Angeles and
the San Francisco Bay Area, The Support Group provides its services
throughout North America in business/industry, education and government.
It is one of only 25 FileMaker Solutions Alliance Partner-level members and
one of four companies recognized as a FileMaker Professional Training
Foundation Series authorized trainer. The firm has won numerous industry
awards, authored best-selling books and spoken at professional conferences.
Customers include Compaq, Pfizer, FileMaker Inc., Standard & Poor’s, First
USA Bank, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, MIT, Los Angeles Unified
School District and Harvard University.
Additional information on The Support Group can be found at