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iApp Server 1.0 Beta for FileMaker Pro 7

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September 7, 2004

iApp Server 1.0 Beta for FileMaker Pro 7 Now Available for Mac OS X

New Application Server Enables Custom Web Publishing with FileMaker Pro 7

Palo Alto, CA — September 7, 2004 — MACWEB.COM announced today the
immediate availability of iApp Server 1.0 Beta for FileMaker Pro 7. iApp
Server 1.0 for FileMaker is a brand new application server middleware tool
and installs as an Apache 1.3 module on Mac OS X. A plug-in version for 4D
WebSTAR V is coming soon.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker enables custom web publishing with FileMaker
Pro 7 client. Use it to quickly and easily build dynamic, database-driven
web sites. By using innovative technology like Server- Side Rendering(TM)
(SSR) and Saved Actions, iApp Server successfully migrates the ease-of-use
database developers know and love about FileMaker Pro to web development.
iApp Server’s feature list mirrors that of the new FileMaker Pro 7 with
support for relational and portal fields; browsing, sorting, creating and
editing database records; even running ScriptMaker scripts via any custom
web browser interface.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker supports easy-to-use HTML template files as a
native file format. Most template files are Internet standard HTML
documents devoid of confusing, incompatible, and proprietary markup. For
this reason a webmaster need not learn yet another markup language, and
template documents are compatible with web page editors and client
browsers. Database [field] and [variable] entities may be used throughout a
template document to insert dynamic data where desired.

Server-Side Rendering(TM) (SSR) is the dynamic, server-side rewrite of HTML
form elements given backend database or variable data. This includes:

* Automatic selection of select menu options. * Automatic selection of
checkbox and radio button input fields. * Automatic population of input
fields of type “text”.

Saved Actions make it very easy to build and maintain dynamic, database-
driven web sites with FileMaker Pro 7. Referenced by name, Saved Actions
are pre-defined data source calls that query or modify a target database
table.

iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker pricing will be $495 and distributed as an
electronic software download only. To download the most recent Beta version
please visit www.macweb.com.

Mac webmasters interested in iApp Server 1.0 for FileMaker discussions and
support should subscribe to the iApp Server Talk List forum at
www.macweb.com/lists/.

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