FILEMAKER DEVELOPER CONFERENCE – Orlando, Fla. – (August 13 – 17,
2006) – This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Lasso, OmniPilot
Software, Inc.’s professional Web programming language. Ten years
ago, Lasso was developed to tie FileMaker databases to the Web.
FileMaker is famous for its ease-of-use when building timesaving
databases for desktop use. Lasso allowed developers to create a
custom Web site, which displayed data from their FileMaker database.
Lasso was developed to excel in ease-of-use, performance, security
“We are happy to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of our Lasso
product line at this year’s FileMaker DevCon,” said Brett Circe,
president of OmniPilot Software, Inc. “Lasso continues to be the best
way to tie FileMaker to the Web, and we will continue to prove it in
the next 10 years.”
Today Lasso offers a large toolset of advanced programming features
to build complete Web-based applications. OmniPilot has dedicated a
section on its Web site to serve as a resource for FileMaker
developers seeking information about the capabilities of working with
One part of this new section answers the Frequently Asked Questions
(FAQs) of FileMaker users who attended the FileMaker Conference in
Vienne, France earlier this year. FMFrance attendees were given a
special demonstration of Lasso 8.5 and the new Chart FX for Lasso.
Other items in this new section include a Quick Start guide for
FileMaker Server Advanced users, the FREE Lasso Developer edition,
the Lasso and PHP comparison paper, and much more.
At this year’s FM DevCon, OmniPilot will demonstrate and discuss
Lasso Professional Server 8.5’s latest capabilities including
FileMaker 8 support, back-end support for FileMaker 8.5 Web Viewers,
AJAX and Web 2.0 techniques, Chart FX enterprise charting, and more.
Copies of the Lasso/PHP comparison paper, written by MacTech magazine
are available, and for anyone comparing languages this is a MUST
To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Lasso, OmniPilot Software
is offering a few special discounts. Users can upgrade to Lasso
Server 8.5 from ANY PREVIOUS VERSION of Lasso Server for only $299
and all new Lasso Server licenses are only $599. For more
information, please visit (http://store.omnipilot.com/) or contact
OmniPilot at 800-678-9958.
About OmniPilot Software
OmniPilot Software, Inc. is a software development company offering
cross-platform business management solutions designed to help
small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) optimize their online presence.
In 2006, OmniPilot celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Lasso, which
survived the boom and bust of the dot.com era because of its loyal
following. It has grown from a simple scripting language on the Mac
to an enterprise programming language for Mac, Windows and Linux.
Lasso is a secure corporate alternative to open source Web
development languages. OmniPilot’s software is used by over 15,000
corporations worldwide from The Golf Channel to NASA, as well as over
1,000 educational institutions from Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT) to the University of Houston (UH) to name a few. For
more information visit (http://www.omnipilot.com/)