Filemaker Pro 5 0 Adds Web Features
Posted on 27 Sep 1999
by Isaac (isaac)
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The base application is priced at US$249 (with US$149 upgrades) and an enhanced version enabling unlimited Web connections, SSL support, load balancing, and more is available for US$999.
Some of the new features are as follows:
- ODBC, XML, CSS, JDBC and ActiveX support
- import synchronisation
- database report wizards
- improved web-publishing tools
- IP-based security
- Web colour palette
- Microsoft Office integration
- "seven new Web themes".
Windows hardware requirements are a minimum 486/33, 16MB RAM, CDROM drive and hard drive, with Win9x or WinNT 4 (with Service Pack 3). Macintosh requirements are a minimum Power Macintosh, 16MB RAM, CDROM drive and hard drive, with Mac OS 7.6.1.
Of particular note on the FileMaker Web site is that "Access to web-published databases is limited to 10 IP addresses per 12 hour period". As previously mentioned, to enable unlimited Web connections requires an extra US$750.
You can find more details on the Filemaker site at this URL.