360Works has released ScriptMaster 4 (http://360works.com/scriptmaster/), the latest version of its free FileMaker plug-in. It now includes 81 functions, enabling developers to y manipulate files and folders, encrypt and decrypt sensitive data, download web pages and submit online forms, push notifications to iPhone and other iOS devices, and incorporate XML Web Services, shell scripting and event/script triggering.
In addition to these new functions, ScriptMaster 4 delivers speed and stability improvements, the ability to load and share modules on the network, improved documentation and tutorials, and numerous bug fixes. Also new in ScriptMaster 4.0 is the optional US$95 Advanced Edition:
The Advanced Edition will allow anybody to generate their own branded plug-ins. Just check the modules you want and click the “Make Plugin” button, and you’ve got a plugin with all of your favorite modules pre-compiled into it. You can distribute this generated plugin royalty-free with all of your custom solutions.
The Advanced Edition allows direct access to the FileMaker clipboard, allowing you to read clipboard contents at runtime. You can even modify the clipboard items and then push the modified versions back onto the clipboard. The Advanced Edition allows direct access to the FileMaker SQL engine, which allows you to execute SQL commands directly from any script.