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FileMaker Developer's Free Conference Scheduler Now Includes Locator and Electronic Messaging

Orlando, FL - June 9th 2008 - FREE 2008 DevCon Scheduler Updated to include people locator & electronic message board for all attendees Powered by FileMaker Server 9 Advanced and coded using the FileMaker PHP API.

http://www.fmpug.com/devcon

FMPug.com, the leading FileMaker-centric networking community announced today their popular DevCon Scheduler has been updated and expanded. The update to the DevCon Scheduler enables ALL attendees to register for a FREE account and subsequently record their personal DevCon schedule. In addition to this update, two brand new features have been added that are sure to be a big hit with attendees during the annual FileMaker DevCon being held in Phoenix, AZ between July 13th - 17th 2008.

People Locator

This feature allows friends and fellow attendees to locate one another wherever they may be in/around the hotel. To maintain an up-to-the-minute status and location, simply login from any web enabled device! Set up a "friend list" to quickly and easily locate a person or set of people. Whether attending a session, meandering around the product showcase, lazing by the pool or partaking in a libation at one of the bars, finding one another is now as simple as point and click.

Message Board

The second addition to the DevCon Scheduler is an electronic message board. DevCon attendees will be able to view the messages as they are posted or view by categories such as meet-up, networking, help, services req'd and others. Messages may be posted from any web-enabled device and are instantly displayed. The 25 most recent messages will be displayed and newer messages are automatically added to the top of the list with no refresh required.

This message board is available to all attendees; however an account is required to post messages to the board itself.

Stop by the site today, register for your FREE account and begin recording your session schedule. Want to see how many fellow attendees are registering for the same sessions? Check out the list view where you'll be able to glimpse at the most recent popularity statistics

Meet Your (potential) MacBook Air

Just announced at this year's MacWorld, the MacBook Air is the world's thinnest notebook on the market. Perfect for that long flight, presenting to clients or just lazing on the sofa. What better way to show how we "cair" about our membership than offering the chance to win this great piece of technology.

The drawing for the MacBook Air will take place during the Rockband Party, Tuesday night beginning at 10pm.

(Must be an active member of FMPug to be eligible to win the MacBook Air. Must be present at the drawing to win.)

Not a member yet?!

If you're not a member yet, there's no time like the present! The gang at FMPug has been working really hard to make our site and membership benefits even more robust! The FMPug network is available from $99 for a virtual membership (http://www.fmpug.com/join.php) and you'll gain instant access to all the membership benefits and perks available.

Infrastructure for FMPug.com is provided by our friends at dbdom.com who provide dedicated FileMaker, Web & Email Servers for FMPug.com. dbdom.com is just one of many FMPug discount providers offering members savings on their products.

The 2008 FileMaker Developer's Conference will be held in Phoenix, AZ from July 13-17. Please visit http://filemaker.com/developers/devcon for details and registration.

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About FMPlug.com

Headquartered in Orlando, Florida - DnG Design & Development's FMPug.com is fast becoming the world's leading resource for developers & users who utilize FileMaker in their day-to-day activities. Winner of the 2005 Mad Dog PR Award & two FileMaker Excellence Awards, FMPug has created one of the first truly virtual communities with FileMaker as its focus. Continually updating its benefit offerings to meet the ever-growing needs of its member base, FMPug prides itself on offering membership opportunities to anyone & everyone interested in FileMaker.

FMPug.com - A Developer's Best Friend

For information: http://www.fmpug.com or
Contact: info@fmpug.com
Phone: (407) 810-4722

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