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FileMaker 10 Certification Testing Now Available

Certification helps developers and consultants transform their skills into new business opportunities by leveraging industry-recognized credentials

SANTA CLARA, Calif., - June 2, 2009 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of certification testing for the award-winning FileMaker 10 product line.

With FileMaker 10 Certification, developers can boost their industry-wide business and career potential by becoming recognized as a FileMaker 10 Certified Developer, who has the essential knowledge necessary to develop and deploy business or organizational solutions using the FileMaker 10 family of products.

"Developers certified in FileMaker 10 can differentiate themselves from competitors to increase their business opportunities," said Jon Sigler, vice president, Product management and Developer Relations, FileMaker.

In addition to receiving a FileMaker 10 Certified Developer certificate, those who pass the test may use the FileMaker Certified Developer logo on business cards, websites and marketing collateral. Members of the FileMaker Business Alliance who receive certification are listed as certified developers on the FileMaker consultant listing web pages.

FileMaker Pro 10 certification

Although there are no prerequisites for the FileMaker 10 certification exam, FileMaker recommends that test candidates explore the FileMaker Training Series, the most comprehensive self-paced training for FileMaker 10. The FileMaker Training Series manual and CD are available for $99. The series includes a 700+ page manual and a CD with demo files, exercises and videos to help guide users through the content. Modules in the series cover a wide range of topics from introductory concepts such as working with fields and layouts to more advanced topics such as Script Triggers and Web publishing. The FileMaker Training Series can also be taken as a leader-led course offered by a FileMaker Authorized Trainer.

For organizations looking for a consultant to help build a customized FileMaker solution, FileMaker certification is the validation of an experienced professional who has technical knowledge of the complete FileMaker product line.

In addition to the FileMaker Training Series, FileMaker offers a variety of educational resources, including its upcoming FileMaker Developer Conference, August 13 to 16, 2009, at the Hilton San Francisco. The conference offers a number of sessions designed to help prepare candidates for certification testing. FileMaker Technical Network (TechNet), available at $99 annually, offers access to technical briefs and resources available only to TechNet members.

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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