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New FileMaker eBook is the fastest way to learn databases – FREE

  • 25 January, 2007 12:52

<p>New 178-page eBook available for customers who purchase and register FileMaker Pro 8.5 or other qualifying products between now and 21 June, 2007</p>
<p>FileMaker, Inc. announced the immediate availability of a new downloadable digital book, "Creating a Database in FileMaker Pro 8.5: Visual QuickProject Guide" (download at</p>
<p>Written by prolific computer author Steve Schwartz, the new eBook is an updated version of his popular 2005 book, published by Peachpit Press, "Creating a Database in FileMaker Pro 8: Visual QuickProject Guide".</p>
<p>“FileMaker is incredibly easy to use and so is this QuickProject guide,” said Steve McManus, Regional Manager – Asia Pacific, FileMaker, Inc. “It makes learning a database a fun, hands-on-keyboard experience. I’m delighted FileMaker was able to work with Steve Schwartz and PeachPit Press to deliver this book that will enhance the experience of a huge number of new FileMaker Pro 8.5 users.”</p>
<p>The special eBook offer is for customers who purchase and register any of the following qualifying products between now and 21 June, 2007: FileMaker Pro 8.5, FileMaker Pro 8.5 Advanced, FileMaker Server 8, FileMaker Server 8 Advanced and FileMaker Mobile 8.</p>
<p>“Creating a Database in FileMaker Pro 8.5” takes both Mac and Windows users through the process of creating and using FileMaker databases using easy to understand full colour graphics and directions. It also demonstrates how easy it is to use the new features of FileMaker Pro 8.5, such as the FileMaker Web Viewer, which integrates live Web data into a FileMaker database.</p>
<p>Book topics include:</p>
<p>* Introduction to databases</p>
<p>* Defining fields of data</p>
<p>* Creating the layout of a database</p>
<p>* Creating related tables</p>
<p>* Summary data reports</p>
<p>* Creating buttons, scripts and value lists</p>
<p>* Using a database</p>
<p>* Special FileMaker Pro 8.5 features</p>
<p>About FileMaker, Inc.</p>
<p>FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Inc.</p>
<p>Customer contact:</p>
<p>1800 028 316</p>
<p>Media contact:</p>
<p>Amanda Brown</p>
<p>Kinetics Pty Ltd</p>
<p>07 5501 5722</p>
<p>©2007 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p>

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