FileMaker Developer Conference 2012 to Feature Over 70 Technical and Business Sessions For Building Better FileMaker Databases for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – February 29 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced schedule highlights for the FileMaker Developer Conference 2012, the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileMaker independent and corporate database developers, trainers and users, July 16-19, 2012, at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Florida.

Attendees will see exciting, live demonstrations by FileMaker staff and exhibitors and learn about creating custom FileMaker apps for the iPad and iPhone, building better databases and extending solutions to the web. In addition to increasing their technical expertise, developers can mingle and network with over 1,100 FileMaker enthusiasts, from more than 35 countries during the four-day event.

Due to escalating demand for solutions that run on FileMaker Go, the top-selling business database app for iPad and iPhone, this year’s conference will offer attendees an expanded selection of FileMaker Go related sessions:

  • Guidelines for Designing in Go
  • iOS Mobile Device Management
  • Top-Notch Layout Design for FileMaker Go
  • Great Interface Design Patterns for FileMaker Go
  • Extending FileMaker Go
  • Event Services Industry Case Study: Solving Business Challenges with FileMaker Go
  • Design for Offline: Building FileMaker Go Apps That Work When the Internet Doesn't
  • Deploying FileMaker Go In Your Organization

An additional sampling of technical and business-oriented sessions includes:

  • Mapping and Geo-location with FileMaker
  • FileMaker Security
  • Server Configuration Best Practices
  • Scripts as Functions: Using Structured I/O For Reusable Scripts
  • Getting Out of a Scrape - Web Data Retrieval with FileMaker Pro
  • 10 Rules For Developing A Commercial Product In FileMaker Pro
  • Consulting Firm Conundrums
  • And much more!

The popular FileMaker Training Series Track, designed to help developers hone their skills as well as prepare for the FileMaker Certification exam, will be interspersed throughout the program with 13 sessions. The conference will also feature special meetings and events designed for developers building successful businesses in specific markets, including K-12 education and Latin America.

This year, over 30 exhibitors will showcase their products and services within the FileMaker Developer Conference Exhibitor Showcase. Companies exhibiting at the showcase include: .com Solutions, Inc., 24U Software, 360Works, Accelerated Payment Technologies, Actual Technologies, Beezwax Datatools Inc., CCQ-FM, Inc., DB Services, Excelisys, Goya Pty. Ltd., Kove, NELiX TransaX LLC, NRG Shipping Software, Productive Computing, Inc., Seedcode, Skeleton Key, Soliant Consulting, Inc., Villtech Corp, Virtual Training Company, Inc., Worldcloud, Inc., and WorldSync, Inc.

Click here to see a complete listing of all sessions.

Conference attendees will save up to US$300 off the full conference registration price, paying only $1,295, by taking advantage of the “early bird” discount, available now through May 22, 2012. Paid attendees will also receive a free copy of FileMaker Pro Advanced – a $499 value. Also available is the Gold Registration package for $1,895, which in addition to the standard conference sessions includes pre-conference sessions and the FileMaker Training Series courses.

A limited number of hotel rooms are available at a special group rate. Conference attendees are strongly urged to make reservations before discounted rooms sell out. Call the Fontainebleau Hotel today at +1 866-711-6306 or reserve your hotel room online.

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 essential information. The company's products are the FileMaker line - versatile database software for teams and organizations, for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad and the web - and Bento, the personal database for Mac, iPhone and iPad. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple.

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