FileMaker to Sponsor Zend/PHP Conference

Company to showcase new built-in FileMaker API for PHP for creating dynamic data-driven Web sites

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Oct. 8, 2007 – At this year’s Zend/PHP Conference and Expo , FileMaker, Inc. will showcase the new award-wining FileMaker Pro 9 Advanced, as well as FileMaker Server 9, Oct. 8-11 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport.

Attendees will see the certified FileMaker API for PHP, which is now built into FileMaker Server 9   and FileMaker Server 9 Advanced . The API helps developers deploy dynamic data-driven Web sites from applications built with FileMaker, a development tool that combines graphical layouts, scripting, and business logic programming into one seamless package. FileMaker will also showcase how anyone can make live connections to MySQL data sources, create reports and analyze data in a fraction of the time required for traditional programming tools.FileMaker will also demonstrate the new PHP Site Assistant, which enables users and Web developers to easily publish information to external Web sites, gather information from Web visitors and create new solutions combining a Web-based front-end with a rich, FileMaker Pro back-end.

New PHP Site Assistant Accelerates Web Site Development
A link in FileMaker Pro 9 Advanced provides a one-click launch of the PHP Site Assistant in FileMaker Server 9. The PHP Site Assistant and FileMaker API work together to put FileMaker data on Web sites quickly. The PHP Site Assistant asks step-by-step questions to produce PHP-based Web pages that address the most popular Web uses. These include data collection forms, list searching and database record editing. Users can then publish the pages as they are or edit them in Dreamweaver or another html editor.

About FileMaker, Inc.

FileMaker is the leader in easy-to-use database software. Millions of people, from individuals to some of the world's largest companies, rely on FileMaker software to manage, analyze and share vital information. The company’s products are the FileMaker Pro line – versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac and the Web – and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPod touch. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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